Frevvo Restart

The Frevvo form server is currently being restarted.  This impacts, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Graduate Admissions Application
  • Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • Frevvo forms created under the fau.edu tenant

We are currently investigating the cause and will provide updates as they are available.

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

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. May 10 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, 05/10/2018 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: Applying Security and Upgrades to Account Self Service Site
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Account Self Service, Active Directory
Affected systems: Identity Management, Active Directory
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Server Maintenance – MyFAU
Description of change: We are migrating the data storage location for the primary MyFAU webserver.   This change will free up backend resources for other projects.
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU and services that rely on MyFAU or the ldap service on mcsource
Affected systems: MyFAU
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users will not be able to use MyFAU

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MyFAU Maintenance
Description of change: Applying updates to MyFAU Website. During the update users may not be able to login.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU
Affected systems: mcsource
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to login to MyFAU.

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Server Maintenance – MyFAU
Description of change: We are migrating the data storage location for the primary MyFAU webserver.   This change will free up backend resources for other projects.
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU and services that rely on MyFAU or the ldap service on mcsource
Affected systems: MyFAU
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users will not be able to use MyFAU

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Mail Server Configuration Change
Description of change: OIT will be making a configuration change to one of its public facing mail servers.
Downtime window start: 8:00 AM
Downtime window end: 8:00 AM
Affected services: Mail relay on smtpsec.fau.edu
Affected systems:  smtpsec servers
Expected End-user impact: Anyone who is not a member of the group FAU-GRP-S-SMTPSEC-ALLOWED attempting to relay mail through smtpsec will be rejected and receive an smtp error code. Currently the system is configured to accept mail and silently drop.

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Enabling replication between directory servers
Description of change:  We will be bringing up two production OUD servers at NWRDC and replicating between the boca servers and the northwest servers
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: OUD related services
Affected systems:  Northwest servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Instructional Technology Server Maintenance
Description of change: Instructional Technologies VCS system hardware will be updated
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: VCS Expressway Primary and VCS Control Primary ​
Affected systems: VCS servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, VCS Expressway Primary and VCS Control Primary will be unavailable.

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Banner Financial Aid 8.32.0.2 patch release
Description of change:  OIT will install Banner patches for financial aid to resolve a series of PELL/loan disbursement issues.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: Not Applicable
Affected systems: Banner Financial Aid
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Upgrade WebFOCUS to the new version 8.2.01
Description of change: OIT is upgrading WebFOCUS version from 8.1 to 8.2.01​
Downtime window start: 2:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: WebFOCUS/Leap Ahead Production​
Affected systems: IBIweb servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, WebFOCUS/Leap Ahead Production will be temporarily unavailable.

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Single sign on maintenance

We will be performing a short update to the Single Sign On System at 3 am Friday the 4th. Some services may experience a brief period where authentication fails. These include but are not limited to Internet Native Banner, OwlDone, Banner Self Service, Launch.fau.edu, and others..

If you experience difficulty accessing any services please contact the Help Desk at your earliest convenience.

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

[Completed] Banner Production Maintenance

The Office of Information Technology will be performing maintenance to Banner production systems beginning Thursday, April 19th at 12:00 am.  Services are expected to be fully restored by Thursday, April 19th at 7:00 am.  The following services affected by this maintenance will be unavailable during this time.

List of affected services:

  • Password resets
  • Account claiming
  • Banner Self Service
  • Transcripts and degree auditing
  • App Status portal
  • Admissions Applications
  • Owldone
  • eGrades for Canvas
  • Banner Internet Native Forms (INB)
  • Banner Application Navigator (XE)
  • Touchnet payment gateway

Additional maintenance will be performed on Saturday 4/21.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

[Completed] Banner Production Maintenance

The Office of Information Technology will be performing maintenance to Banner production systems beginning Saturday, April 14th at 12:00 am.  Services are expected to be fully restored by Saturday, April 14th at 7:00 am.  The following services affected by this maintenance will be unavailable during this time.

List of affected services:

  • Password resets
  • Account claiming
  • Banner Self Service
  • Transcripts and degree auditing
  • App Status portal
  • Admissions Applications
  • Owldone
  • eGrades for Canvas
  • Banner Internet Native Forms (INB)
  • Banner Application Navigator (XE)
  • Touchnet payment gateway

Additional maintenance will be performed on Thursday 4/19 and Saturday 4/21.  This announcement will be re-posted the day before each of these dates.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

[Completed] Banner production maintenance

The Office of Information Technology will be performing maintenance to Banner production systems beginning Thursday, April 12th at 12:00 am.  Services are expected to be fully restored by Thursday, April 12th at 8:00 am.  The following services affected by this maintenance will be unavailable during this time.

List of affected services:

  • Password resets
  • Account claiming
  • Banner Self Service
  • Transcripts and degree auditing
  • App Status portal
  • Admissions Applications
  • Owldone
  • eGrades for Canvas
  • Banner Internet Native Forms (INB)
  • Banner Application Navigator (XE)
  • Touchnet payment gateway

Additional maintenance will be performed on Saturday 4/14, Thursday 4/19, and Saturday 4/21.  This announcement will be re-posted the day before each of these dates.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. April 12 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, 04/12/2018 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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Student Printing Service Upgrade.
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading Papercut production servers from 16.4 to 18.0.4. This is due in part to fix TLS 1.2 issues with MFD devices as well as add 3D printing capabilities.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Papercut printing.​
Affected systems: Boc22pcapp01, Boc22pcapp02, Boc22pcprt01, Boc22pclyprt01, Jup17pcprt01, Dav90pcprt01​, Ftlbc04pcprt01, Boc22pcoffice01.
Expected End-user impact: During this time, Papercut printing will be unavailable

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Account Claiming Self Service Update
Description of change: OIT will be updating the Account claiming service to provide improved user experience.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
OIT Units involved in the change FAU Apps
Affected services: Account Self Service
Affected systems: boc22oimwebp1, boc22oimwebp2
Expected End-user impact: None

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Systems maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be restarting several systems for maintenance​
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 3:30 AM
Affected services: Graduate Admission Application (http://owlapp.fau.edu)​, external DNS, http://gear.fau.edu​, User Services account tool, eGrades, Jira and Confluence, College of Science web, College of Med web, uachieve, EZProxy​, Filelocker, IDM, HPC, Networking, configuration backup tool​
Affected systems: appadmin, as5, boc22canvascli, boc22frevvoctr, boc22mysql02, boc22ora02, boc22ora04, boc22payaradp, boc22payaranp01, boc22uachieve1, boc22vm102vrt101mrtg, chessboard, chessboard-el7-2, comvmweb01, cosweb1, dsr1, ezproxyweb, filelocker2, gitlab, hpc, idm2, madcat1p, marketing, napalm, ns, ns1, ugapp2, ugapp4, ugapp5​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, some of the listed services may be unavailable for a few minutes

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Server Maintenance
Description of change: OIT is applying a patch to enhance functionality of the VIP Content management system​​
Downtime window start: 5:30 AM
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 system will be unavailable.

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Load balancer maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be changing the monitor on bigip that checks to see if the production oud servers are up.​
Downtime window start: 6:30 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: None
Affected systems: boc22oudp01 and boc22oudp02
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected​

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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: All services
Affected systems: adcon, adrms, andisec, ansible, appadmin, as2, as4, as5, banpocbep, banpocdb, banpocidm, banpocjs, banpoclp, banpocwkflw, banpocwl, banpocxe1, bba1, bba2, bba3, bba4, bbda1, bbda2, bbloracle, bblt3sp10, bbm1, boc22aajc, boc22aalmgr, boc22aasiemens1, boc22aaweb, boc22adfs, boc22adfsp, boc22aptven, boc22asmt, boc22azadc, boc22banxe01-30, boc22banxealt01-08, boc22canvascli, boc22cm102srv1, boc22cm102vrt101mrtg, boc22coex01, boc22coex02, boc22dellome, boc22dms02, boc22dns, boc22frevvoctr, boc22jamfccm, boc22jamfim, boc22jmeter, boc22jmeter2, boc22keytracer, boc22kofaxcap, boc22mbes, boc22mssql21, boc22mssql22, boc22mssql31, boc22mssql32, boc22mssql41, boc22mssql42, boc22mssqldev1, boc22mssqldev2, boc22mssqltald1, boc22mssqltald2, boc22mssqltalp1, boc22mssqltalp2, boc22mysql02, boc22nxtcloudd1, boc22oars, boc22oimccp1
boc22ora01, boc22ora02, boc22ora03, boc22ora04, boc22ora05, boc22ora06, boc22ora07, boc22ora09, boc22ora10, boc22payaradp, boc22payaranp01, boc22payaranp02, boc22pcapp01, boc22pcapp01dev, boc22pcapp02, boc22pcapp02dev, boc22pclyprt01, boc22pcoffice01, boc22pcprt01, boc22redis1p, boc22redis2p, boc22redis3p, boc22sacs, boc22sasdoa, boc22sasdt,
boc22saspoa, boc22satrane, boc22sccm, boc22snapc, boc22talweb2, boc22uachieve1, boc22vcenter1, boc22w7dev1, boc22w7dev2,
boc22w81dev1, boc22w81dev2, boc22w8dev2, boc22wapportal, boc22wapspf, boc22web5, boc22whatsup, bocca01, cardaccess, carenet, cas1t, chessboard, chessboard-el7-2, comvmadi01, comvmpsql1, comvmsql01, comvmweb01, comvmweb1, comvmwebdev1, controller, cosweb1, cuttlefish, dhcpboc17, dsr1-6, duo, eprint2, eprint-ol6, exchangeca03, ezproxyweb, faasadvisor, fauappsrv2, filelocker1, filelocker2, filelockerd01, filelockerd02, freeze, frevvo1, frevvo1t, frevvo2t, frevvot, gitlab, hpc, idm1nw, idm2, idm4p, idmgatewaynw, iss, issdev, jenkins2, kube1, kube2, kube3, kube4, ldapboc0, ldapboc0-el6, libweb-live, lintalon0, lintalon1, lists, ls-matlab, ls-medmodel, ,ls-osd, ls-snap, madcat1p, marketing, mcclient, mcoracle, migrate365, modena, napalm, ns, ns1, OracleEM, pinetree, pinky, piwik1, r25-webservice, remotecon, s164n14, s165n113, s165n15, sacs, sctaltcache1, sctaltcache2, sctaltcache3, sctaltcache4, sctaltcache5, sctaltcache6, sctcache1, sctcache2, sctcache3, sctcache4, sctcache5, sctcache6, sepiidae, shibboleth1p, shib-proxy1, shoutcast, spacewalk, starfish, talonx2, tuna2p, ugapp1, ugapp2, ugapp3, ugapp4, ugapp5, vcdb, vcrecorder, wildflymc1, wildflymc2, wordpress, wordpress2, XenAPP00, XenAPP01, XenAPP02, XenAPP-Office, XenAppVDA1, XenAppVDA2, XenDelCont1, XenDelCont2, XenDirector, XenLIC, XenSF1, XenSF2, XenStoreF1, XenStoreF2, XenZDC1, XenZDC2, yakko, bannerprd, banoradev, bbloraclealt, odsprod, odstest, boc22sas1, boc22sas2, boc22sas3, boc22sas4, boc22sast1, boc22sast2, boc22sast3, boc22sast4, boc22esxi01, boc22esxi02
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. April 5 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, 04/05/2018 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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Banner Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading several Banner modules during the FAUP maintenance window on Thursday, April 5, 2018. These modules include: Student, Account Receivable, Self-Service, Web Tailor, and Web general
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Banner and Self-Service
Affected systems: Banner 8x
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to connect to Banner

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems

Single Sign On Maintenance

We will be performing a short update to the Single Sign On System at 5 am Thursday the 5th. 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.

If you experience difficulty accessing any services please contact the Help Desk at your earliest convenience.

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

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