OIT Systems Maintenance, 5/22 & 5/23 from 12:01 AM to 7:00 AM

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 Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 12:01 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:

Printing services maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading printing services used in the computer labs, library, and web printing on Wednesday, May 22nd, between the hours of 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM.
Downtime window start: 05/22/2024 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 05/22/2024 9:00 AM
Affected services: Papercut services including printing from lab and library computers as well as web printing from fauprint.fau.edu.
End-user impact: Printing services in the labs, library, and fauprint.fau.edu will be intermittently unavailable during this upgrade.

Server maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be performing server maintenance affecting uAchieve/DARS access and audits.
Downtime window start: 05/23/2024 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 05/23/2024 7:00 AM
Affected services: uAchieve/DARS
End-user impact: uAchieve/DARS will be unavailble during this time.

REDCap maintenance
Description of change: Research Computing will be performing Maintencace on REDCap. During this time REDCap will be offline for all users
Downtime window start: 05/23/2024 9:00 PM
Downtime window end: 05/24/2024 6:00 AM
Affected services: REDCap and any API’s that may interact with REDCap
End-user impact: During this time REDCap will be put into maintenance mode. Users will see “REDCap is down for Maintenance” if they try to get to any REDCap login or survery.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Research Computing, Systems

[Completed] Papercut printing service down for maintenance Wednesday 5/22/24 from 6AM-9AM

The upgrade has been completed and Papercut is now online.


We will be performing some service enhancements that will require the Papercut service to be intermittently offline between 6AM and 9AM on Wednesday the 22nd. This will affect printing in the library, as well as the computer labs. In addition, web printing from fauprint.fau.edu will also be affected during this window.

Posted in Instructional Technologies, Systems