Zoom Google Chrome extension update

The Zoom Google Chrome extension will be updated on November, 26, 2022.  After the upgrade, users will be asked to log-in manually the first time they open their browser and use the Google Chrome extension.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Nov 10 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, 11/10/2022 from 12:00 AM to 7:00 AM during OIT maintenance window. In addition, the following systems will be specifically impacted:


Server maintenance
Description of change: OIT will perform maintenance on the Kubernetes Management service.
Downtime window start: 12:00AM
Downtime window end: 12:30AM
Affected services: Network Registration, PrivateEye, College of Businesss application
End-user impact: This change could affect load balancing and certs for network registration, privateeye, and College of Business application.


Move Video Conferencing servers
Description of change: OIT will be moving several systems supporting video conferencing to different hardware
Downtime window start: 3:00AM
Downtime window end: 7:00AM
Affected services: Video Conferencing
End-user impact: No end-user impact is expected with this change.


Server 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: 6:00AM
Downtime window end: 7:00AM
Affected services: All FAU Services
End-user impact: No end-user impact is expected.


Server upgrade
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading a development Database server
Downtime window start: 6:00AM
Downtime window end: 7:00AM
Affected services: This will not impact any services in production database servers.
End-user impact: No end-user impact is expected.


Office365 Email Configuration Changes
Description of change: OIT will be performing maintenance on the Office365 email system. No impact to email sending or delivery is expected.
Downtime window start: 6:30AM
Downtime window end: 7:00AM
Affected services: Office365 email
End-user impact:No impact to email sending or delivery is expected.


Posted in Email, Systems, Uncategorized, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] Zoom – Website inaccessible

Zoom has resolved issue that was causing a subset of users to be unable to reach zoom.us.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

Zoom – Website inaccessible

Zoom monitoring has detected an issue causing a subset of users to be unable to reach zoom.us. Zoom engineers are currently investigating the impact and root cause. Zoom will provide updates as soon as there is more information to share.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

Zoom Software, Required Update

On November 5th, 2022, customers will be required to update their Zoom client to version 5.8.6 or higher.  This is a system-wide requirement enforced by Zoom.  FAU users should already be using version 5.10 or higher.  Users should always use the latest version, when possible.  Failure to upgrade will result in loss of access to the entire zoom network.

Users can download the latest Zoom clients at: https://zoom.us/download

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] Zoom, Issues Starting and Joining Meetings

Zoom has resolved the issue causing users to be unable to start and join Zoom Meetings.

Posted in Video Conferencing

Issues Starting and Joining Zoom Meetings

Issues Starting and Joining Meetings

Zoom is investigating reports of zoom.us being unavailable. Teams are currently investigating the service impacting event.

FAU users can login at https://fau-edu.zoom.us

Posted in Uncategorized, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] Subset of Users Unable to Access Zoom

This incident has been resolved.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Video Conferencing

Subset of Users Unable to Access Zoom

Investigating – The team at Zoom is investigating an issue with a subset of users unable to access Zoom (us04web.zoom.us). They will continue to investigate and provide updates as we have them. This affects the Web Portal and Web Client.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Video Conferencing

[Resolved] Mediasite Disruption

Mediasite has resolved the issue. The environment is currently functioning normally.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture, Video Conferencing