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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.

Current Incidents

Oct 16: Streaming hardware in Walter Hall

  • We  are experiencing technical difficulties with the equipment that supports live streaming of the Board of Trustees meetings.  The Thursday, Oct. 16 live stream will not be available.  We expect to have repairs completed in time for the Oct. 17 Board meeting.

    The Oct. 16 event still will be recorded and made available for viewing as soon as possible.

Scheduled Maintenance

Oct 15, 8 am: Blackboard test server purge

  • At 8:00 am on Oct.15, the Blackboard Test environment (https://bbtest.ohio.edu) will be erased in preparation for this spring's upgrade.  Instructors who taught or developed materials in bbtest should log in before Oct. 15 and export copies of any materials they wish to keep.

Oct 18, 4 am - 8 am: Blackboard maintenance

  • Blackboard will be down from 4 am to 8 am on Oct. 18 while we apply required system updates.

Oct. 17 5pm - Oct 18 8am: Oracle e-Biz & related applications

  • OIT has scheduled maintenance for the Oracle e-Business Suite from 5:00 pm Friday, Oct 17 through 8:00 am Saturday, Oct 18.  During this maintenance window, e-Business and related services may be unavailable.  If you choose to access the system during this time, save your work often, as services may go down without notice.

    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