Frevvo Restart

The Frevvo form server is currently being restarted.  This impacts, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Graduate Admissions Application
  • Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • Frevvo forms created under the fau.edu tenant

We are currently investigating the cause and will provide updates as they are available.

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

[Completed] Network Maintenance – Jupiter Campus 5/28 – 5/29 11:30pm – 6:00am

OIT will be performing network maintenance in Jupiter on Monday, May 28 from 11:30 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29th.  Due to the nature of the maintenance, users may experience intermittent network disruptions lasting approximately 5 – 10 minutes during this window.  The Internet connection will be rerouted to the backup connection to minimize any downtime.

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

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

Resolved – Single Sign On Issues

The SSO servers are now working as intended.

 

The SSO servers are having difficulty connecting to different services and it is making them fail. We do not have any more information at this time but are investigating. 

Posted in Systems

[Completed] MyFAU maintenance

MyFAU maintenance has been completed.

 

Posted in Systems

[Completed] Network upgrades in buildings 01, 12, 55, and 73 on May 9, 2018

The network upgrades scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, 2018 have been completed. The following buildings were successfully upgraded: Sanson Life Science (01) Behavioral Sciences (12) Physical Science (55) and General Classroom North (73.)

Thank you

Posted in Network and Telecom

[Complete] Mediasite Upgrade

The upgrade to Mediasite is complete and service is restored.

Posted in Lecture Capture

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