Month: July 2019

Service at risk – Autodesk Products

In order to allow us to uprgade the license server and associated license, the Autodesk 2019 products should be considered at risk between 4pm and 6pm this evening. If you are already running the software, then you will be unaffected – should you try and load the software whilst the license is being changed, the launch may be unsuccessful.

If you have any queries regarding this work, please contact the Service Desk quoting cahnge C1907-075

Service Update: Life Sciences VPN

UoD IT have now provided a temporary workaround to give users with valid business requirements access to a VPN in Life Sciences.

Should you require access, please log a call a call with the Service Desk by emailing

Further communications regarding a long term solution will be issued in due course.

Service Unavailable: Cognos

UoD IT are receiving several reports of users unable to access finance system, Cognos.

We believe this to be resolved and are reaching out to those who have contacted help4u, please try again now and get in touch if you are still having trouble:

Reference number: 1907-3193

Planned Maintenance: OnDemand 09:00-15:00 20/07/19

Please be aware, maintenance of the Questionmark OnDemand EU platform ( will result in greater risk of downtime/disruption to the service during the following window:

09:00-15:00 (BST) Saturday 20th July

During the maintenance window, Questionmark OnDemand users may experience service disruptions.

Full live data can be found on the Questionmark status page:

Service unavailable: SITS

Several users are reporting that they are unable to log into SITS again this morning, Tuesday 16th July.

We have a workaround in place that should allow users to log in now, please try again if you have been experiencing issues.

UoD IT are tracking the issue in call reference 1907-2813, and we will update this post with further updates.