Grade Submission: Emergency Maintenance

Grades Grade Submission DOWNTIME

The eGrades Grade Submission tool will be down temporarily from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM on December 8th, 2018 to preform emergency maintenance.

This update will fix the duplicate listings on the eGrades receipt page for courses with cross listed sections, performance enhancements, and extra verification for Grade Submission.

Instructors will be unable to submit grades during the time period stated above.

 

Posted in Uncategorized

[Resolved] Engineering West (building 36) power outage resulting in network loss

The network has been restored in the Engineering West building.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

Engineering West (building 36) power outage resulting in network loss

Due to an extended power outage in the Engineering West building #36, the network is currently down until the power is restored.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

Mediasite Maintenance

The Mediasite Cloud Team will be performing maintenance on Mediasite Cloud Servers during our scheduled maintenance window on December 8th between 1:01AM EST and 5:00AM EST. This maintenance requires taking the environment offline, and as such Mediasite will not be available during this window.  We do not expect any downtime before or after the designated window.  OIT will continue to monitor the process and update the university community as needed.

Posted in Lecture Capture

[Completed] Network upgrades in buildings 09, 51, 52, and 53 on November 30, 2018

On Friday, November 30, 2018, between 4:00 am and 6:00 am, OIT will upgrade the network in the FAU College of Arts and Letters (09) Performing Arts (51) Humanities (52) and Visual Arts (53) buildings. This upgrade will cause intermittent interruptions to the network, wireless, and telephones in the aforementioned buildings. If you have trouble 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. Nov 29 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, 11/29/2018 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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Email Infrastructure Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be adding a new accepted email domain to Office 365.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Office 365 / Exchange Online
Affected systems: Office 365 / Exchange Online​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, we don’t expected any end-user impact

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Server Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be conducting a proof of concept test for a new product that is a candidate for replacement of a component in the FAU email system.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:30 AM
Affected services: OIT members on 365 (Microsoft) Email
Affected systems: FAU main mail gateway servers, 365 mail servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected. After the change, OIT members will have their emails filtered by an additional email gateway as part of the proof of concept test.

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Banner Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be installing a new Banner XE module to support the clean address process and a critical Financial Aid patch.
Downtime window start: 2:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Banner XE and Banner 8
Affected systems: Banner
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Identity Management
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading the email lifecycle management process
Downtime window start: 12:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: Identity Manager, Active Directory, Office365, Google Apps
Affected systems: Boca OIM Servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time no end-user impact is expected.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Email, Systems, Uncategorized

[RESOLVED] MYFAU missing email icons and other role specifics links

The MYFAU issue has been resolved. If you are still not seeing your links, please restart your browser or app and log into MYFAU again.

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Various role specific links are missing from MYFAU such as the email icons. We are investigating  and will provide an update soon.

In the meantime you can access email with the following links:

We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Posted in Educational Technologies, Email, Systems, Uncategorized

Single Sign-On Authentication Maintenance

Office of Information Technology will be performing systems maintenance Monday November 26th, 2018 from 3:00 am until 7:00 am.

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Single sign-on (SSO)
Description of change:  OIT will upgrade the Single Sign-On system as part of our identity management upgrade.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: sso.fau.edu, grouper.fau.edu, all SSO clients including Banner Self Service, Workday, Canvas, and many others.
Affected systems: Single Sign On Servers, Grouper
Expected End-user impact: During this time, some users may experience issues logging into numerous single sign-on authenticated services. Groups sync’s will be delayed while an initial sync is performed.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Instructional Technologies, Network and Telecom, Systems, Workday

[RESOLVED] OU Campus CMS Login Unavailable

The login issue has been resolved

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We are currently investing an issue with the logging in for Omniupdate OU Campus CMS.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted in Systems, Uncategorized

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Nov 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, 11/15/2018 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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Account Self Service
Description of change:  OIT will upgrade the Account Self-Service portal to correct a problem related to updating your password while logged in.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: accounts.fau.edu
Affected systems: OIM Web servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, account self-service portal will be unavailable. After the change, users will be able to correctly change their password when logging in to the Account Self-Service portal.

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DPM – Software upgrade
Description of change: OIT is upgrading all of the production DPM servers from UR4 to UR6.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Backups for production VMs and physical desktops using DPM as their backup method.​
Affected systems:  SCDPM, boc22dpmus, nwdpmus. All client agents managed by these 3 servers.​
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, backups will be paused at various times between 3AM and 7AM.​

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Server and Client Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading server and client software for the Event Management Software suite.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: EMS
Affected systems: Servers related to EMS
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, there will be minimal end user-impact. End users will need to relaunch their desktop clients when they come into the office.

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Banner Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will apply 25Live/LYNX upgrade scripts for the Registrar’s office in Banner production.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: No impact on running services.  This will enable a new application to interface with Banner.
Affected systems: Banner production
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-users impact on is expected.

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SecureDoc Server Updates
Description of change: OIT will be updating the SecureDoc Enterprise software on the host VM.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: SecureDoc autoboot will be down sporadically during restarts.
Affected systems: SecureDoc Server
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected. The only issue would be that machines would not be able to autoboot during server restarts. The user would still be able to log in manually.

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DC VLAN Moves Phase 3
Description of change: OIT will be moving Data Center Vlans to the new DC01 core for service to Data Center Servers and ToR devices.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Services hosted on the servers on these subnets.
Affected systems: DataCenter Devices
Expected End-user impact: During this time, services on these server subnets will be disrupted during the move. ​

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