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myOSU Portal Issues

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 12:41pm

The myOSU portal is experiencing very high loads. Technical staff is investigating and working to resolve the issue.

Jill Swenson

Associate Director, Enterprise Computing Services Oregon State University 213 Milne Computer Center Corvallis OR 97331

Blackboard service is responding again

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 12:18pm

We continue to have a very high load, and will continue to actively monitor the service.

– Lindy Foster Enterprise Computing Oregon State University 541-737-3805

Blackboard is responding very slowly

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 11:41am

We are experiencing the highest loads of the term, and are attempting to speed things up.

– Lindy Foster Enterprise Computing Oregon State University 541-737-3805

OSU DNS partial outage 6/5/2014

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:10am

One of OSU’s DNS servers (NS2) crashed this morning 6/5/2014 at about 6:25AM. The system was rebooted and service restored by 8:00AM.

The DNS service allows computers to find services on the network by name. Although computers are usually configured to use multiple DNS servers, fail-over is not always graceful and some services can be interrupted. In particular, we received reports this morning that some customers were not able to login to OSU’s WordPress site ( and

We apologize for the service disruption. We will be investigating ways to make this service more resilient.

-Kirsten Petersen, IT Manager Information Services, Oregon State University p: 541-737-9187, e: