The Box of Broadcasts (BoB) streaming service, for terrestrial and freeview TV and BBC Radio, has given advance notice of an upcoming three-day downtime period: 11-13 June 2018. BoB advises as follows:
The BoB service will be unavailable between 11-13 June 2018. This is because the Eduserv datacentre in Swindon is closing imminently forcing us to relocate our BoB servers on 11 June 2018.
We are working very hard to minimise the impact of this move on BoB service delivery but it will be necessary to switch BoB off for up to 3 days whilst we move the equipment.
BoB will be switched off on the morning of 11 June 2018 and will be completely unavailable during this time. Forward scheduling on the EPG will be available up to 11 June and then will restart once the move is complete. Programmes broadcast during the down-period will be available retrospectively for most channels. Please note that off-air recordings can be ordered in advance during the down-time via TRILT and can be prioritised during this 3-day period.
If you have any questions about the above please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawsonera have advised there may be an outage or interruption to their services on Sunday 13th May between the hours of 14:00 and 16:00 whilst they undertake routine maintenance.
Please be advised that temporary maintenance to VLeBooks (www.vlebooks.com) will be carried out on Thursday 10th May at 17:00. It is expected to last less than 30 minutes, during which time you will be unable to access the site.
BoB’s electronic programme guide (EPG) was restored yesterday evening. All functions are now operational again.
The earlier technical issue preventing off campus institutional sign in has now been fixed by the provider.
Off campus access using University username and password is now working again.
The streaming video service Box of Broadcasts (BoB) has just announced an issue with the Electronic Programming Guide (EPG).
They will update when the issue is resolved.
UPDATE, 15:20: BoB has announced there will be a brief downtime as they try to resolve this issue.
There is currently no off campus access to Oxford University Press ejournals. Signing in via your institution results in the following error page.
This is currently being investigated by the supplier.
On campus access remains unaffected.