Planned Systems Outage Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Time Frame: Friday, July 28, 12:00 noon to Monday, July 31 6:00 am

Description: Generally all online systems will be unavailable as DTS and O&M perform major maintenance on the district’s technology infrastructure.

Affected Systems: The following is a partial list of the systems that will be unavailable during this time.

  • Ceran
  • Citrix
  • Destiny
  • Google Apps
  • Google Mail via a web browser
  • Schoology
  • Infinite Campus
  • Infinite Visions
  • Internet
  • Landline Phones
  • Password Manager
  • Wireless

Unaffected Systems: The following systems should be unaffected by this maintenance:

  • The District’s Primary Website
  • Google Mail via an iOS App – assuming no password change is required
  • School Websites

Help Desk: The Help Desk will close at 11:45 on Friday July 28

May Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 374 – The Help Desk triages incoming computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 915

Voicemail Messages: 12

Email to Help Desk: 482 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org

Email to Personal Accounts: 12 – Email sent to our named […]

New Web Filter

DTS is implementing a new and improved web filter for St.Vrain Valley Schools.

Starting June 1st you will see a different page for blocked websites.

From this new page you can:

Request a site be unblocked, or Login to gain access to sites appropriate for your role in the district

Please note: […]

April Help Desk Activity

Work Orders Triaged: 392 – The Help Desk triages incoming Computer work requests.

Phone Calls: 801

Voicemail Messages: 184

Email to Help Desk: 454 – Email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org *Starting in April 2016 all email sent to helpdesk@svvsd.org is automatically turned into […]

GoogleTalk Transition to Hangouts

Google will be discontinuing the Google Talk product on June 25, 2017 and will automatically transition all existing Google Talk chats to Google Hangouts. This will be a mandatory change implemented by Google.

How will this affect you?

If in your chat window you get a message and option to switch to Hangouts, please go […]

Meet Sean Cartwright

IT Operations & Infrastructure Manager Months with SVVSD: 2

What does your average day look like? My typical day revolves around how to provide the most reliable and secure user experience possible. I do this by collaborating with DTS staff, other SVVSD departments, school administrators, and vendors to ensure the district’s networks, services, and systems […]

Summer Tech Tips for Teachers!

Password management

Passwords expire every 2 months (63 days). If you change your password right before you leave for the summer, it won’t expire until the end of July. Correction: Keep in mind that if you do change your password while off the district network, you may need to bring your laptop in […]

New Password Manager

Short Version:

The current Password Manager for self-service password changes is being replaced with a more full-featured system. You will need to log into the new Password Manager and set up new security questions and answers by the end of the school year.

New Password Manager address: http://password.svvsd.org

Long Version:

Over […]

5 Things You Should Know About the Updated YouTube Filter

All St. Vrain networks apply YouTube’s moderate filter so that you can be as assured as possible that the content you view on YouTube is appropriate for students. (Though it’s still a good idea to preview before you project!) The not-so-good news is that the filter is only as good as the gnomes at […]

New Apps in LANrev Apps

LANrev Apps

The following apps have been added to LANrev Apps:

Google Photos

Google Photos provides unlimited storage of photos and videos, allows you to access these photos from multiple devices, and has advanced cataloging features that make it easier to sort and find your photos.

available in the LANrev App store for secondary students and staff […]