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IT Outages & Scheduled Maintenance

This page tracks scheduled and unscheduled down time for centrally managed IT services.  Click an item to reveal additional details about that entry.  If you have questions, please contact the OIT Service Desk at 740-593-1222.

Scheduled Maintenance

Jan 16-19: e-Biz maintenance window

  • Monthly maintenance for e-Biz and related services. Specific timing will be available as we get closer to the actual date.

Jan 23: 6 pm - 11:59 pm: Storage upgrades, including Blackboard

  • Possibility for momentary interruptions to Windows and NFS shares.  Some Blackboard features also could experience momentary interruptions.  If possible, avoid doing graded work in Blackboard during this time slot.

Jan 24, 12:05 am - VPN

  • SSL VPN and HIPAA network connections might experience a brief blip during this work.

Jan 24, 5:30 am - 7:00 am - Blackboard

  • Blackboard will be offline during this window while we apply required system updates.

Jan 24, 5:00 am - 5;30 am: Workforce Reporting

  • The reporting portion of Workforce will experience a brief outage during this window.  Time clocks will not be affected.

Jan 24, 5:40 am - 6:10 am: Alumni database app

  • The Alumni database app will be offline briefly between 5:40 am and 6:10 am while we apply system patches.

Jan 24, 6:20 am - 6:50 am - My OHIO & CommonSpot

  • my.ohio.edu and some pages on www.ohio.edu will be offline while we apply system updates.

Jan 24, 7:00 am - 9:00 am - Many custom applications

  • A large number of custom applications, including the Faculty & Advising Center, DARS, Course Offerings, will experience short outages during this window.  Complete list:

    - Ad Astra
    - Adirondack
    - DARS
    - Jboss
    - Informs warehouse
    - OBI scheduler
    - Vmware Vcenter
    - Workforce
    - Netreg
    - Transcripts Gateway
    - Apply for Graduation
    - Graduate Admissions
    - Alumni Information Systems
    - Scholarship System
    - Financial Aid Online Services
    - Online Graduate Appointments
    - Authorized Access
    - Bobcat Student Orientation
    - CERT
    - Textbook
    - OCEAN
    - Faculty & Advising Center
    - Course Offerings
    - Academic Progress e-Reports
    - Attendance
    - Campus Life
    - Change of Income
    - Center for Teaching & Learning
    - Docket
    - Education Abroad Information System
    - My ID
    - NCAA Eligibility Tracking
    - Network Registration
    - PACE
    - ResAppeals
    - SoftCash
    - Student Senate

Jan 25, 12:05am - 8:00 am: eBiz and related applications

  • We will be taking eBiz and related services offline to install a critical system update that was just released by Oracle.

    Affected services include:

    • Oracle E-Business Suite:
      • Oracle HRMS
      • Oracle FMS
      • Employee Management System
      • OUFMS Reporting
      • My Personal Information
    • BobcatBUY
    • Online Graduate Appointments
    • OU Business Online
    • OU Funds Available
    • OU PO Summary View

Jan 31, 12:05 am – 8:00 am - Legacy wired telephone lines

  • University land line telephones that have not been upgraded to VoIP will be unavailable for at least 4 hours during this time window while we perform system updates.  This will be a rolling outage, so not all lines will be offline at the same time.