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News: Canvas Alerts

Sep
17
2018
Turnitin users are continuing to experiencing slow submission/report generation times and some users may be unable to submit larger files. Turnitin engineers are working hard to resolve this for all our users.
Sep
17
2018
Turnitin will be performing maintenance on their systems and will have an outage on Saturday, 9/22/18. It will begin at 10:00am and last until 6:30pm.

Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.
Aug
29
2018
Users at Baylor were unable to access Canvas between 6:52pm and 7:13pm CST on 8/28/18.

In addition, Turnitin experienced a service disruption throughout the evening of 8/28/18.

All issues have been resolved.
Aug
29
2018
Users of the Turnitin service may encounter intermittent issues getting reports and accessing existing submissions. Turnitin is investigating this issue as a priority.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thanks for your patience.
Aug
23
2018
Maintenance will be performed on the network during the window of 6:00pm - 10:00pm on Thursday, August 23. During this time access to Baylor's datacenter may experience a brief disruption (projected at 5 minutes or less) and users may be unable to login to Canvas.
Aug
20
2018
Baylor's single sign-on system was unavailable for roughly 45 minutes on the evening of 8/20/18. This caused Canvas and many other campus systems to be unreachable.
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.
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