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Who: Students, faculty and staff who log into applications connected to Shibboleth (UNCG’s Single sign-on) authentication services (see list of services below). What: Planned downtime of Shibboleth authentication services.  Affected services affected include: Google Apps (e.g. Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive) Canvas Box Office 365 SpartanCard Online WebEx Qualtrics When: Thursday, March 16, 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 [Read More]

UPDATE:2/28/17, 8:50PM EST All services are operational at this time. Notifications in Canvas may be delayed as its systems clear messages that accumulated during the outage. ITS apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this issue and will continue to monitor the situation. If you have questions or continue to experience problems, please contact 6-TECH at [Read More]

Update 1:48PM EST – The AWS issue affects multiple UNCG services. Further updates will be posted to the article “AWS Problem Affecting UNCG Services” as more details become available. Information Technology Services (ITS) is aware of an issue affecting Canvas. Users will be unable access Canvas until the issue is resolved. The outage stems from [Read More]

Update: 2/22/2017, 9:30 a.m. ITS has received confirmation that the issue with WebEx access from Canvas is now resolved. We are unaware of any ongoing problems at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu. [Read More]

UPDATE: 2/15/17, 9:00 a..m. ITS has received confirmation that the issue with WebEx access from Canvas is now resolved. We are unaware of any ongoing problems at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu. [Read More]