[Resolved] Sporadic Issues with the FAUWPA2 wireless network

The FAU WPA2 wireless network issue has been resolved.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

Sporadic issues with the FAUWPA2 wireless network

OIT has received reports regarding issues when connecting to the FAUWPA2 wireless network in some locations. OIT is investigating the issue and will provide updates as they become available.

Posted in Network and Telecom

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thursday February 6 from 3:00AM to 6:00AM

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, 02/06/2020 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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Account self-service maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be adding additional menus to account claiming pages for transcript requests.​
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: accounts.fau.edu – account claiming
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users may not be able to claim or manage their accounts through this service while it is restarted.

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Canvas LTI Updates
Description of change: Canvas is making a change to their code on 2/15.  We will be updating the following applications in advance of that change to make sure that the change is seamless for our applications.
The following applications will be updated: Observer Manager, Course Manager, User Manager, Discussion Report, Syllabus Viewer, Grade Uploader​, Civic Literacy Enrollment, Forgot Password (Continuing Ed)
Downtime window start: 5:30 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Canvas Courses Manager, User Manager, Discussion Report, Grade Uploader, Observer Manager, Syllabus Viewer, Civic Literacy Enrollment, Forgot Password (Continuing Ed)​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, each application will be momentarily unavailable when the update occurs and after for about 10-15 minutes when the servers are rebooted

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Removing unused and disabled services from Single Sign On
Description of change: OIT will be removing obsolete and disabled services from our Single Sign On system’s allowed services list.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Services Already Disabled
Expected End-user impact: During this time, there should be no impact as these are either already disabled or unreachable.

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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: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 7:00 AM
Affected services: Server upgrades at our disaster recovery site (NWRD): ADFS, OUD, SSO, Banner
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected​​

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Posted in Canvas / LMS, Instructional Technologies, Systems

Microsoft Teams may be unavailable

Microsoft is having a global issue with Teams and is working on a resolution. Service will be automatically restored once they have resolved the issue

Posted in Systems

OIT Systems Maintenance, Thursday, January 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, 01/30/2020 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
Description of change: OIT will be enabling more verbose logging on its authentication servers.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 4:00 AM
Affected services: Active Directory
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user is expected.

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Posted in Systems

RESOLVED – Banner Administrative forms are experiencing issues

This has been resolved.

 

Banner Administrative Forms are experiencing issues at this time.  We are currently in the process of resolving the issue and will provide an update once it has been resolved.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Office of Information Technology

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

RESOLVED – Banner Administrative forms are experiencing issues

This has been resolved.

 

Banner Administrative Forms are experiencing issues at this time.  We are currently in the process of resolving the issue and will provide an update once it has been resolved.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Office of Information Technology

Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Systems

[Resolved] Network Issue in the Culture and Society building

The power and network issue in the Culture and Society building has been resolved.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

Network Issue in the Culture and Society building

Due to active generator testing in building 97, Culture and Society, the building is experiencing network and power related issues. We are working to resolve the networking issue as soon as possible.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

OIT Systems Maintenance – Thursday, Jan 23 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, 01/23/2020 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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Two Factor Enrollment Update
Description of change: OIT will be updating the Single Sign On System’s 2Factor prompt to direct users to the Employee or Student enrollment page when accessing services such as Self Service and Workday if the user has not yet enrolled in 2Factor. Currently they are forced to enroll through the authentication Single Sign on System. This change will make sure users select their 2Factor preference and place them in the Duo Student group more reliably. ​
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: Single Sign On, Duo 2Factor​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users who access 2Factor services that force 2factor prompting (Workday, self service, etc.) will be directed to enroll in 2Factor by clicking one of two links at the bottom of the authentication page.

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Windows configuration and deployment system upgrade  (SCCM)
Description of change: OIT will be updating SCCM, the system providing configuration, deployment and updates to Windows clients to the latest version​
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: The system providing configuration, deployment and updates to Windows clients will be upgraded to the latest version​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, all OS deployments, app installs, windows updates from SCCM will be unavailable during the window​

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Server maintenance
Description of change: OIT will be updating the web server components of VIP to comply with security policies​
Downtime window start: 5:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:00 AM
Affected services: VIP Content Management System​
Expected End-user impact: During this time, users will be unable to load documents from the VIP content management system​

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Banner Integration
Description of change: ​OIT will be applying a new integration among three systems Banner, Medprocter (Immunization Office application) and Florida Shots(State immunization database)​.
The process has an outbound and inbound file between Banner and Medprocter.  The outbound file from banner to Medprocter contains all active students who has an IM hold.  The inbound file from Medprocter to Banner contains students who have met their immunization requirements and their IM hold will be released in Banner via this process (this includes and audit table to track an errors that may occur).
There is also an integration between Banner and Florida Shots to retrieve the FloridaShots ID for students who have an IM hold.  This FloridaShots ID is sent in the outbound file from Banner to Medprocter.
Downtime window start: 3:00 AM
Downtime window end: 5:00 AM
Affected services: Banner
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact expected

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Update to application load process for parent residency field
Description of change:  OIT will apply an update to correct incorrect parent residency values on a few previously submitted undergraduate applications due to a bug in the application loading procedure. It also fixes the logic used to load and calculate the parent residency field to prevent this error on new applications.
Downtime window start: 6:00 AM
Downtime window end: 6:15 AM
Affected services: Banner
Expected End-user impact: During this time, no end-user impact is expected.

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Posted in Banner and Admin Systems, Email, Systems