OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. May 13 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, 05/13/2021 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

Server Maintenance
Description of change: ​OIT will be performing server maintenance on several core systems. During this time, access to the network registration system, Banner, Degree Auditing, Transcripts, payments, and reporting systems may be unavailable
Downtime window start 5/13/2021 3:00 AM
Downtime window end 5/13/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services
​Banner production – Admin Pages (Forms), Application Navigator, Banner Access Manager, Banner self-service, Touchnet – Payments/Deposits,
Workflow, uAchieve, DARS, FLVS, Transcripts, Appworx, Harvest, ODS, FAUDW Warehouse, DWPROD: OwlDone, DWPROD: FinancialAid Attendance Survey
IEAP Warehouse, WebFOCUS/ReportCaster, Account claiming, Password resets,
MSOP Instance, ACH or VPAS, Mandatory Course Entry Quiz, Accounts Self Service, Canvas Electronic Grading “Banner Grade Submissions” in Canvas, Wireless network authentication for guests, 4P Configuration, Admissions Status, Znumber page, egrades.fau.edu/* (except egrades itself), Group Management, Phonebill application pre latest system, Password expiration, network registration, netreg, networkregistrationadmin, DHCP Logger, Frevvo, Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Residency Project, OwlDone
Expected End-user impact:​The listed services will be temporarily offline while the patches are applied. Some applications may need to be restarted after the maintenance is complete.

Application update – Cisco Meeting Servers
Description of change: ​The videoconferencing servers will undergo routine maintenance and will be unavailable.
Downtime window start 5/13/2021 9:00 AM
Downtime window end 5/13/2021 11:00 AM
Affected services: Hardware (non-zoom/webex) Videoconferencing
Expected End-user impact: Servers are used internally only – on-prem bridging will be disrupted, but no events are scheduled. Backup infrastructure is available if needed


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