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

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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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.

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OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. March 29 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, 03/29/2018 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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Update Mail Filter Appliance
Description of change: OIT will be updating our mail filtering appliances.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Inbound email for fau.edu. Outbound email using “smtp.fau.edu” and “smtpxy.fau.edu.” Email between Office365 and Gmail (for students)
Affected systems: bertx.fau.edu, berty.fau.edu, boc22esa02.fau.edu, nwesa02.fau.edu
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may find mail delivery delayed and in some cases may get retries/bounce backs on messages sent.

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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: ADFS, Shibboleth, Banner DR,
Affected systems: andisec, bigipnw, dhcpnwrdc1, dnsnw1, ds2p, eprintnw, exchangeca04, exchangemb05, jenkins, ldapnw1-el6, lintalon1nw, lists, madcatdr, metadatadr, nautilus, nwadfs, nwadfs.fau.cc, nwadfsp, nwadfsp.fau.cc, nwchessboard, nwdns, nwmgmt, nwmssql11, nwmssql12, nwnasmvi, nwoudd01, nwoudp01, nwoudt01, nwoudt02, nwrdcbanxe01, nwrdcbanxe02, nwrdcbanxe03, nwrdcbanxe04, nwrdcbanxe05, nwrdcnaconv, nwrdcoimp1, nwrdcoimp2, nwrdcoimwebp1, nwrdcoimwebp2, nwrdcora01, nwrdcuachieve1, nwrdcvcenter1, nwrdslic, sctformsdr, sctformsdr2, shibboleth3p, talonnw, wordpressnw
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Removal of old computer from the domain
Description of change: OIT will be removing computers from that directory that haven’t contacted the domain in over a year
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 AM
Affected services: N/A
Affected systems: All computers that haven’t contacted the domain in over a year
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. March 22 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, 03/22/2018 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: OIT is applying patches to the back-end systems. These changes should not cause any loss of service.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: boc22oimp1, boc22oimp2
Affected systems: OIM, Self Service Account (Password Reset)
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to reset passwords or claim/activate their account.

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Server Upgrade – Chessboard
Description of change: OIT will make changes to an internal account management tool – Chessboard
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: chessboard.fau.edu​
Affected systems: ​chessboard.fau.edu​
Expected End-user impact: ​During this time, Chessboard, MFA Enrollment, and Chessboard password reset tool will be unavailable.

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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: ADFS, Shibboleth, Banner DR
Affected systems: andisec, bigipnw, dhcpnwrdc1, dnsnw1, ds2p, eprintnw, exchangeca04, exchangemb05, jenkins, ldapnw1-el6, lintalon1nw, lists, madcatdr, metadatadr, nautilus, nwadfs, nwadfs.fau.cc, nwadfsp, nwadfsp.fau.cc, nwchessboard, nwdns, nwmgmt, nwmssql11, nwmssql12, nwnasmvi, nwoudd01, nwoudp01, nwoudt01, nwoudt02, nwrdcbanxe01, nwrdcbanxe02, nwrdcbanxe03, nwrdcbanxe04, nwrdcbanxe05, nwrdcnaconv, nwrdcoimp1, nwrdcoimp2, nwrdcoimwebp1, nwrdcoimwebp2, nwrdcora01, nwrdcuachieve1, nwrdcvcenter1, nwrdslic, sctformsdr, sctformsdr2, shibboleth3p, talonnw, wordpressnw​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Update Virtualization Infrastructure
Description of change: OIT Systems will be updating the configuration version of several virtual machines at the Jupiter campus.​
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: The following will only be affected at the Jupiter campus: DHCP, DNS, Papercut, LDAP
Affected systems: dhcpjup1, dhcpjup2, dnsjup1, jup17pcprt01, ldapjup1, ldapjup2
Expected End-user impact: Users will be unable to connect/use the affected services.

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Intermittent Login Issues

Users are reporting issues logging into Canvas, Banner Self Service and some other SSO services. We are investigating the problem and actively working on a solution. If you experience these issues please restart your browser, computer and/or internet router. We have reports that this resolves the issue.

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University Form Server

Some forms hosted on the University Form Server (Frevvo) are returning errors when the form is submitted. We will be implementing a solution to the problem at 12 am March 14th, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Helpdesk.fau.edu. 

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Email Upgrade Phishing Message – Do Not click the link

Please be advised that a Phishing email has been identified.

The subject line of this message is Email Upgrade.  Please DO NOT click the link in the message. The message is not sent from OIT or FAU. If you have already clicked the link, please change your password immediately.  If you need assistance, please contact the OIT Help Desk at 561.297.3999

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OIT System Maintenance Thurs. March 8 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, 03/08/2018 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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Windows configuration and deployment system upgrade
Description of change: The system providing configuration, deployment and updates to Windows clients will be upgraded to the latest version
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:30 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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Patch Tomcat FAU Apps
Description of change: Applying latest patches for Apache Tomcat servers.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: FAU Financial Aid Quiz, Account Self Service, ACH Payments
Affected systems: tuna1p.fau.edu, tuna2p.fau.edu, boc22oimwebp1.fau.edu, boc22oimwebp2.fau.edu​​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may loose access to websites running services. ​

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Upgrade Jira from 7.2.3 to 7.8.0
Description of change: Upgrade Jira from 7.2.3 to 7.8.0​. Migrate it’s database from mysql01 to boc22mysql02 for mysql verisoning support.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Jira, Jira Reports
Affected systems: Jira​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, Jira will be unavailable

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University Form Server

Some forms hosted on the University Form Server (Frevvo) are returning errors when the form is submitted. We are working with the software vendor to resolve the issue and will update this post as we learn more. We will be implementing a work around to the problem at 10 pm March 1st, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Helpdesk.fau.edu. 

List of the affected Forms:

  • HR Onboarding
  • FAU Alerts
  • Admissions Self Reported Test Scores
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