OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. March 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, 03/29/2018 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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Update Mail Filter Appliance
Description of change: OIT will be updating our mail filtering appliances.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Inbound email for fau.edu. Outbound email using “smtp.fau.edu” and “smtpxy.fau.edu.” Email between Office365 and Gmail (for students)
Affected systems: bertx.fau.edu, berty.fau.edu, boc22esa02.fau.edu, nwesa02.fau.edu
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may find mail delivery delayed and in some cases may get retries/bounce backs on messages sent.

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Server Upgrade and Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading the components of several systems to resolve bugs and add support for newer hardware.​​
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: ADFS, Shibboleth, Banner DR,
Affected systems: andisec, bigipnw, dhcpnwrdc1, dnsnw1, ds2p, eprintnw, exchangeca04, exchangemb05, jenkins, ldapnw1-el6, lintalon1nw, lists, madcatdr, metadatadr, nautilus, nwadfs, nwadfs.fau.cc, nwadfsp, nwadfsp.fau.cc, nwchessboard, nwdns, nwmgmt, nwmssql11, nwmssql12, nwnasmvi, nwoudd01, nwoudp01, nwoudt01, nwoudt02, nwrdcbanxe01, nwrdcbanxe02, nwrdcbanxe03, nwrdcbanxe04, nwrdcbanxe05, nwrdcnaconv, nwrdcoimp1, nwrdcoimp2, nwrdcoimwebp1, nwrdcoimwebp2, nwrdcora01, nwrdcuachieve1, nwrdcvcenter1, nwrdslic, sctformsdr, sctformsdr2, shibboleth3p, talonnw, wordpressnw
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Removal of old computer from the domain
Description of change: OIT will be removing computers from that directory that haven’t contacted the domain in over a year
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services: N/A
Affected systems: All computers that haven’t contacted the domain in over a year
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Posted in Email, Systems

Single Sign On Update

We will be performing a short emergency update to the Single Sign On System at 9 am Monday the 26. Some services may experience  a brief (less then one minute) period where authentication fails. These include but are not limited to Internet Native Banner, OwlDone, Banner Self Service, and Starfish. Most other services should experience no issues.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Network and Telecom, Systems, Video Conferencing, Workday

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. March 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, 03/22/2018 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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Updates to Self Service Account
Description of change: OIT is applying patches to the back-end systems. These changes should not cause any loss of service.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: boc22oimp1, boc22oimp2
Affected systems: OIM, Self Service Account (Password Reset)
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to reset passwords or claim/activate their account.

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Server Upgrade – Chessboard
Description of change: OIT will make changes to an internal account management tool – Chessboard
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: chessboard.fau.edu​
Affected systems: ​chessboard.fau.edu​
Expected End-user impact: ​During this time, Chessboard, MFA Enrollment, and Chessboard password reset tool will be unavailable.

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Server Upgrade and Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading the components of several systems to resolve bugs and add support for newer hardware.​​
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: ADFS, Shibboleth, Banner DR
Affected systems: andisec, bigipnw, dhcpnwrdc1, dnsnw1, ds2p, eprintnw, exchangeca04, exchangemb05, jenkins, ldapnw1-el6, lintalon1nw, lists, madcatdr, metadatadr, nautilus, nwadfs, nwadfs.fau.cc, nwadfsp, nwadfsp.fau.cc, nwchessboard, nwdns, nwmgmt, nwmssql11, nwmssql12, nwnasmvi, nwoudd01, nwoudp01, nwoudt01, nwoudt02, nwrdcbanxe01, nwrdcbanxe02, nwrdcbanxe03, nwrdcbanxe04, nwrdcbanxe05, nwrdcnaconv, nwrdcoimp1, nwrdcoimp2, nwrdcoimwebp1, nwrdcoimwebp2, nwrdcora01, nwrdcuachieve1, nwrdcvcenter1, nwrdslic, sctformsdr, sctformsdr2, shibboleth3p, talonnw, wordpressnw​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Update Virtualization Infrastructure
Description of change: OIT Systems will be updating the configuration version of several virtual machines at the Jupiter campus.​
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: The following will only be affected at the Jupiter campus: DHCP, DNS, Papercut, LDAP
Affected systems: dhcpjup1, dhcpjup2, dnsjup1, jup17pcprt01, ldapjup1, ldapjup2
Expected End-user impact: Users will be unable to connect/use the affected services.

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Posted in Email, Systems

Intermittent Login Issues

Users are reporting issues logging into Canvas, Banner Self Service and some other SSO services. We are investigating the problem and actively working on a solution. If you experience these issues please restart your browser, computer and/or internet router. We have reports that this resolves the issue.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Network and Telecom, Systems, Video Conferencing, Workday

[Completed] OwlDone Maintenance down from 10pm – 11pm on 3/15/18

The OwlDone Student Onboarding portal will be down from 10pm-11pm on 3/15/18 for a new feature implementation.

 

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems, Uncategorized

University Form Server

Some forms hosted on the University Form Server (Frevvo) are returning errors when the form is submitted. We will be implementing a solution to the problem at 12 am March 14th, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Helpdesk.fau.edu. 

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

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. March 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, 03/15/2018 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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Load balancer maintenance – BigIP
Description of change: OIT will be making some security changes to enhance the compatibility of web browser connectivity.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: BigIP​
Affected systems: BigIP​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, we do not expect any end user impact as this will only be adding the root certificate to the star certificate already in BigIP​

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Update Virtualization Infrastructure
Description of change: Systems will be updating the configuration version of several virtual machines at our disaster recovery site.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: The following services will only be affected at our disaster recovery site. No services at Boca or partner campuses are expected to be impacted: DNS, LDAP, Account Management, SSO for Microsoft Services, Internal IT Tools​
Affected systems: bigipnw, dnsnw1, jenkins, ldapnw1-el6, lintalon1nw, madcatdr, metadatadr, nautilus, nwadfs, nwadfsp, nwchessboard, nwnasmvi, nwrdcnaconv, nwrdcvcenter1​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Server Maintenance – WordPress
Description of change: OIT will be restarting Mysql on wordpress to restore replication after upgrade.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: WordPress​
Affected systems: WordPress​
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, WordPress may be unavailable for a few minutes during mysql restart.  We will be restarting (mysql) both WordPress Boca and NorthWest.

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Server Maintenance – VIP Content Management system
Description of change: Applying a patch to enhance functionality of the VIP Content management system​​
Downtime window start: 5:30 PM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services: VIP Content Management System
Affected systems: vip.fau.edu (Boc22coex01)
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the VIP Content management system will be unavailable.

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Posted in Systems

[Completed]MyFAU maintenance 2:00 PM 3/9/2018

MyFAU has been restarted and is functioning normally.

 

Posted in Systems

[resolved] OIT OS and App deployment system (SCCM) is unavailable

  • Update 12:00 – The issue with SCCM has been resolved and all SCCM functions should be operating normally

Issues with the SCCM system have appeared after updating the SCCM version this morning. OIT is working with Microsoft to resolve the issue. Currently OS deployment/App deployment/SCCM console may work intermittently. We will update this notification with any updates.

Thank you

Systems

Posted in Systems

Email Upgrade Phishing Message – Do Not click the link

Please be advised that a Phishing email has been identified.

The subject line of this message is Email Upgrade.  Please DO NOT click the link in the message. The message is not sent from OIT or FAU. If you have already clicked the link, please change your password immediately.  If you need assistance, please contact the OIT Help Desk at 561.297.3999

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Google App Status Feed, Instructional Technologies, Network and Telecom, Systems, Uncategorized, Workday