Technical Updates on Learning Technologies at CSU, Chico

BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 09/18/2014 5AM-8AM

September 14th, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday September 18, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Apply kernel/OS patches

2. Adjust the Course Grade History tool settings

3. Upgrade the Kaltura Building Block

4. Restart the application nodes

Complete: BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 09/11/2014 5AM-8AM

September 5th, 2014
Completed at 6:25 AM.
Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday September 11, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Install the Lynda Building Block.
2. Modify bb-tasks.xml to improve performance.
3. Improve security.
4. Remove the ‘or demo student’ text from our custom login page.

**COMPLETED**BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 09/04/2014 5AM-8AM

August 29th, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday September 04, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

Completed at 6:10 am.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

Cumulative update 2

Hotfix for 508 error LRNSI-17522

Software Updates B2

BB Patch B2

Cloud Profiles B2

Social Tools B2

 

Complete: BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 08/14/2014 5AM-8AM

August 11th, 2014
Maintenance was completed at 7:20AM 8/14/2014
Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday August 14, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Apply system patches.
2. Apply database patches.
3. Cengage B2 update
4. Pearson B2 update
5. Wiley B2 update
6. Flickr B2 update
7. Restart the application nodes

**Complete**BbLearn Maintenance – Tuesday 08/05/2014 4AM-8AM

July 31st, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 4am to 8am on Tuesday August 05, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

Maintenance was completed at 7:50AM

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

Update BB Learn to April 2014 version, see TLP Blog for more details.

Email Tool on Blackboard Learn is offline(FIXED)

July 28th, 2014

Email Tool is offline right now. Technicians are looking into the cause. Will update this post when the problem is resolved.

 

Problem has been resolved at 12:30 PM on July 28th. Issue started on morning of July 27th.

** Complete ** BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 07/31/2014 5AM-8AM

July 26th, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday July 31, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

 

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Activate the Kaltura HTML 5 player

2. Update the Blackboard Collaborate Voice building block

3. Update the Pearson building block

4. Restart the application nodes

 

** Maintenance completed at 6:50 AM **

**Complete**BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 07/24/2014 5AM-8AM

July 21st, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am on Thursday July 24, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

Completed at 6:20 AM.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Update the following B2s: Blackboard Mobile, Cengage, Flickr Mashup, NBC Content, Pearson and Wiley Plus

Turnitin hosted server maintenance on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 from 9 AM-9 PM

July 14th, 2014

Turnitin service will be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, July 26th, 2014, from 9 AM to 9 PM U.S. Pacific Time (click for local time). We will be making significant upgrades to improve capacity and scalability as our service utilization grows. An announcement will appear for users within Turnitin in advance of when the system will be unavailable for this scheduled maintenance.

** Complete ** BbLearn Maintenance – Thursday 07/17/2014 5AM-8AM

July 11th, 2014

Blackboard Learn will be down for maintenance from 5am to 8am  on Thursday July 17, 2014. During this window faculty and students will not be able to access Blackboard Learn. It is possible that the maintenance will be completed before the 8am deadline. If we complete the work early, we will update this announcement.

The following items are planned for this maintenance window:

1. Update LDAP authentication

2. Update SIS authentication

3. Restart Learn

 

** Maintenance completed at 6:30 AM **