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Support for Web publishing at Santa Clara University is provided by the Office of Marketing and Communications, Information Services, the Webmaster and Web Applications Developer in the Media Services department, and system and network administrators in the Information Technology department.

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Web Publishing News

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Web Systems and the new Data Center
The Web, database, and directory servers that support the Web system are moving from their current location in the Information Technology building to the new Data Center in the Learning Commons. Read More »
SCU Blog Index
A new Web site has been created to catalog SCU-related blogs. The SCU Blog Index lists blogs published by SCU individuals and organizations, and includes those managed within Commonpost, the Webpages personal publishing system, as well as blogs hosted outside of the SCU network. Read More »
Network issues and impact on Commonspot
We've experienced a few problems on the www Web servers due to network connectivity issues. Periodically, the web servers aren't able to connect to Commonspot's database server, resulting in error messages displayed on A software patch is scheduled to be installed on 1/30 at 7pm to resolve this issue. Read More »
Campus Event Calendar Data Manager
The system that is used to add, modify, and delete records in the Campus Event Calendar database has been updated. Along with an update to the user interface, some new features have been added. Read More »
Commonspot Authoring Server Downtime
The Commonspot authoring server will be offline for a few hours on Wednesday morning, Oct. 17. We plan to take the server offline at about 8 a.m., and anticipate restoring access by 10 a.m. Additional memory is being installed on the server. Read More »
Personal Web Page Publishing
Santa Clara University offers students, faculty, and staff the ability to create personal web pages. In addition, chartered and registered clubs and organizations at Santa Clara University can request space to create Web sites.  This service is available through the Information Technology department's "webpages" server. Read More »
Commonspot Authoring Server Replacement Plan
The Commonspot authoring server is on schedule to be upgraded on Monday, July 30th. We plan to start this process at around 9am, and hope to have the server upgrade completed by early afternoon. Commonspot authoring access and replication will be disabled while the upgrade is ongoing, and we anticipate having both authoring and replication restored by early afternoon on Monday. Read More »
Web Server Hardware Replacement
The Web servers have been upgraded with new server hardware, and a change to the operating system and server software. This project has been moving through the planning, development, and testing stages over the last several months. The new hardware has significantly enhanced memory, storage, and processing power. Two of the servers being replaced have been in service since 1999. Read More »
Staging server and FTP access
The staging server, used for hosting a limited number of FTP accounts, is scheduled to be upgraded on Monday, July 30th. As a result, account passwords set on the current staging server will need to be reset. If you need to have your password reset, please submit a support request to the Web Publishing team. Read More »
Commonspot authoring and replication this weekend
The SCU Web site and Commonspot CMS will experience some downtime on Friday, 5/17 and Saturday 5/18, due to the SAN upgrade schedule. We expect the downtime to take place sometime between 7pm Friday and 5am Saturday, with the duration anticipated to be about four hours. Read More »
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