OIT Systems Maintenance, 8/23/2012 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, 08/23/2012 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

When: 3:00AM to 4:00AM
Affected services: Blackboard
Affected systems:  Blackboard
Description of maintenance:  Apply emergency patch to remedy courses with a large content area to throw an array index out of bound exception and making the course unable to be used.  The secondary patch is for a search query optimization
User impact: Blackboard will not be available between 3:00AM and 4:00AM

When: 8/23/2012 5:00 AM – 5:30 AM
Affected Services: irm.ad.fau.edu and ad.fau.edu boca domain controllers
Affected Systems: bocdcirm01, bocdcirm02, bocdcfau02
Description of Maintenance: A patch that will be installed to correct a problem with the KMS service not accepting a Server 2012 and Windows 8 volume license.
User impact: None expected, staggered reboots, unless a user tries to authenticate on during a reboot of each server.

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