On Friday, April 27th, 2018, Blackboard will be performing scheduled infrastructure maintenance at their data centre. The six-hour window is for the entire maintenance work to complete; however, the total outage duration is not expected to exceed 30 minutes and will be near the beginning of the maintenance period.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
IT Services will be moving the secondary Questionmark Perception server to an improved installation on Thursday 12 April, between 8 am and noon. This means that the service will be relying on the primary server for that time, and hence it is to be regarded as an “at risk” period. We do not expect this process to have a significant effect on the service, although there may be a few brief outages.
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Blackboard will performing emergency infrastructure maintenance between 1 am and 5 am on Friday, January 26. While we anticipate no interruption in the Blackboard service as a result of the work being performed, we cannot entirely rule out periods of service interruption during this maintenance window. Blackboard will make all efforts to keep any service disruption within the window to a minimum, but you should be aware that interruptions are possible.
IT Services are investigating a University network issue that is preventing some users from accessing some websites, including Blackboard. For further information and updates, please check the IT Service Status page.
On Wednesday 27 December 2017, Turnitin will be unavailable from 4 pm to 1 am for scheduled maintenance. This is to allow Turnitin to improve capacity and increase the service up-time and resiliency. Please be aware that no submissions or grading will be possible during this time.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.
The Blackboard service will be unavailable from 10.30 pm on Thursday 4 January 2018 up to 10.30 am on Friday 5 January 2018 for essential maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Blackboard will be performing some scheduled maintenance between 11 pm on Friday 17 November and 5 am on Saturday 18 November. During this time, our Blackboard service will be intermittently unavailable. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.
Turnitin have reported that their service is now accessible again, following the outage that started at around 2 pm today.
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Turnitin have reported (at 2.18 pm) that TurnitinUK is suffering a service outage, and that this is being investigated as a priority by their engineers. We will update this blog when we have any further information.
All staff are invited to enjoy a free lunch while learning about the new version of the TurningPoint software that is now available across the University, and how it can be used for voting both with handsets and with students’ own devices. Book your free ticket here.
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