June 3-4 – Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance (Updated)

Between the hours of 11 p.m. June 3 and 5 a.m. June 4, Blackboard, Inc. technicians will be performing maintenance on the data center that serves UA’s instance of Collaborate. During this window, users will potentially experience intermittent connectivity issues.

Safari and .docx files

Users who attempt to upload .docx files to Blackboard using Safari report receiving an error message stating that the file can’t be uploaded. A Blackboard Support ticket about this issue is being created. The workaround is to use Chrome or Firefox to upload .docx files.

Blackboard Update – May 9 – 11

UA’s instance of Blackboard will be updated starting at 8:30 p.m. May 9. The update is scheduled to be completed by noon May 11. During the update window Blackboard will be unavailable.

Collaborate – April 17

10:00 a.m. CDT – Some Collaborate users are experiencing connection timed out messages when attempting to join sessions. Users already connected to sessions should not be affected. Collaborate DevOps is  working to investigate and resolve this issue