ECS Events and Alerts

  • Sep30

    ICON 10.2 Service Pack 14 Installation on 9/30/14

    September 30, 2014 -
    7:00am to 10:00am

    ICON will be upgraded to 10.2 Service Pack 14 (SP 14) on Tuesday, September 30th at 7:00am. 

    No downtime is required for this installation. There are several bug fixes, as well as a new feature to restore deleted discussion forums and topics from the interface.

    See for more details about the changes in this service pack.

  • Oct11

    Turnitin Maintenance 10/11/14

    October 11, 2014 -
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Turnitin has scheduled a maintenance window on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  The Turnitin service may be unavailable for brief periods of time during this maintenance window.

    Instructors are encouraged to modify assignment due dates to occur either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window.

    Files uploaded to ICON drop boxes that use the Turnitin integration while Turnitin is unavailable will be queued and processed after the Turnitin service is back online.

  • Sep19 Maintenance 9/19

    September 19, 2014 -
    1:00am to 2:00am

    ITS has been notified that will be unavailable on Friday, September 19th from 1:00 AM to 2:00 AM due to server capacity improvements.

  • Sep12

    Thunderbird Update and Mailing Lists

    September 12, 2014 - 11:00am

    If you use Thunderbird and have recently tried to send email to a mailing list but the mailing failed, update using the Symantec Management Agent (managed computers) or download and install Thunderbird 31.1.1 (locally administered computers).

    The previous version of Thunderbird included a bug that affected mailing lists that include a space in the list name.

  • Sep11

    MATLAB License Server Down 9/11/14

    September 11, 2014 -
    7:30am to 9:00am

    ITS announced that the Engineering - ITSNT1151 MATLAB license servers will be updated on Thursday, September 11 between 7:30AM and 9:00AM.  The license server will be unavailable during this maintenance period.

  • Sep04

    Power Reconfiguration 10-11 September - UPDATE

    September 4, 2014 - 1:45pm

    ECS is reconfiguring the power in the server room and the next phase requires running without the UPS (uninterruptible power supply) Wednesday and Thursday, 10-11 September. The UPS is not usually used, but weather conditions this week could call it into service. As a precaution, please save your files regularly and certainly before leaving the office for the evening while the UPS is not running.

  • Aug22

    New ANSYS 15 and License Change

    August 22, 2014 - 3:30pm

    On Monday, 8/25/14, ECS will be running ANSYS v. 15. This new version runs under a new license that changes research use of the software. If you use ANSYS for research, please contact the ECS Main Office, 1256 SC, 319-335-5751, to get information about the new license.

  • Aug21

    ICON 10 Training Materials

    August 21, 2014 - 2:45pm

    ITS just posted the ICON 10 Point-N-Click training materials. Learn how to use ICON’s Content tool to make course materials and related links available to your students in a timely, easily accessible manner. There are sample download files to use with this self-paced training.

  • Aug14

    ITS Wireless Maintenance 8/14/14 6-7am

    August 14, 2014 -
    6:00am to 7:00am

    There is a scheduled Wi-Fi maintenance window on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM for the Seamans Center.

    This maintenance is necessary to upgrade the wireless equipment servicing this area.  The outage should last approximately five minutes, but the entire window is scheduled to cover contingencies.

  • Aug13

    UICapture/Panopto Upgrade 8/13/14

    August 13, 2014 -
    6:00am to 11:00am

    The UICapture/Panopto service will be upgraded to version 4.6.1 on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 beginning at 6:00 AM.  The upgrade is expected to last 5 hours during which time the viewing and uploading service will be interrupted.  Users can record in offline mode and upload after the upgrade is completed.