[RESOLVED] Tuition payments currently unavailable

The payment system is back up and tuition payments can now be made. The payment deadline has been extended until July 3rd.

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At this time, we have identified an issue with tuition payments. We have notified the vendor and are further investigating.

We will post an update as soon as we have additional information regarding an ETA.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

OIT

 

 

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Uncategorized

TutorTrac Maintenance

TutorTrac will be unavailable due to vendor maintenance on Friday 06/15/18 from 04:15 P.M. to 8:15 P.M (EST). During these 4 hours, the system will be unreachable and the site will generate an error.

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Starfish Vendor Maintenance

The Starfish Advising Software (aka Success Network) will be unavailable due to vendor maintenance on Saturday 06/16/18 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.

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[RESOLVED] Intermittent single-sign on issues

Early this morning we experienced issues with single sign on. This affected several of our services such as Banner and FAU Self-Service.

The issue has been resolved and all services should be accessible at this time. If you continue having issues please contact the OIT Help Desk 561.297.3999.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.

OIT

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Educational Technologies, Email, Google App Status Feed, Instructional Technologies, Network and Telecom, Systems, Uncategorized, Workday

[RESOLVED] Account Self-Services portal unavailable

UPDATE:

The issue with the FAU Account Self-Services portal has been resolved. The portal functionality has been restored and is fully functional.

 

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We are currently experiencing an issue with the FAU Account Self-Services portal (accounts.fau.edu). At this time, functionality is limited and we recommend trying back once the issue has been resolved.  Our team is working on resolving the issue as soon as possible.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

OIT

 

Posted in Uncategorized

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. May 17 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, 05/17/2018 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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Undergraduate Admissions Application Updates
Description of change: ​​Releasing updates to the Undergraduate Admissions application for Self-Reported Exam Scores and Post-Secondary Institutions
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Apply.fau.edu (Undergraduate Admissions Application)
Affected systems: Undergraduate app servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the Undergraduate Admissions Application will be unavailable.

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Posted in Systems, Uncategorized

[Completed] Emergency MyFAU Maintenance

MyFAU is being restarted to resolve some erroneous messages that may pop up during logon

 

Posted in Educational Technologies, Email, Systems, Uncategorized

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. May 10 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, 05/10/2018 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: Applying Security and Upgrades to Account Self Service Site
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Account Self Service, Active Directory
Affected systems: Identity Management, Active Directory
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Server Maintenance – MyFAU
Description of change: We are migrating the data storage location for the primary MyFAU webserver.   This change will free up backend resources for other projects.
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU and services that rely on MyFAU or the ldap service on mcsource
Affected systems: MyFAU
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users will not be able to use MyFAU

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MyFAU Maintenance
Description of change: Applying updates to MyFAU Website. During the update users may not be able to login.
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU
Affected systems: mcsource
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to login to MyFAU.

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Server Maintenance – MyFAU
Description of change: We are migrating the data storage location for the primary MyFAU webserver.   This change will free up backend resources for other projects.
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: MyFAU and services that rely on MyFAU or the ldap service on mcsource
Affected systems: MyFAU
Expected End-user impact:  During this time, users will not be able to use MyFAU

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Mail Server Configuration Change
Description of change: OIT will be making a configuration change to one of its public facing mail servers.
Downtime window start: 8:00 AM
Downtime window end: 8:00 AM
Affected services: Mail relay on smtpsec.fau.edu
Affected systems:  smtpsec servers
Expected End-user impact: Anyone who is not a member of the group FAU-GRP-S-SMTPSEC-ALLOWED attempting to relay mail through smtpsec will be rejected and receive an smtp error code. Currently the system is configured to accept mail and silently drop.

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Enabling replication between directory servers
Description of change:  We will be bringing up two production OUD servers at NWRDC and replicating between the boca servers and the northwest servers
Downtime window start: 4:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: OUD related services
Affected systems:  Northwest servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Instructional Technology Server Maintenance
Description of change: Instructional Technologies VCS system hardware will be updated
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: VCS Expressway Primary and VCS Control Primary ​
Affected systems: VCS servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, VCS Expressway Primary and VCS Control Primary will be unavailable.

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Banner Financial Aid 8.32.0.2 patch release
Description of change:  OIT will install Banner patches for financial aid to resolve a series of PELL/loan disbursement issues.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: Not Applicable
Affected systems: Banner Financial Aid
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Upgrade WebFOCUS to the new version 8.2.01
Description of change: OIT is upgrading WebFOCUS version from 8.1 to 8.2.01​
Downtime window start: 2:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: WebFOCUS/Leap Ahead Production​
Affected systems: IBIweb servers
Expected End-user impact: During this time, WebFOCUS/Leap Ahead Production will be temporarily unavailable.

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

Mediasite Upgrade

Mediasite will be unavailable for an hour beginning at 11am while the system is upgraded.  During this time users will be unable to view presentations.

Posted in Uncategorized

Helpdesk Ticketing (TeamDynamix) Unavailable Saturday, April 21 from 12:01AM to 4:00AM

TeamDynamix V10.1 will be released on Saturday, April 21, 2018. This update is performed by the vendor.  The helpdesk system will be unavailable on April 21st between 12 AM and 4 AM Eastern Time.

OIT

 

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