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Sakai Turnitin Service - Scheduled Maintenance - Tues., July 10

10:01am, June 20, 2018

WHAT:  Sakai Turnitin Service - Scheduled Maintenance

WHEN:  07/10/18  Duration:  8am-4pm PT

Description:  The Turnitin service will be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 8am to 4pm Pacific Time. You can view the Turnitin System Status page for updates. Instructors are encouraged to modify assignment due dates either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window. If you have questions or concerns, please email

Service(s) Impacted:  Sakai Turnitin Service

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Internet Native Banner (INB) & Banner Self-Service Unavailable for Maintenance, June 22, Noon - June 24, 8:00 PM (PST)

11:12am, June 13, 2018

WHAT: Internet Native Banner (INB) & Banner Self-Service Unavailable for Maintenance

WHEN: Friday, June 22nd, Noon – Sunday, June 24th, 8:00pm (PST)

WHERE: On and Off Campus

Current Status: Open

Description: All Banner related services – Internet Native and Banner Self-Service – will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 22 at noon through Sunday, June 24 at 8:00pm.  This maintenance window will allow for a significant user interface upgrade to be applied to Internet Native Banner.  During this time any electronic resources that rely on the Banner database will also be unavailable – this includes, but is not limited to, electronic payments, transcript requests, enrollment verification, etc. 

This post will be updated when the upgrade is complete and Banner services are once again available.

Service(s) Impacted: Internet Native Banner & Banner Self-Service

Workarounds: None

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Recurring library hold issue

5:07pm, June 4, 2018

WHAT: Error message when placing a hold on a library item.

WHEN: 06/04/2018

Current Status: Open

Description: When attempting to place a hold in WorldCat, the resulting screen shows an error that reads "Your search resulted in no hits!"

Service(s) Impacted: Library

Workarounds: Click "Basic Search" on that page and look the item up again. Then, click the "Request Hold" link.

Estimated Time to Resolution or Next Update: Unknown.

Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: OCLC is looking into the problem but does not know when it will be fixed.

Check for periodic updates. Web Services Offline - Thursday, May 31 - Update June 11

2:04pm, June 11, 2018

WHAT: Web Services Offline

WHEN: Beginning 05/31/2018

Current Status: Web Services - Resolved,   Editing/Uploading - Ongoing

*Update - 6/11/2018*
The system is back online for purposes of serving web pages.  However, access to login to the server to manage the content for user accounts is currently restricted to on-campus only access.  I&TS continues to evaluate our options for how to offer this service going forward.

*Update - 6/7/2018*
Maintenance efforts are ongoing.  This system will continue to be offline overnight, but we hope to have at least partial availability sometime tomorrow (Friday, June 8th).  Users of this system should know that all of their data (web pages) are intact and should be available once the partial availability takes affect, however, their ability to access and edit/modify their files may be limited.

*Update - 6/4/2018*
Maintenance efforts are ongoing.  This system will continue to be offline for the time being.  We hope to have a more complete update if not system restoration within the next day or two.

*Original Post - 5/31/2018*
Information & Technology Services found it necessary to take the server responsible for web sites offline to address unanticipated system maintenance issues. For websites accessed through, the server providing hosting and web page redirection services will not be available until further notice.  We are working to restore this service as soon as possible.

Service(s) Impacted: based web sites

Workarounds: For web sites hosted on the Google Sites portion of this service, they can still be accessed and managed through  All other sites hosted through the on-campus server (aka, will not be accessible until service restoration is complete.

Next Update: As new information becomes available.

Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: To be determined.

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