System back-ups happen every night. Back-ups insure that your data is safe and secure, but they also cause a disruption in service during the backing-up process. The back-ups are done in the early morning hours when the system is least used. But you may encounter a system undergoing a back-up if you are studying in the wee hours of the night or studying abroad in another time zone.
Here is a back-up schedule of our most-used systems. Back-ups for these systems occur nightly, unless otherwise stated, and will usually last about an hour.
|System Name||Back-up Start Time (EST)|
|Banner - Self Service & Admin||3:30am|
|Banner Reporting (ODS)||2:00am|
|Blackboard||Saturday at 4:00am|
|Swem Library Catalog||2:50am|