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May 2012 Archives

Oak3 Restarting »

Email server Oak3 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to Aspen3 via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via aspen3.vcu.edu in IMAP clients. . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Email server Aspen3 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to Oak3 via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via oak3.vcu.edu in IMAP clients. . . .

Lotus Notes Transition to Google Apps – Sneak Peek [6/11/12] »

Date:  June 11, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-3pm   |   Location: Hibbs, 203   |   Register   | VCU faculty and staff will be transitioned to Google Apps, our new email and calendar platform, by the end of summer! Review this page on the appsforVCU Gone Google, which will guide you through the getting ready process. Prepare for the move by attending . . .

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (6/2/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, June 2, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via your a . . .

REDCap Service Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Morning (5/30/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the REDCap research and survey service beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning, May 30th, 2012. During this work the service will be unavailable. The service is expected to be available by 8 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Morning (5/29/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the eServices and Banner Forms services beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012. During this work both services will not be available until it is completed at 7 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Lotus Notes Transition to Google Apps – Sneak Peek [6/4/12] »

Date:  June 4, 2012   |   Time: 1pm-2pm   |   Location: Cabell B-35   |   Register   | VCU faculty and staff will be transitioned to Google Apps, our new email and calendar platform, by the end of summer! Review this page on the appsforVCU Gone Google, which will guide you through the getting ready process. Prepare for the move by attending a . . .

[UPDATE] Classroom Clickers Not Compatible WIth New Blackboard Version (5/22/12) »

Update - 5/23/12: Yesterday we were informed by eInstruction, the vendor for CPS clickers, that their current plug-in is not compatible with Blackboard 9.1. They released a new plug-in yesterday, which has been installed on Blackboard production this morning. Any instructors who had previously registered their Summer or Fall Blackboard courses for CPS . . .

[UPDATE 2] VCU Guest Wireless Service Disruption (5/22/12) »

[UPDATE - 4:17 p.m.] VCU Guest Wireless service has been restored on the MCV campus.  Thank you. ____________________________________________________________ [UPDATE - 2:38 p.m.] VCU Guest Wireless is operational on the Monroe Park Campus. MCV campus is still experiencing connection issues. Our staff is still working on it. ___________________ . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Night (5/25/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Blackboard system beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday night, May 25th, 2012. During this work, the Blackboard service will be unavailable via the web and mobile applications. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Morning (5/23/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 lecture capture system beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, May 23, 2012. During this word there wil be a brief period when the system is unavailable due to a restart of the system. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server aspen is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen2 Restarting »

Email server aspen2 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak2.vcu.edu. . . .

Create & Maintain a Blog in WordPress [6/6/12] »

Date: June 6, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-4pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | A blog is an online journal listed in chronological order and posted on the Web for public viewing.  This workshop will show you how to get started setting up and maintaining a WordPress blog/site. Typically, blogs are updated regularly and prov . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (5/19/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, May 19, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via your a . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (5/18/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday night, May 18th, 2012. During this work eServices and Banner Forms will not be available. This maintenance is expected to be completed by 7 p.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.   . . .

Network Maintenace Scheduled For Saturday Afternoon (5/19/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the VCU network that will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, May 19, 2012. This work is being performed to facilitate the construction of the new West Grace Street residence hall. During this time, users in the buildings listed below can expect some period of network and telephone service disru . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Web Server Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Morning (5/16/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on a web server beginning at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, May 16, 2012. There will be a brief period downtime during the restart. During this work a number of VCU web sites and applications will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. List of . . .

Certain Access To VCU Systems To Be Blocked From Internet Beginning Wednesday Morning (5/16/12) »

VCU Technology Services will be blocking  access to a number of computer services and ports from the Internet at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. This change will only affect off-campus communications into the VCU network. Access to these services and ports from off campus will require the use of the VCU web-based virtual private network service . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Email server aspen3 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak3.vcu.edu. . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Morning (5/17/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the Echo360 lecture capture system beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, May 17, 2012. During this work, the system will be unavailable for viewing Echo360 presentations, running scheduled or adhoc captures, or processing presentations. There are no scheduled captures during this downtime.  . . .

WebVPN Maintenance Scheduled For Monday Morning (5/14/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the web-based virtual private network service, also known as WebVPN, beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012. During this work, the system will be unavailable. Service is expected to be restored by 6 a.m. The following groups are expected to be impacted: Telecommunters Those who remotely . . .

Cedar Mail Server Unavailable »

E-Mail Services is working to bring Cedar back on-line. Outbound mail via IMAP clients is directly affected. IMAP clients can sign into VCU Mail Anywhere to send mail until the server is brought back on-line. For assistance accessing VCU Mail Anywhere, please call the Helpdesk at 828-2227. . . .

Some VCU Websites Scheduled For Maintenance Monday Morning (5/14/12) »

The virtual machine used to host the sites listed below will be migrated to a new server beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Monday morning, May 14, 2012. There will be downtime for the sites listed below as the migration occurs over two and a half hours. During this outage the web sites/applications listed below will be offline. Please contact the VCU helpIT Cen . . .

[Rescheduled For June 22] Echo360 Upgrade Scheduled For Friday »

Rescheduled: This upgrade has been rescheduled from June 15 to Friday, June 22, beginning at 7 a.m. The work is expected to be completed by 3 p.m. This second reschedule of the upgrade is due to the need to complete external database testing prior to the upgrade. ______________________________________________________________ On Friday, June 8, 2012, V . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Sunday Morning (5/6/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the blackboard system beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning, May 6th, 2012. This work is expected to be complete by 7 a.m. During the maintenance, the Blackboard Web site will be unavailable and mobile applications will not be able to access the system. If unforeseen circumstances cause the Blackboa . . .

Maintenance For Faculty Staff E-mail System Is Scheduled For Saturday (5/5/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, May 5, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via your al . . .

Aspen4 and Oak4 Restarting »

Email servers ASPEN4 and OAK4 are currently restarting.  They will be available soon. . . .

Maintenance Scheduled for REDCap System On Friday Morning (5/4/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the backend system that supports the REDCap system beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday morning, May 4th, 2012. During this work the REDCap service will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

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