Update on 9/14 at 6:00 AM: Blackboard was restarted at 5:30 AM, it was fully functional again by 6 AM.
The Blackboard server (http://blackboard.ups.edu) will be rebooted on Tuesday 9/14 at 5:30 AM. This reboot is required to refresh network infrastructure changes in the blackboard application; specifically mail server information.
The middle tier on San Juan will be restarted after a configuration update on 2/5/2010 between 5:00 am and 5:30 am PST during the regular maintenance window. The configuration update will help in troubleshooting.
Reportedly at 3 PM Saturday, 12/13/2008 the Backboard server became unresponsive to login requests. At 4 PM, Technology Services staff were notifed by Security Services. The Blackboard services and database were restarted at about 4:20 , which restored service.