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March 2013 Archives

[UPDATE] Network Connectivity Issues (3/23/13) »

[Update] The issue today was with the main firewall module at the VCU Computer Center. We are currently running off of the backup module located at Harris Hall.  At some point we will need to move back to the primary firewall module once the issue is resolved.  We will post a notice for this one it is scheduled. _____________________________________ . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Afternoon (3/22/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Blackboard system beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon, March 22, 2013. This maintenance window is scheduled to be completed no later than midnight. As this work may be completed earlier, feel free to check the Blackboard blog during the maintenance window to see if a notice of completion of . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Email server Aspen3 is restarting.  Users may connect to Oak3 automatically via the Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere or via imap at oak3.vcu.edu. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Evening (3/15/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the eServices and Banner Forms systems Friday evening, March 15, 2013, beginning at 6 p.m. During this work these systems will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (3/16/13) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, March 16, 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 . . .

Google Docs Introduction [3/18/13] »

Date: March 18, 2013  |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | Create, share, and collaborate on the web with documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and forms. Google Docs is a free web-based office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive storage service. Documents can be created and edited onl . . .

VCU Wiki Experiencing Log In Issue (3/8/13) »

VCU Wiki account holders are experiencing issues with logging into the service. Account holders are most likely getting a 'not permitted' message when logging in. VCU Technology Services staff is working to resolve the issue but we do not have an ETA at this time. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday Morning (3/9/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 classroom capture system beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 9th, 2013. During this work the Echo360 system will not be available for viewing, capturing, or processing classroom captures. The work is expected to be completed no later than 10 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT C . . .

REDCap Introduction [3/14/13] »

Date: March 14, 2013    |     Time: 1pm-3:30pm     |     Location: Sanger B1-020  |   Register   | REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to support web-based data capture, including surveys. Although it was originally designed for research studies, REDCap can also be used for collecting and managing data for operational . . .

WordPress Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Night (3/5/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the WordPress system on Tuesday night, March 5, 2013, beginning at 8:30 p.m.  During this work there will be a brief period when WorkPress will be unavailable. Maintenance should be completed by 9:30 p.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

OpenText WebCMS Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Morning (3/7/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the OpenText web-based content management system (WebCMS) beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 7, 2013. During this work the WebCMS will be unavailable.  Maintenance is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions . . .

Web Database Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday Morning (3/9/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the database system that drives many VCU websites beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 9, 2013. At this time, we expect the sites listed below to be unavailable for at least part of this work which is expected to take approximately two hours to complete. Please contact the VCU helpIT C . . .

[Update] Network Connection Issue To Northern Virginia (3/4/13) »

[Update] this issue is resolved. Connection problem was due to a Verizon issue up in northern Virginia. _______________________________________________________________________ The network connection to the VCU School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine facilities in northern Virginia is experiencing connectivity issues at this time. Network Services s . . .

[Rescheduled] Web System Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (3/8/13) »

Note: This work was originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, 2013 but was postponed: VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the virtual hosting system that supports a number of VCU websites listed below. The work is scheduled for Friday morning  March 8, 2013 at 6 a.m. This change should only cause a disruption of connection . . .

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