ECS Events and Alerts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 8, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
ITS has scheduled a upgrade for the Wiki service (wiki.uiowa.edu) 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 https://wiki.uiowa.edu/display/DOC/2014/12/12/January+2015+Wiki+Upgrade for more information
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.
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.
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.