[Completed] VPN Maintenance

The VPN Maintenance scheduled for today has been completed. All VPN services are expected to be operational at this time.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Network and Telecom, Systems, Workday

[Completed] Network upgrade in the Science Building on Feb 25

The network upgrade in the Science Building, SE-43 has been completed.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

VPN Maintenance – Saturday February 25 from 4:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

OIT will be performing maintenance on the Faculty/Staff VPN from 4:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. During this time, VPN services will be intermittent. The backup VPN will be available during this time for those users that need to utilize the VPN. Additional details on the backup VPN are available at the vpn page:  www.fau.edu/security/vpn.php

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Network and Telecom, Systems, Workday

Network upgrade in the Science Building on Feb 25

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, between 12:00 am and 6:00 am, OIT will upgrade the network in the FAU Science Building, SE-43. This upgrade will cause intermittent interruptions to the network in the Science building during the implementation and testing of the new hardware. If you experience difficulties after the times outlined above, please contact the FAU help desk at http://www.fau.edu/helpdesk or 561-297-3999 for immediate assistance.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Feb 23 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, 02/23/2016 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window.  In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

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College of Medicine SharePoint Site Migration
When: 4:00AM to 5:00AM
Affected services:   CoM SharePoint Site Collection and any sub sites.  – https://sharepoint.fau.edu/com/
Affected systems:  On-Prem ​SharePoint
Description of maintenance:  We will be completing the migration of the College of Medicine’s SharePoint site to Office 365.
On-Prem URL: https://sharepoint.fau.edu/com/
365 URL: https://fau.sharepoint.com/sites/com
User impact:  Users will need to update any bookmarks, saved links, and any calendars that point to https://sharepoint.fau.edu/com/

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Financial Aid 8.28.0.3 patch
When:  3:00AM – 4:00AM
Affected services:  Not Applicable
Affected systems:  Banner Financial Aid
Description of maintenance:  ​The Financial Aid office has requested the installation of patch 8.28.0.3 be expedited through approval. This patch provides the basis for a procedure that will continue to load 2016-2017 COD system generated files into Banner after the COD system goes live for 2017-2018 with a new schema.
User impact:  No user impact is anticipated

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Banner 8 Student patch 8.10.2.1 – critical install
When:  3:00AM – 4:00AM
Affected services:  ​Not Applicable
Affected systems:  ​Banner 8 Student module
Description of maintenance:  ​This Banner 8 patch provides data updates to accommodate a recent change to the AMCAS (Medical School) application file. Without the change, the COM applications cannot be loaded into BANNER.
User impact:  ​No user impact is anticipated

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

[Completed] Network maintenance on February 18 from 12:01 am – 3:00 am

The network maintenance scheduled for February 18 has been completed.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom, Systems

Network maintenance on February 18 from 12:01 am – 3:00 am

OIT will be performing network maintenance on Saturday, February 18 from 12:01 a.m. until 3:00 a.m. Due to the nature of the maintenance, users may experience intermittent Internet outages lasting approximately 10 minutes during this window. The Internet connection will be rerouted to the backup connection to minimize any downtime.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom, Systems

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Feb 16 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, 02/16/2017 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window.  In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

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Migration of authentication system supporting Office 365
When: 3:00AM – 6:00AM
Affected services: Sign-on to all Office 365 services. Sign-on to College of  Business websites​
Affected systems: boc22adfsp, boc22adfs, nwadfsp, nwadfs​
Description of maintenance: OIT will be migrating the ADFS 2.1 farm to ADFS 3.0​
User impact: Sign-on to Office 365 services may be intermittent during the window​

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Migrate CoE SharePoint Sites to Office 365
When: 4:00AM – 5:00AM
Affected services: CoE site collection and any other subsites – https://sharepoint.fau.edu/coe/
Affected systems: SharePoint
Description of maintenance: ​We will be completing the migration of the College of Education’s SharePoint site to Office 365.
User impact: Users will need to update any bookmarks, saved links, and any calendars that point to https://sharepoint.fau.edu/coe/

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Migration of sharepoint from old bigip to the new bigip
When: 6:00AM – 7:00AM
Affected services: sharepoint.fau.edu​
Affected systems: sharepoint​
Description of maintenance: We are continuing the move of servers from older bigip load balancer hardware to the new ones.  This move will be for the backend servers that support sharepoint
User impact: SharePoint may be unavailable for 5 minutes while DNS is updated​

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Migration of tms (video bridge) from old bigip to the new bigip
When: 6:00AM – 7:00AM
Affected services: Tms and Tmsbridge​
Affected systems: tms.fau.edu, tmsbridge.fau.edu​
Description of maintenance: ​We are continuing the move of servers from older bigip load balancer hardware to the new ones.  This move will be for the backend servers that support video bridge​
User impact: Users may not be able to connect to tmsbridge​

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Posted in Email, Instructional Technologies, Systems

[Completed] Network Maintenance Saturday February 11th from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

The network maintenance scheduled for this morning has been completed.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Network and Telecom, Systems

[Network Maintenance] Saturday February 11th from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

OIT will be performing maintenance on core network equipment on the Boca Raton campus from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. During this maintenance window we anticipate approximately 10 minutes of service disruption to networks and services located on the Boca Raton campus including Blackboard, Banner and access to the internet from some parts of campus.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Network and Telecom, Systems