OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs., May 10, 2012 from 1:00am to 7:00am

Office of Information Technology will be performing routine systems maintenance which includes but is not limited to rebooting Windows servers as deemed necessary, installing critical patches and other health checks on Thursday, 05/10/2012 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window.  In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

The Network Registration host on the Davie campus is being migrated from VMWare ESXi to Microsoft Hyper-V.
When
: 3:00am – 6:00am
Affected Services: DNS (131.91.40.116), Network registration, DHCP
Affected Systems: DNSdav1, dhcpdav1, ldapdav1
Description of Maintenance: This change plan encompasses several changes.  First, the host operating system for the DNS, LDAP and DHCP servers at the Davie campus will be upgraded from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 (Oracle) to Scientific Linux 6.  Second, the host Hypervisor will be upgraded from VMWare ESXi Free to Microsoft Hyper-V on the Davie Network Registration Host (vmwdav1). Third, the new DNS, LDAP and DHCP servers will be storage migrated from the staging server to the upgraded production server.
User impact: This will cause intermittent issues with DNS, DHCP and LDAP at Jupiter.  However, systems with valid leases will automatically use the DNS server at FTL during this time.

When: 1:00am – 7:00am
Affected Services:
Blackboard
Affected Systems:
  bba[1-6].fau.edu, bbc[1-2].fau.edu, bbm1.fau.edu and the nw servers bbp10, bbp11.
Description of Maintenance:
We will be moving the network based storage for Blackboard production to the NetApp SAN.
User impact: 
Blackboard will be inaccessible while we are performing this maintenance.  We expect to return the system to service by 6:30 am.

When: 3:00am – 5:00am
Affected Services:
Blackboard, Blackboard test, Blackwind, ClearPass, ECollege, Engineering Card Access, Google Apps, VideoTech, College of Business Streaming Media Server, MyFAU, Network Registration, Online Phone Bills, Graduate Application, Parature Help Desk software (entering requests only), SACS Engineering, Mailing Lists, Exchange Migrator, Brain, Xitracs, Xitracs test, Xitracs dev
Affected Systems:
cas1p, cas0p, lintalon0, and lintalon1
Description of Maintenance:
The goal of this migration is to move the Central Authentication Service hosts from the current SUN/Solaris environment to an x86/Linux environment. This change will allow for increased performance and additional high-availability features.
User impact:
Access to resources utilizing CAS for authentication purposes will be available intermittently (listed under Affected Services).

When: 3:00am – 6:00am
Affected Services:
OwlApps, Blackboard, Blackboard test, IDM, CAS, Password Sync, Parature, and eCollege
Affected Systems:
dsboc, dsboc2, ds1p, and ds0p
Description of Maintenance:
The goal of this migration is to move the LDAP hosts for ds.fau.edu from the current SUN/Solaris environment to an x86/Linux environment. This change will allow for increased performance and additional high-availability features.
User impact:
Access to utilizing ds.fau.edu will be available intermittently (listed under Affected Services)

When: 5:55am – 6:00am
Affected Services: Blackboard
Affected Systems: bba1-bba6, bbp11, bbp12, bbc1, bbc2, bbm1, piwik1.fau.edu
Description of Maintenance: We will be replacing our AWstats log analysis with PiWIk
User Impact: None

When: 5:00am – 6:00am
Affected Services:
None
Affected Systems:
bocdcfau02
Description of Maintenance:
The goal of the change is to update the Active Directory schema for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012
User Impact:
None

When: 3:00am – 3:15am
Affected Services: None
Affected Systems: ad.fau.edu, irm.ad.fau.edu
Description of Maintenance: OIT will add group policy objects to the domain for the purpose of opening ports and allowing auto-enrollment of certificates to campus computers to support Endpoint Protection deployment via System Center Configuration Manager
User Impact: None


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