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ITS Services Status

Current Service Interruptions

2/5/2016
7:41 AM
Loss of UTDirect / Apply Texas redundancy
Under Investigation

2/5/2016 7:38 AM
UTDirect and Apply Texas are still in a degraded state.  ITS Systems has almost finished duplicating the load balancing environment.  Only one non-production service (dpdev1.dp.utexas.edu) remains to be configured.  We successfully transitioned a non-production service (beta.dp.utexas.edu) to the new load balancing environment and it is working correctly.

All remaining services will be migrated to the new load balancing environment during the scheduled Mainframe maintenance window on Sunday (2/7) from midnight to 1:00 am.  UTDirect and Apply Texas would normally be unavailable during this time so there will be no additional impact as a result of the migration.

The active load balancer continues to process traffic normally.  There has been no impact to production services.  The next update will be on Monday (2/8).


2/4/16 7:44 AM
UTDirect and Apply Texas are still in a degraded state.  ITS Systems has completed configuration of production services on a new load balancing environment.  Work continues for configuring non-production services.
The active load balancer continues to function normally.  There has been no impact to production services.  The next update will be on Friday (2/5).


2/3/16 10:25 AM
UTDirect and Apply Texas are still in a degraded state.  Replacement equipment is in place.  ITS Systems is working to configure it.  The active load balancer continues to function normally.  There has been no impact to production services.  The next update will be on Thursday (2/4).


2/2/16 7:17 AM
UTDirect and Apply Texas are still in a degraded state.  ITS Systems are working to build a replacement load balancer pair.  The active load balancer continues to function normally.  There has been no impact to production services.  The next update will be on Wednesday (2/3).


1/29/16 3:58 PM
UTDirect and Apply Texas are in a degraded state due to the failure of a standby load balancer.  The active load balancer for these services is still functioning and processing traffic normally.  There has been no impact to production services.

ITS Systems staff are making preparations to replace the failed unit.  The next update will be on Monday (2/1).

2/4/2016
3:08 PM
Qual and beta UTdirect loadbalancer switch
Unplanned Maintenance

2/4/2016 3:05 PM
Beta.dp.utexas.edu has been moved to the new loadbalancer pair, there were issues moving qual, so it will be migrated on Sunday along with the other utdirect environments.


2/4/2016 1:55 PM
We will be moving the beta.dp.utexas.edu and qual.its.utexas.edu servers to a new loadbalancer pair to restore high availability. We will be conducting this emergency switch at 2:30pm today. You may experience a brief interruption, less than 1 or 2 minutes. If you experience any issues, please email ait-sysadmins@utlists.utexas.edu.

We plan on moving dpdev1 and prod UTdirect during the monthly mainframe restart this Sunday at midnight so as to not affect any production services.

Further details about this issue available at:
http://www.utexas.edu/its/alerts/main.php

Past Service Interruptions

Upcoming Maintenance

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12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:00 AM - Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance

12:00 AM - Blackboard Weekly Maintenance

12:00 AM - Mainframe maintenance window

12:01 AM - SharePoint Maintenance Window

10:00 AM - F5 Load Balancer Maintenance

9:00 PM - Pype Filer Move

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9:30 AM - UTBackup Storage Expansion

6:00 PM - NOC UPS Maintenance

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7:00 AM - Student Photo Roster Planned Maintenance

7:00 AM - ID Photo Gateway Planned Maintenance

7:00 AM - Virtual ID Cards Planned Maintenance

9:30 AM - UTBackup Storage Expansion

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9:00 AM - University Directory ( White Pages ) Maintenance

2:00 PM - uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) TEST/QUAL/PROD Maintenance

5:00 PM - UT-V Networking Environment Maintenance

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7:30 AM - Mainframe Email (FTPMail) change

8:00 PM - Austin Active Directory schema update

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1:00 AM - Database Server Migration

7:00 AM - SecureDoc service and server maintenance

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12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:00 AM - Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance

12:01 AM - SharePoint Maintenance Window

12:01 AM - Adobe Connect database maintenance

8:00 AM - Campus Network Maintenance

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9:30 PM - XML Gateway maintenance (OS patching)

9:30 PM - Planned maintenance on the Student Photo Roster

10:00 PM - Monthly Group E-Mail Maintenance

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9:00 AM - uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) TEST Maintenance

4:00 PM - ERP Web Infrastructure Maintenance Window

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9:00 AM - University Directory ( White Pages ) Maintenance

9:00 AM - uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) routine maintenance

5:00 PM - DHCP Server Maintenance

5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

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1:00 PM - Urchin Planned Maintenance Window

2:00 PM - TEST and QUAL uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance

5:00 PM - Group E-Mail Planned Maintenance

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6:00 AM - Footprints Weekly Maintenance

7:00 AM - SecureDoc service and server maintenance

7:00 AM - WebSpace planned database maintenance

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12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:00 AM - Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance

12:01 AM - SharePoint Maintenance Window

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9:00 PM - PyPE OS Security Patching - Beta & Production

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6:30 AM - PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance

9:00 AM - uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) QUAL Maintenance

10:00 AM - UT-V (SRM) Networking Environment Maintenance

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5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

5:00 PM - DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow Planned Maintenance

5:00 PM - Border Router Configuration Change

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5:00 PM - DHCP Server Maintenance

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8:00 PM - Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 Schema Extension

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7:00 AM - SecureDoc service and server maintenance

7:00 AM - WebSpace planned database maintenance


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