OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Sept 29 from 12:00AM 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, 9/29/2022 from 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

Network Registration Upgrade
Description of change: The network registration system and part of the Library’s EZproxy authentication system will be upgraded and migrated to new infrastructure. These upgrades include several features requested by end users at The University. The new features are:
FAUGuest Wireless will support email addresses.
FAUGuest Wireless now supports FAU’s current theme and usability standards
Performance improvements to Network Registration
Downtime window start: 09/22/2022 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 09/22/2022 5:30 AM
Affected services: Network registration
End-user impact: The FAU Guest network registration system will get a new theme applied and will support email. There should be no other user impact.

Graduate Admissions Update
Description of change: OIT will be migrating the Graduate Admissions Application to new infrastructure.
Downtime window start: 09/22/2022 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 09/22/2022 7:00 AM
Affected services: Graduate Admissions application and College of Business admissions application
End-user impact: No end-user impact is expected.

Upgrade to International Student Services server
Description of change: OIT will upgrade the server for International Student Services
Downtime window start:09/20/2022 3:30 PM
Downtime window end: 09/20/2022 4:30 PM
Affected services: International Student Services
End-user impact: The server will be offline during the upgrade. As such, services running on the server will not be available.

RedCAP Update
Description of change:
Downtime window start: 09/22/2022 12:00 AM
Downtime window end: 09/22/2022 1:00 AM
Affected services: RedCAP
End-user impact: Service will be offline for everyone during update.

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