Ivy Tech Help Desk Blog

Scheduled maintenance alerts, system outages, and other important information

Weekend Maintenance Activities 10/17

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SUBJECT: Planned Maintenance Activities
SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Banner INB/SSB
CAMPUSES IMPACTED: Statewide – all times are Indianapolis time (EDT)

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First, before we get to the maintenance activities, we are happy to report that the network issues affecting the Madison campus have been resolved and the staff and students at Madison are fully back on line and operational. Thanks to all in Madison for your patience during this service interruption. Now, back to our regularly scheduled programming.

****************10/17 – SUNDAY MAINTENANCE WINDOW – 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ***********************************

Banner INB/SSB will be unavailable during the Sunday morning maintenance window from approximately 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. During the maintenance, all Banner modules will be unavailable and you will not be able to access Self-Service or Internet Native Banner forms and screens. Operations will not be running Banner jobs through AppWorx during this time.

Some users may experience a brief delay when attempting to log in to systems other than Banner as well. This should be brief and if you experience any issues while trying to log in or get bumped from a system, please wait a few minutes and log back in.

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*********************************UPCOMING MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES************************************

11/05 – 11/07 – Higher Markets Maintenance – Statewide – begins at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, 11/05

SciQuest will be performing a major upgrade to the Higher Markets system. This will start on Friday evening at 10:00 p.m. and last through 12:00 noon on Sunday, the 7th. During this time, the Higher Markets system will be unavailable.

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The Technical Staff appreciates your patience during these maintenance activities. Please contact the Help Desk if you experience issues with these systems after the maintenance is complete – helpdesk

This announcement is powered by the Lyndon Loonies, our local bird-watching club. The Loonies haunt local parks, farm fields, vacant lots and wetlands seeking to add to their life list. Which is ironic as Lyndon typically just has your usual sparrows, robins, ducks and Canadian Geese with the occasional Cardinal and Blue Jay thrown in along with mourning doves and a few pigeons. We’re not known for our variety of wildlife around Lyndon but the Loonies persist is seeking out the White-breasted Nuthatch or the Red-necked Phalarope, which brings images of a tough little bird chewing tobacco and spitting which would delight the Loonies if they could find one. They won’t find them in our backyard but they will find well fed birds who cast menacing glances towards the patio door when we’ve been remiss at refilling the bird feeder. Or they try the plaintive approach staring at us with sad eyes as they half-heartedly chew on a bedraggled worm. And sigh deeply as if to say, “here we are, don’t worry about feeding us we can always find a worm even though we told Mom we were going vegetarian. But don’t worry about us, we’ll be fine.” But I digress, if you love lists and birds, the Lyndon Loonies would love to have you join. Sign up today and receive a certificate for 20% off binoculars at Cindy’s Civic Market.

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