VIP Document Management System Upgrade – Friday, February 23 from 5:00PM to 5:30PM

VIP Document Management System Upgrade
Description of change: We are making an enhancement to the VIP Document Management System in order to provide better security for logins
Downtime window start: 5:00 PM
Downtime window end: 5:30 PM
Affected services: VIP Document Management System
Affected systems: vip.fau.edu, boc22coex01
Expected End-user impact: During the upgrade, VIP document system will be unavailable. After the upgrade, users will have to go through the shibboleth single sign on login (and most likely 2factor authentication) that is enabled on many other FAU services.

Posted in Systems

Network maintenance on March 7 from 12:01 am – 6:00 am

OIT will be performing network maintenance on Wednesday, March 7 from 12:01 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. Due to the nature of the maintenance, users may experience intermittent Internet outages lasting approximately 5 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

Wi-Fi upgrades on Tuesday March 06

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, between 5:00 am and 6:30 am, OIT will perform routine maintenance on the FAU wireless networks. This upgrade will cause an interruption to the fau, fauwpa2, and fauguest wireless networks. If you experience difficulties after the times outlined above, please contact the FAU help desk at https://helpdesk.fau.edu or 561-297-3999 for immediate assistance.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. February 22 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, 02/22/2018 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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University accreditation system upgrade
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading the software used for accreditation​ on request of the vendor​
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services: http://xitracs.fau.edu
Affected systems: xitracs
Expected End-user impact: The http://xitracs.fau.edu site will be unavailable during the window

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Posted in Systems

[RESOLVED] Mediasite Catalogs

The issue with Mediasite catalogs has been resolved.  Catalogs are loading normally.

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture

Mediasite Catalogs slow to load

Users will find that Mediasite catalogs are slow to load and may even time out.  The Mediasite Cloud admins are aware of the issue and are working towards a solution.

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture

[Resolved] Mediasite

The issues with Mediasite has been resolved.  Users are now able to connect to catalogs and videos, and the MyMediasite portal is available.

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture

OIT Systems Maintenance – Thurs. Feb 15 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, 02/15/2018 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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Oracle Identity Manager Patch
Description of change: OIT will be applying Weblogic patch 18057437 to Oracle Identity Manager to fix a bug.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Oracle Identity Manager​
Affected systems: boc22oimp1 and boc22oimp2​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, password resets will be unavailable during the restarts.​

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Duo Security Account Sync
Description of change: OIT will be improving the process of creating user accounts in Duo Security.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: grouper.fau.edu
Affected systems: grouper.fau.edu
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected we will create provisioning user accounts from LDAP into Duo and will not be shutting any off. This will sync the users first and last names and their group membership. (employee, faculty, administrator)

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Server Upgrade and Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be increasing the computing resources and updating servers associated with Identity Management
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: OIM and any other servers depending on the production OUD (Oracle Unified Directory) LDAP servers for information may be affected. These include, but are not limited to: OIM user information updates. Server logins based on LDAP authentication to OUD​. Appliance logins based on LDAP authentication to OUD. Web applications based on LDAP authentication to OUD.
Affected systemsboc22oudp, boc22oudp01, boc22oudp02
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected. These servers are highly available and the end user on a properly configured LDAP client should not notice any downtime as the upgrade will be done on each backend server separately.

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Posted in Systems

[Update] Mediasite Catalogs and Links

The mediasite cloud servers have been restored.  Access to the MyMediasite portal is now available.  However some catalogs and links to videos are timing out with the error: “Unable to communicate with the remote server”.  Engineers are actively working on correcting the issue.  OIT continues to monitor the situation and will provide updates as they becoming available.

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture

[Update] Mediasite Outage

Work on fully restoring service continues at the cloud provider. OIT continues to monitor the situation and will provide updates as they become available.  You may still experience intermittent performance and accessibility issues during the recovery.

 

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture