The D2L QA environment is unavailable on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 for a full refresh.
Status will be updated at http://status.mnscu.edu/desire2learn/
Update: QA refresh completed at 10:30 AM.
If you are trying to log in to D2L, and you are getting this page, please shut down your computer and reboot, then try to log in again.
The D2L system has been available since 8:55 AM on Sunday, July 29, but a few users are experiencing log in issues that may be resolved by rebooting your computer. If you continue to have problems after rebooting, contact the helpdesk at http://d2l.custhelp.com or 877-466-6728.
Be prepared to provide the helpdesk staff with the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) as the ability to get the D2L login page is related to the way the ISP handles the domain name and IP. You may need to reset your ISP's cable modem box. The helpdesk staff can assist you.
D2L will be unavailable on Sunday, July 29 from 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM when we switch to our D2L failover system. If we complete all our processes and testing early, the system may be made available to users before 9:00 AM. The status will be posted at http://status.mnscu.edu/desire2learn/
Please inform your users of this D2L downtime.
D2L will be unavailable from approximately 7:00 am-8:00 am on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 to take service packs 2-4 into production. This is one of the rare occasions where we need to take D2L offline slightly outside of our routine maintenance window.
Please inform your D2L users of this down time.
Deployment began later than expected. We will update this post with an ETA on availability.
UPDATE: D2L will be unavailable until approximately 9:15 AM.
FINAL UPDATE: D2L was back online at 8:40 AM.
The database subsystem replacement was successfully completed and all systems are back online and operational.
Please report any issues to the MNSCU Helpdesk at https://itsmnscu.custhelp.com or 877-GO MNSCU (877-466-6728).
Planned outage of certain MnSCU enterprise system. Select system-wide applications will be unavailable from approximately 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 6, until approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 8; however, the system will be brought up and notifications will be sent out as soon as we are finished.
Active Wait List offers due to expire during the outage will be extended until 5pm on Monday July 9th.
10:00 PM Update: Conversion is progressing according to plan, next update will be Sunday morning.
7:45PM Update: Campuses have been cleared to begin CAP server connection testing. BRIO services are not available at this time.
6:00PM Update: Functional and connectivity testing continue to progress.
4:25PM Update: Campuses please note - a message will be posted indicating all is clear to begin CAP server testing. Please hold off on testing until the message has been posted.
4:00PM Update: Internal function testing to start at 4:00PM. Campuses will begin testing CAP server connectivity to the newly merged and migrated database at 5:00PM.
2:00PM Update: The window for campuses to test CAP servers connectivity to the newly merged and migrated database will be from 5-6pm this afternoon.
12:00PM Update: Conversion is progressing according to plan.
10:00AM Update - Conversion is progressing according to plan.
8:00AM Update - Conversion is in progress.
This service interruption is needed to replace an older data storage/server subsystem, which is going end of life, with a new database subsystem (Exadata from Oracle). This new subsystem will help handle the growing data storage demands of our system, improve performance, and help to ensure smooth semester startups.
Applications that will be affected include:
Locally-maintained campus applications will not be affected by the outage, unless they require access to ISRS.
STUDENT IMPACT: During this time, students will not be able to submit applications, search for classes, register, or pay for classes.
STAFF/FACULTY IMPACT: All student, faculty, and administrative applications will be affected, including student eServices (web registration, class schedule, web grades, web payment, student housing, etc.). BRIO Management Reports and Dashboards will be unavailable, and REPL data access and ad-hoc queries will not be possible. System applications such as HR-SCUPPS, Finance, Accounting, Student Housing, Student Payroll, etc., will also not be available.
We appreciate your understanding when this type of outage affects access to our systems.
D2L will be available July 6-8, 2012.
D2L will be available the weekend of July 6-8, 2012, even though many other MnSCU enterprise applications will be down. For a list of affected applications, see http://status.mnscu.edu/
The servers for all individual eFolioWorld sites will be shut down from 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2012 until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, July 9, 2012. (All times are based on the Central Daylight Time zone.)
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