The University’s online assessment platform, Questionmark, is being upgraded to version 6 and migrated to the cloud-based On Demand service. This work is essential as our current version of Questionmark, Perception 5.7, will no longer be supported by the company after July 2019.
Following consultation with users, the change has been scheduled for the week commencing 29th July 2019 and it is likely that Questionmark will be unavailable throughout the week. This downtime will be confirmed once a trial migration has been completed (expected by Easter).
Further information and contact for queries
This announcement is for staff who use Questionmark. We have been informed by Questionmark that they will no longer provide support for the University’s current version, Perception 5.7, after July 2019. This means that we will need to upgrade our service before 31st July 2019.
In order to help us identify a suitable time to upgrade please complete this form to let us know:
any assessments planned between 10th June and 31st July 2019
whether you would like to try out the new version of Questionmark
Deadline: Friday 18th January 2019
Contact for queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to form to complete
The Questionmark Perception Terminal Server needs to taken down briefly to have security updates applied to it. This work has been scheduled for Wednesday 20 June between 8 am and 9 am, although the actual downtime will only last for about ten minutes, at around 8.30 am. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
IT Services will be moving the secondary Questionmark Perception server to an improved installation on Thursday 12 April, between 8 am and noon. This means that the service will be relying on the primary server for that time, and hence it is to be regarded as an “at risk” period. We do not expect this process to have a significant effect on the service, although there may be a few brief outages.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
IT Services will no longer be performing maintenance on Questionmark Perception from 9 am – 12 noon on Tuesday 11th April, so QMP will now be available during that time. The maintenance work will be rescheduled for later in the year; we will update this blog with further details when we have them.
IT Services will be performing some essential maintenance on Questionmark Perception from 9 am – 12 noon on Tuesday 11th April; as a result, the service will be unavailable during that time.
We will update our blog with any further information regarding this downtime, and apologise for and inconvenience it may cause. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
IT Services have reported that the network issues affecting University services (including Questionmark Perception) earlier today have been resolved. Further information can be found on the IT Services status page.
The network issues currently being experienced by the University may affect access to Questionmark Perception. Please see the IT Services status page for further details and updates.
The Questionmark Perception terminal server will be unavailable, due to necessary maintenance work, on Monday 11 April 2016 between 10 am and 11 am. This will only affect staff accessing Authoring Manager remotely via the terminal server. It will have no effect on staff using Authoring Manager where it is installed on their own PC, or on staff using Enterprise Manager. It will also have no effect on students taking assessments in Questionmark Perception.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
IT Services will be moving the server on which Questionmark Perception is located, in the afternoon of Wednesday 27 January. During the move, QMP will be available on a virtual server. Users should not notice any change, except for possibly a brief outage as the service is switched between the physical and virtual server at 3.15 pm, and a similar outage when it is switched back, which should occur at around 3.45 pm. There should be no significant effect on any activity taking place on Questionmark Perception, but the period between 3.15 and 4 pm should be considered an “at risk” period.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.