ECS Events and Alerts

  • Jan16

    Collaborate Doesn't Need Java

    January 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

    As of December 22, 2014, Blackboard released a new Windows and Mac Launcher that eliminated the need for you to have Java installed on your local machine to run Collaborate. You can read more about how it functions here.

  • Jan12

    ICON Maintenance 1/12/15 7-7:30am

    January 12, 2015 -
    7:00am to 7:30am

    ICON has a scheduled maintenance window on Monday, January 12, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM for system patch application.  During this maintenance window, there will be a 5 to 10 minute outage where the system will be offline and unavailable for use.

  • Jan09

    Network Service Outage 1/9/15 6am

    January 9, 2015 -
    6:00am to 7:00am

    ECS will perform network maintenance on Friday, 9 January 2015, from 6-6:30am. All services -- file, web, connectivity, network -- in the Seamans Center will be affected, as will services in ERF and SHL including IIHR out buildings. The network should be restored by 6:30am. Other services, such as printing and file access, may not be available until 7am.

  • Jan04

    Network Service Upgrade 1/4/15

    January 4, 2015 -
    7:00am to 7:30am

    ECS needs to upgrade the router and some of the network switches so networking will be unavailable from 7-7:30am on Sunday, 4 January 2015. This downtime will affect ERF, SC, and SHL. Note that this downtime will affect the wireless network in all 3 buildings.

  • Dec23

    UICapture/Panopto Maintenance 12/23/14 6-10am

    December 23, 2014 -
    6:00am to 10:00am

    ITS has scheduled a maintenance for the Panopto SQL database on Tuesday, December 23rd from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

    ITS will be moving the Panopto SQL database to a new cluster, moving content to new storage, disabling SSLv3, and performing some F5 maintenance tasks.

  • Jan06

    ICON Upgrade to 10.3 on 1/6/15

    January 6, 2015 -
    7:00am to 4:00pm

    ICON will be upgraded to a new version (10.3 SP13) on Tuesday,  January 6th, 2015 from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm.

  • Jan08

    UI Wiki Down 1/8/15

    January 8, 2015 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    ITS has scheduled a upgrade for the Wiki service ( on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Wiki will be offline as we upgrade to a newer version.
    The upgrade contains several bug fixes and small feature changes. Please see for more information
  • Dec02

    Mac Yosemite and Network Connect

    December 2, 2014 - 11:45am

    If you are running Mac OS X 10.10, Yosemite, read the new information about how to get around the current Netconnect problem.

  • Nov06

    No Network Connectivity 11/6/14 5-7am

    November 6, 2014 -
    5:00am to 7:00am

    Because of work that ITS is doing on its infrastructure, on Thursday, 6 November, from 5-7:00am there will be no network connectivity from the Seamans Center to the rest of campus or to the internet.

  • Oct13

    MATLAB License Server Upgrade 10/13/14

    October 13, 2014 -
    7:30am to 8:00am

    ITS has scheduled a MATLAB License Server upgrade to MATLAB R2014b for Engineering on Monday, October 13th from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM:

    Outage time is anticipated to be 20 minutes per server but my be less. During the upgrade, no licenses can be checked from the server.