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With expanding technology use comes the need for increased support. For over 15 years, the University has been using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, or MS ECM, to help with the challenges that IT administrators face when managing windows devices. 

This tool is used to deploy:

  • Software
  • Operating Systems
  • OS and software updates
  • Device configuration

This tool is also used to:

  • provide reports on the status of our windows devices
  • provide remote troubleshooting tools for our IT staff.

Current Status

There are currently no alerts.

Maintenance

Services scheduled for maintenance over the next 7 days. Please refer to the calendar view of alerts for a complete schedule.
There is currently no planned maintenance.

Past 90 Days

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Alert History

Start: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:00pm
Description

The Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MS ECM) site will be down for maintenance to install updates.

We ask that all MS ECM Admins, Managers, and Consultants please close all MS ECM Admin Console sessions before 5PM.

Last updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00pm
Description

The Configuration Manager Site will be down for maintenance to install the latest updates.

We ask that all ConfigMgr Admins, Managers and Consultants please close all ConfigMgr Admin Console sessions before 5pm.

Last updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 8:00pm
Description

Configuration Manager will be upgraded to 2203. During the upgrade all admin console connections will be closed, and a reminder sent out to close consoles.

The upgrade is expected to take 2-3 hours but it could take longer to prepare the Boot Media and iPXE images, so please stay out of the admin console until we send out a final notification. Departmental admins and consultants will be responsible for updating their local admin consoles.

Last updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 8:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:00pm
Description
The Configuration Manager Site will be unavailable for maintenance. All admins, managers and consultants should close all admin console sessions before the maintenance begins.
Last updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:00pm
Description

The SCCM site will be unavailable to install hotfix KB12959506.

During the install, all admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:00pm
Start: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 5:00pm
End: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 10:00pm
Description

The SCCM site will be down for maintenance as it is updated to version 2111. During the upgrade all configuration manager admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 2:00pm
End: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:15pm
Updates
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:15pm

This issue has been resolved.

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

ITS is currently testing a workaround for this issue. After a few more days of testing, the workaround will go into production.

Description

There have been reports of issues with OSD that may cause duplicate objects. This seems to happen most often when using a brand new AD object. ITS is looking for the duplicates and cleaning them up. Please let ITS know if you have a freshly imaged computer having issues.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:17pm
Start: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:00pm
Description

The configuration manager sites will be unavailable for maintenance. During this time refrain from using the configuration manager console, accessing web reports, or starting any operating system deployments.

Last updated: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 10:00pm
Description

The SCCM site will be down for maintenance on Thursday, July 15th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

Last updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 10:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 8:00pm
End: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Description

The configuration manager sites will be unavailable for maintenance. During this time refrain from using the configuration manager console, accessing web reports, or starting any operating system deployments.

Last updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Start: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 8:00pm
End: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Description

The Configuration Manager sites will be unavailable during maintenance.

Last updated: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Start: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 8:00am
End: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Description

The Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Site will be unavailable during maintenance.

Last updated: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Start: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10:15am
End: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 2:30pm
Updates
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 2:30pm

This issue has been resolved.

Description

We have reports that Software Center is not installing updates.  ITS is investigating this issue and working on getting this resolved.

Last updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 2:30pm
Start: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00pm
Description

The SCCM site will be down for maintenance as it is updated to version 2002. During the upgrade all configuration manager admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00pm
Start: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 7:00am
End: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 9:00am
Description

The SCCM site will be unavailable to install hotfix KB4538166.

During the install, all admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 9:00am
Start: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:00pm
End: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 9:00pm
Description

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) will be unavailable in order to apply updates to version 1910. During this time, the SCCM website will be unavailable. 

Last updated: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 9:00pm
Start: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00pm
Description

SCCM administrator console connections will be closed while the service is upgraded to version 1906. 

Last updated: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00pm
Start: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5:00am
End: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 8:00am
Description

The System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) production center will be unavailable in order to apply updates to version 1902. During the update, all SCCM admin console connections will be closed.  Please stay out of the admin console until you receive final notification that the upgrade work is complete.

Last updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 8:00am
Start: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:00am
End: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:00am
Description

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) will be unavailable in order to apply updates to version 1810. During the update, all SCCM admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:00am
Start: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 5:00am
End: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:00am
Description

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) will be unavailable in order to apply updates to version 1810. During the update, all SCCM admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:00am
Start: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 5:00am
End: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

The SCCM production site will be upgraded to version 1810. All admin console connections will be closed during the maintenance.

Last updated: 
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:00am
End: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00am
Description

An update (KB4462978) for SCCM 1806 will be installed on the production site. All admin console connections will be closed during the maintenance.

Last updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00am
Start: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
End: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

The SCCM site will be upgraded to version 1806. During the upgrade, all SCCM admin console connections will be closed.

Last updated: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00am
End: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Description

The SCCM Site will be down during this maintenance timeframe to install updates.

Last updated: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Start: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:30am
End: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:30am
Description

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) will be unavailable during this maintenance window to install updates.

Last updated: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:30am
Start: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 6:30am
End: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Description

The Configuration Manager site will be unavailable in order to switch to the new SAN storage space and some routine maintenance. A final notification will be sent out 15 minutes before shutting down the site. During this time please refrain from using your Configuration Manager consoles, accessing Web Reports or starting any client deployments from the Software Center.  A second notification will be sent out once the site is up and running again.

Last updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Start: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:30pm
End: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 9:00am
Description

UPDATE: The application install issue during OSD has been resolved. 

Original Notice: We have reports that OS deployments through SCCM are not installing applications.  Our support staff is currently investigating this issue.

We will keep this alert updated with any new information.

Last updated: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 9:41am
Start: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:00am
End: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Description

The work scheduled for 5:00-7:00am is not finished. This notice will be updated when it is completed.

 

The Enterprise Client Management team will upgrade the SCCM site to the latest version (1610).

The site will be offline during this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 4:05pm
Start: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 9:00am
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team is still working on upgrading the SCCM primary site server. SCCM is offline while this work is being completed.

Last updated: 
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:40am
Start: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
End: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team will upgrade the SCCM primary site server. During this time SCCM will be offline.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
Start: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
End: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team will perform maintenance on SCCM upgrading the OS on the primary site server with Microsoft.

The service will be unavailable during this time.

Last updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Start: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 11:45pm
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team will perform maintenance on the SCCM site to upgrade to the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and improve performance of the distribution.

Last updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 11:45pm
Start: 
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:45pm
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team will perform maintenance on the SCCM site to upgrade to the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and improve performance of the distribution.

Last updated: 
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:45pm
Start: 
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:45pm
Description

The Enterprise Client Management team will perform maintenance on the SCCM site to upgrade to the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and improve performance of the distribution.

 

Last updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:45pm
Start: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 7:00am
End: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
Description

A maintenance window is scheduled for one of the two primary distribution points for the client management service to upgrade the OS to Server 2012 R2.  There should be minimal service outages with this maintenance due to the redundancy.  Our recommendation is to avoid imaging during this time if possible.

Last updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 12:01pm
Start: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 7:00am
End: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Description

System Center Service Manager (SCSM) will be down for maintenance on Saturday, July 23 from 7am-10am. You won’t be able to submit or view tickets during this time.

Last updated: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:01am
Start: 
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
End: 
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
Description

ITS support staff will upgrade the SCCM server to Windows Server 2012R on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

SCCM will be unavailable during this time.

Last updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 5:01pm
Start: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1:00pm
End: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
Description

ITS support staff will upgrade SCCM to version 1602 of the configuration manager on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

SCCM will be unavailable during this time.

Last updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5:01pm

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MS ECM) Contact Information

Please contact ITS Enterprise Client Management, its-ecm-help@uiowa.edu, for MS ECM support.