OIT Systems Maintenance, Thursday Dec 20, from 3:00AM 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, 12/20/2012 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

When: 3:00am – 7:00am
Affected services: Library & BOC22CMSCCM01
Affected systems: Library & BOC22CMSCCM01
Description of maintenance: Add firewall entries on BOC22CMSCCM01 to block access to the 136 subnet ( – This will help prevent Library systems from communicating with the OIT run SCCM server.
User impact: None expected

When: 5:00am – 7:00am
Affected Services: IDM production, Luminis production, Banner production, Blackboard production, Phonebill app, Report Caster production, OwlApps, Network registration (netreg), CMS (OmniUpdate)
Affected Systems: boc22ora03, mcoracle, bannerprd, bbloracle.
Description of Maintenance: Oracle database patch set updates and host patch installations
User Impact: Affected services will be unavailable during the maintenance window.

When: 5:00am – 7:00am
Affected services: FAU Homepage (www.fau.edu)
Description of maintenance: The servers that are responsible for www.fau.edu are being upgraded.
User impact: Web users should not notice any major impact as the Global Traffic Manager will direct traffic to allow a smooth transition. However, there may be isolated pages that may become nonfunctional and will require extra debugging due to architectural changes of upgrading to the new system

When: 5:00 – 6:00 AM
Affected Systems: ds.fau.edu
Description of Maintenance: Install renewed signed SSL Certificates on ldapboc0 and ldapboc1.
User Impact: Minimal user impact, SSO, Blackboard and other ldap services may display errors while the ldap service is restarted, we are renewing our certificates with ones signed by Digicert.

When: 5:30am – 5:45am
Affected systems: dnsboc0.fau.edu
Description of maintenance: Middleware will replace the DNS server dnsboc0.fau.edu running Enterprise Linux 5 with a new server running Enterprise Linux 6.3. The new server will also run on separate physical hardware from all other DNS servers providing improve reliability to the DNS infrastructure.
User impact: For a few minutes users will receive only from dnsjup1.fau.edu or dnsboc1.fau.edu, but no downtime is expected.

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