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Scheduled Outages

July 27, 2018

IT-Networking requires an outage window to upgrade network routers. This will impact wired, wireless and most EKU-IT delivered services. This upgrade replaces equipment that is more than 10 years old and must be completed before school starts.

Outage Period
Friday, July 27th 2018 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  **NOTE TIME CHANGE**

Outage Impact
Includes the following major services:
• Wired and Wireless network access
• Lync Phones
• Web sites
• Network drives
• Banner
• Internet Access

Blackboard will be available if you are not using computers connected to the EKU network.

This is a critical outage – if at all possible please plan to not work during that time period.  The outage may not require the entire four hours.

Please reach out to dustin.tennill@eku.edu if you have an issue with the selected outage window.

July 17, 2018

Due to an increase in service costs and security concerns, the RemoteApp Server that provides off campus access to the applications listed below, has been shut down.  Applications can be accessed in campus labs as listed or can be purchased for your personal computer.

1. These programs are currently available in all IT labs and some departmental labs (http://it.eku.edu/computerlabs):
• ArcGis
• Mathematica
• SPSS
2. Primavera is available in Whalin 340 and 341 labs.

3. To purchase a copy of these software titles for your personal computer:

ArcGis: https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing   
SPSS (6 or 12 month rental licenses): https://www.onthehub.com/spss/?cm_mc_uid=95050930491614920117784&cm_mc_s...
Minitab: http://www.minitab.com/en-us/academic/  
Primavra: http://www.primaverascheduling.com/home/buy-primavera-software/primavera...
Wolfram Mathematica: https://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/pricing/students-individuals.php

July 4, 2018

The EKU Blackboard system will be unavailable on July 4, from 12:01 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. Blackboard's engineers will be migrating our filesystem into a new NetApp environment, and this is the final step in the process to shift our Blackboard system into the "cloud," improving the speed and reliability of our data.

June 6, 2018

Due to system maintenance, the following EKU systems will be unavailable Wednesday, June 6, between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

  •     EKU Direct
  •     Banner
  •     BDMS
  •     Argos Reporting
  •     Bosscars

May 19, 2018

Due to system maintenance, the following EKU systems will be unavailable Saturday, May 19, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.:

April 2, 2018

The SafeAssign section of EKU Blackboard will be unavailable during the maintenance window below.  Students should not submit papers during this time, as those papers will not receive Originality Reports.  Please plan your scholarly work accordingly.

Outage Window Begins: 3:00 AM on Monday, April 2
Outage Window Ends: 9:00 AM on Monday, April 2

March 8, 2018 - RESCHEDULED

The SafeAssign section of EKU Blackboard will be unavailable during the maintenance window below.  Students should not submit papers during this time, as those papers will not receive Originality Reports.  Please plan your scholarly work accordingly.

Outage Window Begins: 3:00 AM on Thursday, March 8
Outage Window Ends: 9:00 AM on Thursday, March 8

December 18-28, 2017

Blackboard SaaS migration.

 

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