OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Oct 15 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, 10/15/2020 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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Server Maintenance – Success Network (Starfish)
Description of change: OIT will be adding data ​storage space to a backend processing server for the Success Network (starfish).​
Downtime window start: 10/15/2020 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/15/2020 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​Success Network/Starfish Advising web site components
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user is expected. However, if downtime is necessary to correct problems, then students cannot make appointments with advisors and advisors cannot document their appointments.

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Banner 8X/XE Financial Aid Regulatory upgrade/admin pages releases
Description of change: ​This upgrade release and administrative pages release are required for regulatory compliance.
Downtime window start: 10/15/2020 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/15/2020 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​Banner Financial Aid will be unavailable during the maintenance window
Expected End-user impact: ​During the brief downtime, users may receive an error message when uding the administrative pages.

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Server configuration change
Description of change: ​OIT will be modifying parameters of the storage system at NWRDC to increase security
Downtime window start: 10/15/2020 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/15/2020 6:05 AM
Affected services: ​All services at Northwest
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected​.

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Research Computing Master Node Move
Description of change: OIT is updating research computing master nodes ip address.
Downtime window start: 10/15/2020 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/15/2020 6:00 AM
Affected services: Koko HPC Cluster​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Research Computing, Systems

[RESOLVED] NWRDC Virtual infrastructure temporarily unavailable

** Update **

We have resolved the issue that caused the NWRDC unavailability.  All systems are back online and functional.

 

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We are currently investigating a problem that are making virtual machines unavailable.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Posted in Systems

Mediasite maintenance, Sat Oct 10 1:00am-5:00am

Mediasite will be under maintenance and upgrade Saturday, October 10 1AM-5AM. Extended downtime is not expected, however, the site may be unavailable for brief periods during this time. This update will introduce a fix correcting the “Content retrieval failed” error in Canvas. More information is available at: https://helpdesk.fau.edu/TDClient/2061/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=116573

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Instructional Technologies, Lecture Capture

NWRDC Virtual infrastructure temporarily unavailable

We are currently investigating a problem that are making virtual machines unavailable.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Posted in Systems

[SERVICE DISRUPTION] Outlook email and Office 365 Applications” is locked [SERVICE DISRUPTION] Outlook email and Office 365 Applications

Microsoft is currently experiencing disruptions with several Office 365 services. These services include: Outlook email, Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, and other Office 365 services. We do not currently have an ETA from the vendor for when the issue will be resolved at this time.

Posted in Email, Systems

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thurs. Oct 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, 10/08/2020 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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Upgrade Mediasite Archive
Description of change: OIT will be upgrading the Mediasite Application on the archive server to the latest release
Downtime window start: 10/8/2020 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/8/2020 7:00 AM
Affected services: Mediasite Archive
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the Mediasite Archive web service will be periodically unavailable.

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Upgrade and enable new functionality with the Azure directory sync tool
Description of change: OIT will be updating and configuring the Azure AD sync service to enable new functionality
Downtime window start: 10/8/2020 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/8/2020 5:00 AM
Affected services: All 365 services
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected

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Posted in Educational Technologies, Systems

[RESOLVED] Issue with Split Zoom Meetings

Zoom has resolved the issue causing a very small subset of participants joining a meeting to be split into multiple meetings with the same meeting ID.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

Issue with Split Zoom Meetings

Zoom has received reports of issues where participants joining a meeting are being split into multiple meetings with the same meeting ID. They are currently investigating and will provide updates as they have them.

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Video Conferencing

[RESOLVED] Intermittent issues with Pay for Print

**UPDATE**

The issues with Pay-for-Print have been resolved and the system has been restored to full service. All related systems and applications should be functioning as usual.

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We are currently experiencing intermittent issues with Pay-for-Print. OIT is working with the vendors to resolve the issues as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

Updates will be posted as they become available.

OIT

Posted in Canvas / LMS, Educational Technologies, Systems

Banner Maintenance – Sept 30 & Oct 1 from 3:00AM to 7:00AM

On September 30 and October 1 between 3:00AM and 7:00AM, the Banner system will be unavailable in order for OIT to install regulatory releases.

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Banner 8X/XE Financial Aid pre-requisite upgrades/patches/administrative pages (Group 1)
Description of change: The Financial Aid office require several Ellucian releases installed (as pre-requisite items) for the upcoming Regulatory releases required to keep FAU in compliance.
Downtime window start 9/30/2020 3:00 AM
Downtime window end 9/30/2020 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​BANNER 8X/XE
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the Banner system will be brought down during the actual installation of the code.

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Banner 8X/XE Financial Aid pre-requisite upgrades/patches/administrative pages (Group 2)
Description of change: ​The Financial Aid office require several Ellucian releases installed as pre-requisite items for the upcoming Regulatory releases required to keep FAU in compliance.
Downtime window start: 10/1/2020 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 10/1/2020 7:00 AM
Affected services: ​BANNER 8X/XE
Expected End-user impact: During this time, the Banner system will be brought down during the actual installation of the code.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems