UBIT Alerts

UBIT Alerts inform the University at Buffalo community about information technology (IT) service outages and scheduled maintenance.

Media Streaming Service (mediastream.buffalo.edu) Available During Maintenance - Thursday, 7/12/2018 4:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. EDT

WHAT: Media Streaming Service (mediastream.buffalo.edu) Available During Maintenance

WHEN: Thursday, 7/12/2018 4:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. EDT

WHO: UB students, faculty and staff

Windows Media Streaming servers will be Available as planned maintenance is performed. This affects:
- Audio and video streamed from mediastream.buffalo.edu
- Uploading files to mediastream.buffalo.edu
- Live broadcasts from mediastream.buffalo.edu
-- If you are listening to a live broadcast, you may receive an error similar to "file not found" during the maintenance time.
-- If you are providing a live broadcast during the planned maintenance window, you will need to restart all live broadcast encoding at the end of the maintenance window (6:30 a.m.).

The following services will NOT be affected:
- Classroom and Event Recordings (Echo360)
- Audio and video streamed from ubstream.buffalo.edu (Medial)

The Windows Media Streaming service sends instructional files to UB Web pages and other learning services.

For additional information, please contact the UBIT Help Center (http://www.buffalo.edu/ubit/help, 716-645-3542) and refer to EIS SPS group.

Technical Detail:
Patches will be applied to stream5.acsu.buffalo.edu and stream6.acsu.buffalo.edu, and these services will be rebooted.
Effective: 07/12/2018 Expires: 07/15/2018 Posted: 2018-07-11