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Posted Date: 07/18/2016

UC Davis email services were disrupted this morning by a faulty networking device in a Microsoft data center. The disruption has prevented some people from accessing their uConnect Office365 accounts, which include UC Davis email, calendar services, and Office web applications.

Posted Date: 07/14/2016

UC Davis faculty and graduate instructors now have a new resource to support them as they teach with technology, whatever their level of experience. It's called EdTech Commons.

Posted Date: 06/28/2016

App developers from throughout UC Davis are invited to attend two days of training at the end of July on secure application development.

Posted Date: 06/10/2016

Instructors who want to learn about teaching with UC Davis Canvas, the new learning management system (LMS) at UC Davis, have an excellent opportunity to do so this Thursday, June 16.

Posted Date: 06/10/2016

This summer is still a good time to switch to eduroam for UC Davis wireless access, although moobilenetx--the service it is replacing--will be around awhile longer.

Posted Date: 05/27/2016

Here are the updates, as of noon May 27, on events and developments related to the continuing outage of SmartSite:

Posted Date: 05/26/2016

Here are today's updates on events and developments related to the continuing outage of SmartSite:

Posted Date: 05/25/2016

The SmartSite outage continues. UC Davis is actively working to resolve the situation, and is proceeding as if the vendor that hosts SmartSite will not be able to restore access by the end of the quarter.

This is the update for May 25:

Posted Date: 05/24/2016

SmartSite, the learning management system for most of UC Davis, continues to be offline. Scriba, which hosts the service for UC Davis, has not updated the campus on when the service will be available.

Scriba took the system down for emergency maintenance on May 20, said it would be restored by 11 a.m. May 23, and has not explained why the outage continues.

UC Davis is taking these steps as of today, May 24:

Posted Date: 05/23/2016

Scriba, which hosts the SmartSite learning management system for UC Davis, missed its deadline of restoring the service by 11 a.m. today after taking it offline late on May 20 for emergency maintenance.

As of 1:30 p.m. today, Scriba had not said when it expects SmartSite to be restored. UC Davis is pressing the company for answers, including when it will implement its backup restoration plans if the outage continues.

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