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News: Canvas Alerts

Jul
3
2018
Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 10, 2018.
Jun
26
2018
Maintenance will be performed on Thursday, June 28 from 6:30 p.m. until midnight to upgrade network connections to one of Baylor’s internet providers. During this time access to Baylor's datacenter may experience a brief disruption and users may be unable to login to Canvas.
May
15
2018
Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, firmware upgrades will be applied to datacenter load-balancers. The load-balancers have redundant hardware, so service impact should be minimal – but there may be brief points in time during the maintenance window when traffic is impacted to/from http://canvas.baylor.edu.
Apr
9
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing another service disruption.
Apr
3
2018
Canvas will be unavailable on April 17, 2018 at 2:30am.
Mar
29
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing another service disruption.
Mar
28
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service disruption.
Mar
12
2018
Turnitin services will be unavailable on March 17, 2018.
Mar
2
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service disruption.
Feb
16
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service degradation.
Jan
24
2018
Canvas users are experiencing longer load times than expected. Instructure is aware of the problem and is working on a resolution.
Sep
7
2017
The TurnItIn anti-plagiarism detection service in Canvas should now be working normally.
Aug
10
2017
Canvas is currently inaccessible due to unexpected technical difficulties. 8/10/17, 10:50 a.m. CST
Jun
26
2017
The Box integration with Canvas is currently down.
May
11
2017
The SSL certificate expired for BearCat. If people try to login to BearCat (“My Account” or “Course Reserves”) they will see an error message and be unable to do so.
Mar
28
2017
Users may experience a brief disruption in accessing Canvas during a Baylor networking firewall upgrade on Thursday, March 30 beginning at 6:00 p.m. for approximately 30 minutes.
Feb
28
2017
The slow performance and intermittent outages of Canvas due to an Amazon Web Services networking issue has been resolved.
Feb
27
2017
The error preventing students from submitting TurnItIn assignments in Canvas has been resolved. Faculty may resume using the TurnItIn LTI API assignment type in Canvas and are encouraged to call the Help Desk at (254)710-HELP (4357) to report any additional problems.
Dec
20
2016
Instructure has issued a security advisory to inform Canvas users about a Chrome browser extension that behaves like malware called OneClass being distributed via phishing emails. Do not respond to the messages or go to the website included in the messages. If you have installed the extension, please contact the Baylor University Help Desk immediately for assistance.
Nov
30
2016
TurnItIn will be undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST on Saturday, Dec. 3. To keep up with the latest alerts from TurnItIn, visit our "Using TurnItIn" page on the Canvas portal under the "Help & Support" link.
Nov
16
2016
Some users are reporting a 'Service is Unavailable' error message when previewing documents in Speedgrader.
Nov
14
2016
Some users have reported occurrences of an error being generated when trying to preview documents within Canvas. Instructure technicians are working to ensure this is addressed.
Nov
7
2016
Users may see error messages when trying to view documents in Canvas Speedgrader. This isn't happening on every attempt to view a document, but it's happening on many. Instructure engineers are working actively on this issue.
Nov
1
2016
Saturday November 5, TurnItIn will be unavailable from 8am - 1pm due to necessary scheduled maintenance. Please be aware no submissions or grading will be possible through TurnItIn during this time, and we advise that submission deadlines be set outside of this maintenance window.
Oct
31
2016
Resolved: Some users may be experiencing issues with loading Turnitin Feedback Studio. TurnItIn engineers are investigating, we will continue to provide updates.
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