Learning Technology

Category: Maintenance

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Moodle downtime September 7th-8th

August 2nd, 2017 at 12:08

Due to the UNNC project transform cutover happening in August, we need to move back the Moodle upgrade from the end of July – when we would normally do an upgrade – to the 7th-8th September. The upgrade delivers some additional features and it is essential to move to this newer version at this time [...]

Moodle and Rogo cutover dates – some downtime 1 / 3 August

June 29th, 2017 at 12:06

Professor Sarah O’Hara, PVC for Education and the Student Experience, has written: As you will be aware, the implementation of Campus Solutions will mean a change to all of our module codes.  We are now ready to make these changes to the codes for modules running on the UNNC campus in 2017-18.  Only the module [...]

Moodle downtime Wednesday 12 April 4 – 6.30 pm

April 5th, 2017 at 10:04

Please note that on Wednesday 12 April, Moodle will be unavailable between 16:00 and 18:30. During this time we will be upgrading to ensure the service has the latest security patches. Please ensure you are logged off in good time. Moodle may be restored earlier, but should be considered at risk for the full time [...]

Equella service to be withdrawn

March 1st, 2017 at 09:03

Equella is a file storage repository system used by the University, in some circumstances in conjunction with Moodle. Pearson, (the vendor) have announced that Equella will be withdrawn from their product catalogue in the near future and therefore the University needs to move away from using the system. LRLR are currently making plans to withdraw [...]

Archiving of 15-16 Moodle modules on Friday 7th October

October 5th, 2016 at 10:10

At the end of every academic year, Moodle modules for the previous year are archived. At midnight (UK time) on Friday 7th October all modules dated in the 15-16 academic year will be archived. The archive process is expected to take up to 36 hours but there should be no effect on users’ experience of [...]

Moodle maintenance 1st September

August 26th, 2016 at 07:08

Moodle will be undergoing essential maintenance on Thursday 1st September 2016 and will be unavailable between 2 and 6 pm UK time (9 pm to 1 am China and Malaysia). Please ensure you have completed any urgent tasks before this time. This is for updates and software improvements and is unlikely to affect functionality for [...]

Moodle Outage 4th July & Mediaspace upgrade

June 26th, 2015 at 01:06

A day of outage for Moodle is planned for Saturday 4th July (9 am – 5 pm UK time).  The outage is for Information Services to undertake an upgrade on part of the Moodle infrastructure and this will require a day of outage (in Moodle). An upgrade is also planned (8th July) to the cloud infrastructure [...]

Moodle-Turnitin upgrade Thursday 12th March at 5pm

March 10th, 2015 at 11:03

There will be an upgrade to the Moodle-Turnitin plugin this Thursday 12th March at 5pm (UK time: 1 am Malaysia and China). The service will be at risk for approximately an hour. We expect minimal disruption but recommend avoiding using the Turnitin tools in that time. The upgrade aims to improve the Turnitin software linked [...]

Moodle Improvements – Session Handling

January 31st, 2014 at 01:01

In a previous post I mentioned that we were working on further improvements to reduce the amount of system activity in the Moodle database. This work is nearly completed and has passed all of its tests in our behind the scenes systems. The next (and final) stage is to put this into the live Moodle [...]

Moodle Database Upgrade. Who, What, When and Why

January 20th, 2014 at 04:01

The Moodle service (including Turnitin Assignment Submission) will be unavailable at: Thursday 23rd January at 7am UNUK (or 3pm UNNC/UNMC). We are planning an upgrade of the Moodle database to a newer version to improve it’s performance. There have been times when Moodle performance is impacted because the database is processing a large amount of [...]