OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. May 11, 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, 05/11/2017 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:


Various Banner XE Modules Upgrade
When: 12:00AM – 7:00AM
Affected systems: Banner XE Student Faculty grade entry, Banner XE Student self-service, Banner XE General Self-Service, Banner XE Student Advisor, Banner XE Student Academic history module, Banner XE Communication management module, Banner XE Student API module, Banner XE Ethos API DB module, Banner XE extensibility module, Banner XE DB upgrade modules
Description of maintenance: The Banner XE modules listed above will be upgraded during the maintenance window.
User impact: No end-user impact is expected


Replace faudns with linux VM
When: 4:30AM – 5:00AM
Affected services: External DNS resolution
Affected systems: faudns​
Description of maintenance: OIT is replacing an old Solaris branded computer server that is functioning as faudns (one of three external facing domain name servers)​ with a new VM that is running the linux operating system.
User impact: No end-user impact is expected


Oracle quarterly DB patches
When: 3:00AM – 7:00AM
Affected services: Blackboard
Affected systems: bbloracle
Description of maintenance: OIT is applying Oracle PSU to the following hosts/DB’s bbloracle – BBLP
User impact: Services listed above will be unavailable during restarts


Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

Off Campus Connect (EZproxy) maintenance

On Thursday 5/11/2017, the EZproxy service will be undergoing maintenance from 3-6am.  During this time services normally accessed via https://login.ezproxy.fau.edu or http://ezproxy.fau.edu will not be available.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



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