Possible delays in password changes

We are applying updates during the winter break that may cause delays in password changes. Please be aware we are actively monitoring the process.

 

OIT

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

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Dec 14 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, 12/14/2017 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 – Updates to Self Service Account
Description of change: OIT will be applying patches to Identity Management systems. These changes should not cause any loss of service.
Downtime window start: 12:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: OIM, OUD, MyFAU, Waveset, DSEE, Blackboard
Affected systems: boc22oimp1, boc22oimp2
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users could see a delay in password resets during the maintenance window.

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OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Nov 30 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, 11/30/2017 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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Canvas Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be performing maintenance on Canvas. No disruption of service is anticipated.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: Canvas
Affected systems:  boc22devproc, Canvas – Hosted
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no downtime is expected. Once the update has been completed, users with a preferred name set in Workday or Banner will see the change in Canvas.

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Updates to FAU Account Self Services portal
Description of change: OIT will be applying patches to the backend systems to improve the account claiming process for users.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:30 AM
Affected services: OIM, OUD, MyFAU, Waveset, DSEE, Google Apps and Gmail
Affected systems: boc22oimp1, boc22oimp2
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected. Changes should not cause any loss of services or impact access to any sites.

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Email System Maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be preforming steps on the email system to enable additional encryption options​
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:15 AM
Affected services: All Office 365 email users
Affected systems: Exchange 365​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end user impact is expected

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Server Maintenance
Description of change:  OIT will be moving several IPs from the old load balancer to the new load balancer hardware.​​
Downtime window start: 4:30 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
OIT Units involved in the change  Systems, fauapps
Affected services: Coldfusion apps,  OIM and anything that authenticates off OIM, alertportal.fau.edu, pinkypass, owlrec, hpc website,
Affected systems: boc22cfdev.fau.ed, boc22cfprod.fau.edu, boc22oudp.fau.edu, alertportal.fau.edu, ugapp.fau.edu, owlrec.fau.edu, pinkypass.fau.edu, hpc.fau.edu​
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users will not be able to access the services listed above for about 10 minutes at a time while the IPs are being moved from the old load balancer to our new load balancer.

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Oracle Server Maintenance
Description of change:  OIT will be applying the latest Oracle quarterly patch updates to the production ​databases.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Banner production, Report Caster production, Oracle Identity Manager production, Identity Manager (IDM) production, ODS production, MSOP instance
Affected systems: bannerprd, boc22ora01, boc22ora03, boc22ora​05, boc22ora07, odsprod
Expected End-user impact: During this time, services listed above will be unavailable​

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Server Chassis Maintenance
Description of change: OIT/Systems will be performing maintenance on a server chassis
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: SSO, DHCP, DNS, LDAP, Network Monitoring​,
Affected systems: Boca 96 VRTX, BOC96HV01, BOC96HV02, BOC96ESXI01, BOC96ESXI02, boc96dns, dhcpboc1, dhcpboc18, dnsboc1, ldapboc1, ldapboc1-el6, overwatch, shibboleth2p​​,
Expected End-user impact: During this time, services listed above will be unavailable. Most services are redundant, however SSO may be intermittenly unavailable

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Digital Signage Improvements
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading Fourwinds digital signage from 5.1.1 to 5.4 for the Marketing department.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Four Winds digital signage for the Marketing on-prem players.
Affected systems:  3 Marketing on-prem content players.
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, the Marketing department will not be able to manipulate content during the upgrade, however, existing content will continue to be displayed. Once the upgrade is complete, OIT will need to update the 3 content players as well as any computer using Content manager for these 3 players.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Google App Status Feed, Systems, Uncategorized

[RESOLVED] Starfish Unavailable, Saturday, 11/18/17 from 12:15 A.M. to 8:15 A.M.

 

Vendor maintenance has been completed.

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The Starfish Advising Software (aka Success Network) will be unavailable due to vendor maintenance on Saturday 11/18/17 from 12:15 A.M. to 8:15 A.M. (EST). During these 8 hours, the system will be unreachable and the site will generate an error.

Posted in Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Systems, Uncategorized

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

[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 is Unavailable

TutorTrac is unavailable. There is currently no ETA but will update this status as we get more information.

Posted in Educational Technologies, Instructional Technologies, Systems, Uncategorized

[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] Account Activation is currently unavailable

The issue has been resolve and Account Activation is now available.

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We have identified an issue with the account activation process and will be performing emergency maintenance to resolve the issue at 9am this morning. Please wait to activate your FAU account until we update this status.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

OIT

Posted in Systems, Uncategorized