OIT System Maintenance – Thurs. Oct 19 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, 10/19/2017 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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Server Maintenance – Virtualapps system maintenance 
Description of change:  A security update is being applied to the system
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services:  virtualapps.fau.edu
Affected systems: netscaler gateway for virtualapps
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users will be unable to use any virtual apps that are being served out by the virtualapps.fau.edu site.

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Server Maintenance – Windows configuration and deployment system upgrade 
Description of change: The system providing configuration, deployment and updates to Windows clients will be upgraded to a newer OS version​
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: OS deployments, app installs, windows updates from SCCM
Affected systems: boc22sccm
Expected End-user impact: During this time, all OS deployments, app installs, windows updates from SCCM will be unavailable

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Application Maintenance – Workday Location Improvements 
Description of change:  We are deploying changes that will improve accuracy to our Workday Locations information provided by our Campus Operations and Building management team.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Workday, AssetWorks,
Affected systems: boc22devproc, Workday
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Server Maintenance – Banner Upgrades/Patches
Description of change: OIT will be installing several Banner upgrades and patch releases on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
The Financial Aid office has requested the installation of the Financial Aid administrative version 9.3.4 administrative pages as a means to bring production up-to-date for distribution of funds. These releases serve as pre-requisites and co-requisites for the requested administrative pages.
Pre-Requisite releases: General 8.9.2 upgrade and 8.9.2.1 patch, Admin Common version9.3.7 administrative pages, General version 9.3.5 administrative pages, Financial Aid version 9.3.4 administrative pages
Co-Requisite releases: Student 8.13.2 upgrade, Student 9.3.6 administrative pages, Accounts Receivable 8.5.3 upgrade, Accounts Receivable 9.3.4 administrative pages
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Not applicable
Affected systems: Banner Financial Aid
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact expected

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems, Workday

9/29/2017 @ 5 pm Banner Grade Submission (eGrades) Maintenance

Banner Grade Submission (eGrades) will be upgraded to improve performance and allow grading of courses with up to 2,000 students.

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Instructional Technologies, Systems

University Form Server Maintenance

The University Form server (forms.fau.edu) must be taken offline for immediate maintenance from 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm September 28, 2017. During the maintenance process many forms used across the University will be unavailable including the Undergraduate Admissions Application, Graduate Admissions Application, Immunization Form, parts of Employee On-boarding, and numerous others.

We will update this post once the maintenance is completed.

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

OIT Systems Maintenance – Thurs. Sept 21 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, 09/21/2017 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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Application Maintenance – Admissions Application
Description of change: OIT will be performing maintenance on backend services associated with the graduate and undergraduate admissions applications
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Undergraduate Admissions Application, Graduate Admissions Application
Affected systems: Undergraduate Admissions Application Servers, Graduate Admissions Application Servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the admissions applications may be temporarily inaccessable.

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Server Maintenance – ODS
Description of change: OIT will be performing server maintenance on the ODS and FAUDW production environment.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: ODS and FAUDW production environment. WebFocus won’t be able to connect to the ODS and FAUDW databases.​​​​
Affected systems: odsprod​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, affected services will be unavailable.​​

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Server Maintenance – Banner Patches
​Description of change: OIT will be installing Banner patches for Financial Aid
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​Not applicable
Affected systems: Banner Financial Aid
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is anticipated.
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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems, Uncategorized

9 pm Single Sign On Maintenance

The Single Sign On system will be adjusted at 9 pm September 15th to improve reliability. During the adjustment users may experience a brief period of 1 – 2 minutes when authentication errors may fail.

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

[RESOLVED] Login issues

**ISSUE RESOLVED**

The login issue has been resolved and you should be able to login to all systems at this time.

Thank you for your patience while we addressed the problem.

OIT

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We are currently experiencing login issues. This impacts, but is not limited to, Banner, Workday, MyFAU, Networkregistration, eGrades, and EZProxy.

Our team are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

OIT

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. Sept 7 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, 09/07/2017 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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Account System Maintenance
Description of change:  OIT Will be performing maintenance on the NetID infrastructure. During this time, users may be unable to claim new user accounts.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end:  6:00 AM
Affected services: Oracle Identity Manager, Account Claiming, Password sync​
Affected systems:  boc22oimp1, boc22oimp2, boc22ora07​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, new users will not be able to claim accounts

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Account System Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be performing some updates to the NetID infrastructure. This will help ensure that email addresses in Workday are accurate.
Downtime window start:  6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services:  Workday,  OIM
Affected systems: Workday, OIM
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, no end-user impact is expected. When the update is applied, some employees may see their email address change in Workday. This should reflect their actual email address used by the email at FAU.

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Degree Audit Maintenance
Description of change:  OIT Will be performing maintenance on the systems used for the Degree Audit application.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services:  uAchieve/DARS audits​
Affected systems: boc22uachieve1​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users will not be able to submit audits during the time it is restarting.​

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Server maintenance – ANDI network share
Description of change:  OIT will be making a change to how network shares on fauandi1 are mapped
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: All shares on fauandi1
Affected systems:  fauandi1
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Backend Server maintenance
Description of change: OIT Will be performing maintenance on some backend application servers. No end user impact is expected.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services: vpas.fau.edu
Affected systems: tuna1p.fau.edu, tuna2p.fau.edu
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no expected user impact, the application is clusterd and should automatically failover.  Changes will affect the Controller’s office, they have already been notifiied of the change.

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Server Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be performing server maintenance on September 7th from 3:00 a.m. until 5:00 a.m.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services:  ODS and FAUDW production environment. WebFocus won’t be able to connect to the ODS adn FAUDW databases.​​​​
Affected systems: odsprod​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, affected services will be unavailable.

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Server Maintenance – Banner Patches
Description of change:  OIT will be installing Banner patches on September 7th from 3:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. No end user impact is expected.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services:  Not applicable
Affected systems: Banner Financial Aid
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no user impact is anticipated

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems, Uncategorized, Workday

[Resolved] TutorTrac Currently Unavailable

TutorTrac is currently experiencing problems and periodically becoming unavailable. We are working with the vendor to have it resolved as soon as possible.

 

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Systems, Uncategorized

[RESOLVED]Workday Unavailable

Workday is now available.

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Workday is currently unavailable. We have contacted the vendor. There is currently no ETA but will update this status as we get more information.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Uncategorized, Workday

Authentication System Maintenance

The single sign-on authentication system will be partially unavailable from 3:00 am  to 4:00 am Thursday August 18th, 2017. While the maintenance is in progress users may intermittently experience difficulty logging into services such as Canvas, Self Service, Office 365, Owlapps, and Workday.

 

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Google App Status Feed, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Network and Telecom, Systems, Video Conferencing