OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs., November 7 from 3:00 – 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, 11/07/2013 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window.  In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

When: 3:00 – 7:00 AM
Affected services: Self-Service, Banner FAUP
Affected systems: Banner FAUP
Description of maintenance: The following updates will be installed in Banner productionEmployee Self Service 8.9.0 upgrade, Position Control patch, HR/Payroll,, patches, HR/Payroll, patches, Employee Self Service,, patches, Employee Self Service phpecex-ear-fix patch, WorkFlow, patches
User impact: FAUP may have to be down – Self Service related changes sometimes require shutting the system down during installation

When: 5:30 – 6:15 AM
Affected services: Blackboard
Description: Blackboard has released updates to several Building Blocks including Blackboard Mobile, Software Updates, Cloud Profiles, and Social Profiles.
User Impact: The features listed above will be temporarily unavailable

When: 4:00 – 5:00 AM
Affected services: Network Drives (Andi.fau.edu, student.fau.edu, and home.fau.edu)
Affected systems: Andi.fau.edu, student.fau.edu, and home.fau.edu
Description of maintenance: OIT will be migrating the andi.fau.edu, student.fau.edu and home.fau.edu websites to a new server. Migrate the ANDI, Student and Home websites from IIS7 on FAUWeb1 to IIS8 on FAUWeb6. DNS records will be updated to reflect the new locations.
User impact: Andi.fau.edu, student.fau.edu, and home.fau.edu will be intermittently inaccessible during the window.

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