[Resolved] Network and Telephone outage at the Seatech campus

We are currently experiencing a problem with the network and telephone services on the Seatech campus. We are working to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Jan 21 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, 01/21/2021 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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uAchieve Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be making code changes to student interface library to pull additional student attributes from Banner into uAchieve.
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​uAchieve/DARS Degree Auditing
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the uAchieve site may be unavailable for a short period of time.

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Single Sign-on Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be converting the InCommon metadata provider in Shibboleth from the legacy aggregate to their new MDQ service.
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​Single Sign-on
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Server Maintenance
Description of change: ​​OIT will be applying updates to virtualization hosts.​​
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 5:00 AM
Affected services: ​​Cisco meeting and videoconferencing services.​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the videoconferencing services will be unavailable.

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HPC Cluster Storage Addition
Description of change: OIT will be adding low priority storage to the HPC cluster​ as a means to offer additional storage for researcher scratch drives.
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services: HPC clusters​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Update Financial Aid Counselor Function for 2021
Description of change: OIT will be applying updates for 2021 : assign Financial Aid Counselors to students.
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 5:00 AM
Affected services: ​Not Applicable
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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REDCap upgrade
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading RedCAP from 10.​0.18 to 10.7.0 for security reasons.
Downtime window start: 1/21/2021 12:05 AM
Downtime window end: 1/21/2021 6:00 AM
Affected services: ​RedCAP
Expected End-user impact: During this time, ​RedCAP will be unavailable.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Instructional Technologies, Network and Telecom, Systems, Video Conferencing

[POSTPONED][NETWORK MAINTENANCE] Monday January 18th from 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

The network maintenance scheduled for tomorrow on the Jupiter and Boca Raton campuses has been postponed and will not take place tomorrow as originally planned.

Posted in Network and Telecom

[NETWORK MAINTENANCE] Monday January 18th from 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

OIT will be performing core network maintenance on the Jupiter and Boca Raton campuses from 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Monday January 18th During this time, network traffic on these campuses may experience momentary disruptions.

Posted in Network and Telecom

[Resolved] AT&T Outage affecting phone service

Our service provider AT&T is currently experiencing a widespread outage which is affecting phone and internet service. On campus phones, as well as AT&T cell phones may be affected. They are working to resolve and we will update as we receive additional information.

OIT

Posted in Network and Telecom, Uncategorized

[Resolved] Zoom: Subset of users unable to see cloud recordings

Incident resolved

This incident has been resolved.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Lecture Capture, Video Conferencing

Subset of Zoom users unable to see cloud recordings

New incident: Investigating

Zoom is currently investigating an issue where some users are intermittently unable to view their list of cloud recordings in their web portal. The recordings are not impacted or erased. Some users are just unable to see them at this time.

While Zoom works to resolve this issue, Zoom recommend impacted users refresh their browser, which may allow them to see their recordings.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

Network maintenance on Sunday January 31 at 11:00 pm

OIT will be performing upgrades and enhancements to several FAU network segments between 11:00 p.m. on January 31 and 1:00 a.m. on February 1.  During the maintenance window, there may be a 5 minute disruption to the campus networks.

If you experience any 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. Jan 7 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, 01/07/2021 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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Database Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be performing storage maintenance on the boc22mssqloit3 Microsoft SQL Cluster. Databases located on CIFS shares will be moved to iSCSI.
Downtime window start: 1/7/2021 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/7/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​The following databases on the boc22mssqloit3 cluster will be offline for a short period while moved:
collegeexpo_prod, eCollege, EMS, EMS_Master, FacStaffAlert, FAU_CIG, fsaATLAS, grantsERA, GRAS, inauguration, Master_Calendar, Medicine, onbase_prod, orinoco_base, orinoco_directory, orinoco_esig, orinoco_flow, orinoco_hr, owlcard, owlcard_test, PrivateEyeProd, PrivateEyeTest, ServiceAwards, SOFTLIC, TechFee, ThirdPartyAlert, Transients, VPAS
Expected end-user impact: During this time, services connecting to the databases listed above may go offline or need to be restarted during the maintenance.

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Server Maintenance
Description of change: OIT is making changes to enhance the security of FAU’s main website (www.fau.edu)
Downtime window start: 1/7/2021 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 1/7/2021 5:30 AM
Affected services: primary FAU website (www.fau.edu)
Expected end-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected. After the change, ​users will be forced to load www.fau.edu via https only

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Posted in Systems

[RESOLVED] Starfish Success Network is not displaying connections

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The issue have been resolved.
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The Starfish system is currently not displaying any connections including advisors and advising offices for students. The problem is being investigated and will update when we have more information.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Systems