Ivy Tech Help Desk Blog

Scheduled maintenance alerts, system outages, and other important information

Maintenance Activities – 11/22 – 12/05


SUBJECT: Planned Maintenance Activities

CAMPUSES IMPACTED: Statewide – all times are Indianapolis time (EST)


11/20– Banner Upgrade – Statewide – Outage begins on 11/20 and runs through 5:00 a.m. on November 29th

The Banner upgrade to release 8 began on schedule early Saturday morning. It will run through 5:00 a.m. on the 29th. During this time, Banner INB and SSB, the online admissions application, Flex Reg and all Banner third party systems, i.e. Higher Markets, eVisions, etc. will be unavailable. The ODS databases will be available with data as of November 18th. When the upgrade is complete, ODS will be reloaded and will likely be unavailable from the 29th through December 1st.

Campus Connect will be down for brief periods during the Banner 8 upgrade. These outages will be relatively short. Blackboard, staff and student email and the Virtual Library systems will be available during the Banner 8 upgrade.

11/22 – COIMAGE Upgrade – Statewide – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The COIMAGE system “old” imaging system has been down, today, for an upgrade beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, the 22nd. It will be down until 5:00 p.m.


12/05 – Network Maintenance – Statewide – Sunday Maintenance Window – 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

The Technical Staff will be performing network maintenance during the maintenance window. During this time the network will be down while new hardware is installed.

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


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