OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Jan 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, 01/13/2022 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

Server Upgrades
Description of change: OIT is upgrading a couple backend servers responsible for various file transfers for automated jobs
Downtime window start 1/13/2022 3:00 AM
Downtime window end 1/13/2022 5:00 AM
Affected services: Automated processes that require file transfers to and from fausftp and fausftp2
Expected End-user impact: None. User impact would more likely be application group and functional areas who rely on either fausftp or fausftp2 for automated file transfers as this upgrade is being performed during the maintenance window, it has been general practice to not schedule file transfers during this window. However, relevant users should verify their automated jobs afterwards to ensure that the upgrade did not adversely affect their varied scripts.

REDCap Maintenance
Description of change: ​Research Computing will be doing system routine system maintenance
Downtime window start 1/13/2022 12:05 AM
Downtime window end 1/13/2022 12:20 AM
Affected services: ​REDCap
Expected End-user impact: ​Redcap will be offline for about 10 – 15 mins


Posted in Research Computing, Systems