OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. April 8 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, 04/08/2021 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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WebEx and Single Sign-on Maintenance
Downtime window start: 4/8/2021 6:30 AM
Downtime window end: 4/8/2021 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​WebEx and Single sign-on (SSO)
Expected End-user impact: ​The SSO services will be restarted one server at a time so users may experience session errors during this time. WebEx sign-on may experience sign-on issue during this time while the certificate is swapped out.

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Student Advising System
Downtime window start: 4/8/2021 12:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4/8/2021 12:30 AM
Affected services: ​Student Advising System
Expected End-user impact: ​No user impact is anticipated

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Banner Maintenance
Downtime window start: 4/8/2021 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4/8/2021 5:00 AM
Affected services: StarRez housing system
Expected End-user impact: ​No user impact is anticipated

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BHRIC VDI Maintenance
Downtime window start: 4/8/2021 12:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4/8/2021 2:00 AM
Affected services: ​BHRIC VMware VDI, https://vhealth.fau.edu , https://vhealthon.fau.edu
Expected End-user impact: User may experience loss of connectivity to the BHRIC VDI.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Research Computing, Systems, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] Zoom: Live transcription services are unavailable

Zoom has resolved the issue causing users to be unable to use Live Transcription services within Zoom Meetings.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

Zoom: Live transcription services are unavailable

Zoom has received reports of users being unable to utilize Live Transcription services within Zoom Meetings. Cloud Recording transcriptions are not impacted. Zoom is currently investigating and will provide updates as they have them.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] – Cisco Webex Connection through Canvas is currently unavailable

UPDATE:

Users should now be able to access their Webex sessions from within Canvas

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User are currently experiencing issues connecting to Webex from within in Canvas.

Webex is aware of the issue and is currently implementing a fix, however, there has not been a timeline of when this will be resolved. In the meantime, webex users can access webex by going directly to https://fau.webex.com and if sharing the webex link with students is required, please follow these instructions.

For more updates about Cisco Webex’s Education Connector, click here.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies

[RESOLVED] Page errors when attempting to access Canvas

UPDATE:

#2 Canvas should now be operational. A fix was applied and is currently being monitored. (10:25 AM est)

#1 Canvas has identified the issue and applying a fix. (9:07 AM est)


When trying to access Canvas, users may get a 504 Gateway Time-Out error.

This has been reported to Canvas and they are currently investigating the issue.

https://status.instructure.com/

 

 

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies

[RESOLVED] – Help desk system – Service interruption

**UPDATE**

This morning we received confirmation from Teamdynamix that this issue has been resolved and services have been fully restored.

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Teamdynamix is experiencing issues with their DNS provider. This may cause issues connecting to helpdesk.fau.edu and helpdesk.fau.edu/tdnext.

We will update this post as more information becomes available.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Network and Telecom, Research Computing, Systems, Uncategorized, Workday

[Resolved] Turnitin Emergency Maintenance

Turnitin has reported that all systems are back to being fully operational. Turnitin assignments in Canvas should be back to normal.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies

[Identified] Turnitin Emergency Maintenance

Turnitin Emergency Maintenance is complete. For all customers using Turnitin Feedback Studio, they have restored the ability to submit papers and view similarity scores, access submissions, and use grading tools. Details of student paper matches in the similarity report are not currently available. They are continuing to investigate and working towards complete service restoration.
For updates, please visit Turnitin’s Status Page: https://bit.ly/352sLlJ
Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies

Turnitin Emergency Maintenance

Turnitin is currently undergoing Emergency Maintenance. Turnitin services and assignments will be inaccessible during this period. There is no ETA at this time, but we will keep this announcement updated as we get more info. For updates, please visit Turnitin’s Status Page: https://bit.ly/352sLlJ
Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies

[Resolved] Zoom Cloud Recording Delays

Zoom has resolved the cloud recording delays issue and is monitoring performance.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Lecture Capture, Video Conferencing