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Scheduled Service Change: WebEx Service Retirement 07/01/2017

Event:
2017-07-01 12:00:00
Expected Duration:
2017-07-01 15:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
On Saturday, July 1, 2017, access to the Cornell WebEx instances will be discontinued. All Cornell WebEx users should transition their web conferencing to Zoom (cornell.zoom.us) before this date.
User Impact:
For approximately three weeks after the July 1 retirement, users attempting to login to Cornell WebEx instances will be taken to a web page notifying them of the state of the service. After late July, domain instances will be terminated, and users will receive an error message. All Cornell WebEx users should transition their web conferencing to Zoom (cornell.zoom.us) before the retirement date.
Services Affected:
Web & Video Conferencing
Subsites Affected:
Web Conferencing (Lync and WebEx)
Full Description:
Cornell is retiring WebEx on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Cornell WebEx users who try to access cornell.webex.com will be redirected to a webpage letting them know we have retired Cornell WebEx and to use Cornell’s new web and video conferencing service, Zoom.

This follows previous preparatory stages leading up to the retirement, which have included disabling access for new users and adding retirement warnings for whenever an existing host starts a session.



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
Cornell is retiring WebEx on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Cornell WebEx users who try to access cornell.webex.com will be redirected to a webpage letting them know we have retired Cornell WebEx and to use Cornell’s new web and video conferencing service, Zoom. This follows previous preparatory stages leading up to the retirement, which have included disabling access for new users and adding retirement warnings for whenever an existing host starts a session. 2017-06-01 15:40:56