ETC Events and Alerts

  • Jul03

    ITS Wireless Replacement Equipment Begins 7/14

    July 3, 2014 - 4:15pm

    ITS is in the process of replacing the UI Wireless network equipment across campus.  We have scheduled this work at Seamans Center for a two-week time frame beginning July 14, 2014.

    Our technicians will be in your building replacing existing wireless access points and adding new ones where needed.  We hope to do this with as little disruption to your daily routine as possible.  As we replace access points in a particular area of your building, the wireless service in that area will be interrupted briefly.

  • Jul19

    ITS Home Drive Maintenance 7/19/14

    July 19, 2014 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

    ITS will be doing maintenance on the Home Drive (H:) service on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  Your documents will not be available during this hour.  In order to make certain that you do not have any file corruption, please log out of your workstation before 9:00 PM or close any files you have open on your ITS Home Drive (H:).  This includes closing Outlook if you have .pst files saved on your ITS Home Drive (H:).

    Please contact the ITS Help Desk with questions or concerns.

    Note that this maintenance does not affect engineering home drives.

  • Jul15

    ITS Shared Drive Maintenance 7/15/14

    July 15, 2014 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

    ITS will be doing maintenance on the ITS Shared (L:) Drive service on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  Your documents will not be available during this hour.  In order to make certain that you do not have any file corruption, please log out of your workstation before 9:00 PM or close any files you have open on the Shared (L:) Drive.

    Please contact the ITS Help Desk with any questions or concerns.

    Note that this maintenance does not affect engineering share drives.

  • Jul08

    UI Wiki Down 7/8/14

    July 8, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:00am

    The Wiki service (wiki.uiowa.edu) will be down for maintenance on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM.  This maintenance time will be used for necessary server patching and application updates.  The maintenance work should only take 30 minutes, but a hour is scheduled to cover contingencies.

  • Jul26

    Turnitin Maintenance 7/26/14

    July 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:00pm

    Turnitin has a scheduled maintenance window on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM.  Turnitin will be applying significant upgrades to their infrastructure to improve capacity and scalability, and will be offline during the 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.

  • Jul02

    1245 Reopened; 3231 Closed

    July 2, 2014 - 9:45am

    1245 SC has a new floor, new computers, and new monitors and is open.

    3231 is closed until mid-August. That computer classroom is being rebuilt with new tables, chairs, power, screens, and more.

  • Jun26

    Storage Space for Faculty Research at ITS

    June 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

    ITS provides 3TB of free disk space for faculty research. RDSS, Research Data Storage Service, is suported by IT-Research Services. Read about RDSS. Request your space using this form.

  • Jun20

    Collaborate Maintenance 6/21-6/22

    June 20, 2014 - 2:30pm

    Blackboard Collaborate has announced they will be having a maintenance window at 9:00 PM, Saturday, June 21, 2014 until 5:00 AM on Sunday, June 22, 2014 (EST).

    During that time, sessions and recordings may be unavailable.  This maintenance window is necessary to resolve the following issues:

  • Jun12

    ITS Wireless Work in SC Starting 13 June

    June 12, 2014 - 10:45am

    ITS is expanding the UI Wireless coverage in the Seamans Center. Over the next 2 weeks you may see electricians in classrooms, conference rooms, hallways, and offices to install additional wireless access points as well as the necessary conduit and cabling.

  • Jun07

    Account System Mistaken Notices: Account Inactivation

    June 7, 2014 - 6:30am

    Early Saturday morning on June 7 an error in a data processing system triggered a flood of incorrect "Engineering Account Inactivation--First Notice" email messages. Please disregard these notices. Your account access and data are not at risk, and you need not take any action.

    We are working on correcting the problem and will post an update here. We apologize for any confusion it may have caused.

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