UNI eLearning News Archive

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed, Sept 28, 2016 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance as operating system (OS) patches are installed on the eLearning database server. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

(RESOLVED @ 2:45 a.m. CDT) UNI eLearning System OUTAGE starting @ 12:25 a.m. CDT

The outage was resolved at 2:45 a.m. CDT. We will continue to investigate to try to find the core cause of the outage.
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The UNI eLearning System is currently NOT AVAILABLE. We are investigating. We apologize for the inconvenience.

(Canceled) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed., Aug 24, 2016 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

This maintenance has been canceled as it was discovered the patches do not apply to our OS version.
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On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches. These are patches for the servers that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

Welcome to the Start of the Fall 2016 Semester!

A few reminders for the start of the semester...

All: Login instructions for UNI users are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/login-instructions-all-uni-users

Instructors: You must make your UNI eLearning course available to students in order for them to have access to it. Information and directions are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-available-students

Students: Use of the UNI eLearning system is based on the instructor's discretion. Although all UNI courses have an eLearning course, the Instructor must make that course available for students to have access. Students will have access only to the course(s) in which they are officially registered and the Instructor has made the eLearning site available. If you do not see a course listed, please contact the Instructor of the course(s) to see if they are using the UNI eLearning System and if they have made their eLearning course available to students.

(Resolved) UNI eLearning System - 3 hour OUTAGE

The UNI eLearning System along with other UNI systems (UNI websites, MyUNIverse, etc.) were NOT AVAILABLE for 3 hours, from 11:42 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 through 2:42 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. IT-Network & Infrastructure Services is investigating the network issue that caused the outage. The UNI eLearning System was still running; however end users could not access it nor most UNI web resources. We apologize for the inconveniences this outage has caused.

Registration for Faculty Focus Technology Workshops

UNI Instructors: IT-Educational Technology & Media Services (IT-ETMS) invites you to register for Faculty Focus workshops offered August 9-19, 2016. Workshops address various UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) features and numerous other instructional technologies (Google Apps, Panopto, Desktop Video Conferencing, Lynda.com, Turnitin, etc.). Seating is limited and reservations are required.

(Completed) Panopto live classroom capture maintenance August 4 and August 5

The Panopto live classroom capture system (http://panopto.uni.edu) will be OFFLINE for maintenance beginning Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8 a.m. CDT and returned to service by Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12 p.m. CDT.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Extended Maintenance - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 6-11 a.m. CDT

On Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for an extended maintenance period to upgrade the eLearning database software and server OS.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed., July 27, 2016 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches. These are patches for the servers that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

(Completed) Blackboard Mobile Maintenance & Outage this weekend (July 22-24)

On Friday, July 22, 2016 at 11:01 p.m. CDT up to Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 1:00 a.m. CDT, the Blackboard Mobile Learn app, Bb Grader app, and Bb Student will be unavailable due to scheduled Blackboard Mobile maintenance. Blackboard will be performing a migration of the Mobile Learn Central Service (MLCS) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). During the downtime, clients and end users will experience the following:

  • End users will not be able to look up institutions from their mobile apps.
  • End users will not receive push notifications through their mobile apps.
  • End users who have an active cached session will be able to continue using their mobile app, but will still not receive push notifications.

During this scheduled maintenance, end users should use a desktop/computer browser to access UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn).

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