LTS Service Notifications

Network Maintenance - Friday 2/8

Start Time: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 1:20 AM
End Time: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 1:20 AM

Various maintenance tasks will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Friday morning (02/08/2013) between 4am and 7am.


MyBlugold intranet service restored

Start Time: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:08 AM
End Time: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:08 AM

Around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, the MyBlugold Intranet service went offline due to technical malfunctions. Service was restored a few hours later, however there are still some behind-the-scenes services like "search" and "metadata keywords" that have not been fully restored yet. We are currently working closely with Microsoft to fix these last few areas of service as quickly as possible. In the meantime, people can still access their sites and content just as before.


MyBlugold intranet is down

Start Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:06 PM
End Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:06 PM

Around 6p the https://myBlugold.uwec.edu site went offline. LTS is working to restore service as soon as possible.


Latest Phishing Attack--Suspencion of Your Email

Start Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:13 AM
End Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:13 AM

We have had a large number of people calling about the latest phishing attack. The subject heading says ""+* Suspencion of Your Email" and claims to be from University of Wisconsin Colleges.

It is just another phishing attack trying to get you to enter your username and password so it can be used for illegal purposes. Please delete this email. We have blocked the address but these crooks are constantly finding new ways to steal confidential data.


Activate Spring D2L Courses

Start Time: Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:02 AM
End Time: Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:02 AM

Educators,
Please ACTIVATE the Spring 2013 D2L courses you will be using for instruction before classes begin tomorrow. Students cannot access inactive D2L courses. Once activated, students will be able to see course names in their listings and will be able to enter courses as of January 22, 2013 for most spring courses.

You may reset the start date of your course to allow your students to enter your D2L course early. Instructions for activating and for changing dates of D2L courses are found in the UWEC D2L Faculty Help Collection: http://www.uwec.edu/Help/campus/d2l/activating.htm.


Activate Your Spring D2L Courses

Start Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:32 AM
End Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:32 AM

Educators, Please ACTIVATE the Spring 2013 D2L courses you will be using for instruction before classes begin. Students cannot access inactive D2L courses.

Once activated, students will be able to see the name of the course in their listings and will be able to enter the course as of January 22, 2013 for most spring courses. You may reset the start date of your course to allow your students to enter your D2L course early.

Instructions for activating and for changing dates of D2L courses are found in the UWEC D2L Faculty Help Collection: http://www.uwec.edu/Help/campus/d2l/activating.htm.


Network Maintenance - Friday 1/18

Start Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:14 AM
End Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:14 AM

Various maintenance tasks will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Friday morning (01/18/2013) between 4am and 7am.


Thin Client Virtual GA Pool Problems

Start Time: Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7:13 AM
End Time: Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7:13 AM

Thin Clients across campus will not be able to connect to the Virtual GA Pool on 1/14/2013. Users can still connect to the virtual GA pool through the VMWare View Client. The problem is being looked into.


SQL Server Maintenance

Start Time: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM
End Time: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM

SQL Servers DB01 and DB02 will be down between 4 and 5 AM on Friday for upgrades and maintenance. The UWEC Website, Sharepoint, Parking, SCCM, and other apps will be down briefly. If you have questions or concerns please contact Jeff Holland @ hollanj@uwec.edu


CampS Maintenance

Start Time: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:51 AM
End Time: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:51 AM

CampS will be down for routine maintenance between 4:00am-6:00am on Saturday, January 12th.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kathie Emerson at emersokl@uwec.edu.

Thank You,
LTS Enterprise Software Systems


CommonSpot Maintenance

Start Time: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 4:44 AM
End Time: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 4:44 AM

CommonSpot will undergo maintenance starting at 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Patches will be applied to address ongoing caching issues. Authoring will be disabled for a brief time, but Web page viewing will not be disrupted.


CommonSpot Maintenance

Start Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 10:05 AM
End Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 10:05 AM

CommonSpot will undergo maintenance starting at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8. Patches will be applied to resolve ongoing caching issues. Authoring will be disabled for a brief time, but Web page viewing will not be disrupted.


D2L Outage Begins Tonight

Start Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:05 AM
End Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:05 AM

REMINDER: A D2L outage due to necessary server maintenance begins tonight (Monday, 01/07/2013) at 10:00 pm CST and ends tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 01/08/2013) at 10:00 am CST.

D2L will be completely unavailable during this outage.


Network Maintenance - Friday 1/11

Start Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:52 AM
End Time: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:52 AM

Various maintenance tasks will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Friday morning (01/11/2013) between 4am and 7am.


Commonspot Maintenance - Thursday 1/3

Start Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:29 AM
End Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:29 AM

Authoring will be disable for an estimated period of 30 minutes on the morning of January 3rd at 4:00am.

Patches will be applied to resolve issues with caching that have been plaguing the system for the past months. This is not a final patch in the issue, but it should fix one of the outstanding issues.

Thanks for your patience...


D2L Outage Begins Tonight - 01/02/2013

Start Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 3:58 AM
End Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 3:58 AM

REMINDER:
A D2L outage due to necessary maintenance begins tonight (Wednesday, 01/02/2013) at 10:00 pm CST and ends tomorrow morning (Thursday, 01/03/2013) at 10:00 am CST.

D2L will be completely unavailable during this outage.


CORRECTION: Virtual Lab (VMWare View) Downtime

Start Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:57 AM
End Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:57 AM

The Virtual GA Lab (VMWare View) will be unavailable intermittently from 8am until 12pm 01/03/2013 for routine maintenance.


Activate Your Winterim D2L Courses

Start Time: Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 12:33 PM
End Time: Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Educators,

Please ACTIVATE your Winterim D2L courses before January 2. Students cannot access inactive D2L courses.

Once activated, students will be able to see the name of the course in their listing and will be able to enter the course as of January 2, 2013. You may reset the start date of your course if you want to allow your students to enter your D2L course before January 2.

Instructions for activating and for changing dates of D2L courses are found in the UWEC D2L Faculty Help Collection: http://www.uwec.edu/Help/campus/d2l/activating.htm.


Network Maintenance - Friday 1/4

Start Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:35 PM
End Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Various maintenance tasks will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Friday morning (01/04/2013) between 4am and 7am.


Network Maintenance - Saturday rescheduled for Monday 12/31

Start Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:33 PM
End Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Maintenance planned for Saturday morning has been moved to Monday. Various maintenance tasks and upgrades will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Monday morning (12/31/2012) between 12am and 7am.


Network Maintenance (correction Saturday)

Start Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 5:16 AM
End Time: Friday, December 28, 2012 at 5:16 AM

Various maintenance tasks and upgrades will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Saturday morning (12/29/2012) between 12am and 7am.


Network Maintenance

Start Time: Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:35 AM
End Time: Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Various maintenance tasks and upgrades will cause network connectivity to be periodically interrupted Friday morning (12/28/2012) between 12am and 7am.


CommonSpot Update

Start Time: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 4:57 AM
End Time: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 4:57 AM

A patch has been applied that has improved caching performance in CommonSpot, although there still seems to be some lingering issues. Report any problems to web@uwec.edu.


CommonSpot Caching Issue

Start Time: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5:12 AM
End Time: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5:12 AM

CommonSpot has been experiencing caching problems. The effect is that updates to web pages are not showing up consistently. The company has now determined the problem and is in the process of developing a patch. We will post an update when the problem has been resolved.


Database Server Restarted

Start Time: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:40 AM
End Time: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:40 AM

One of the database servers was restarted at 1:00 PM today to fix a networking and virtualization problem. This problem was causing issues with a small number of web systems. Restarting the server has resolved all known issues.