OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs, Oct 31, 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, 10/31/2013 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

When: 3:00 – 6:00AM
Affected services: Blackboard
Affected systems: Blackboard
Description of maintenance: Systems will be doing rolling restarts blackboard services to try to remedy a bug within blackboard.
User impact: Blackboard will be unavailable during the maintenance window.

When: 3:00 – 3:30AM
Affected services: University Fileserver (ANDI)
Affected systems: ANDI (fauandi1/fauandi2)
Description of maintenance: OIT will be physically moving the primary University fileserver (fauandi1\fauandi2). The system will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes.
User impact: The ANDI server will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes

When: 3:00 – 3:30AM
Affected services: Exchange email
Affected systems: exchangemb[01-03]
Description of maintenance: OIT will be rebooting some of the systems which support staff and faculty mail. We do not expect any interruption of service.
User impact: No end-user impact is expected

When: 3:00 – 7:00AM
Affected services: Banner
Affected systems: Banner
Description of maintenance: The following updates will be installed in Banner production: General 8.6.1 upgrade, Position Control 8.9.0 upgrade, HR/Payroll 8.9.0 upgrade, HR/Payroll 8.9.0.1, 8.9.0.2, 8.9.0.3 patches, Tax Updates #184, #185, #186
User impact: There will be no user impact

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