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ITS Services Status

Current Service Interruptions

9/17/2014
10:50 AM
UT Direct PDF Generator
Under Investigation

10:41
This is an update to the “UT Direct PDF Generator” alert, posted at: http://www.utexas.edu/its/alerts/main.php
Attempts to generate PDFs from with UT Direct has been inconsistent; PDF creation success and failure are intermittent, using the same combinations of browser and OS.
ITS has begun remediating the sections in the PDF Generator application which cause the undesired behavior.
An update will follow at noon, or earlier as warranted. 

Please contact the UTLogin team at utlogin@utlists.utexas.edu if you have any issues, questions or concerns.  Please include:

What is the level of impact lack of PDF generation is causing in daily operations?
Are there any workarounds (like using the application/browser “print to PDF”) that are applicable in any situations?
Are there any “critical” periods happening soon that would change the level of impact in daily operations?


17:04
ITS Systems Middleware continues to investigate and has obtained assistance from developers in ITS Applications in the effort.

No workaround has been identified yet, though the team has identified promising leads.  We will update the list again on Wednesday at 12 noon.


17:02
This is an update to the “UT Direct PDF Generator” alert, posted at: http://www.utexas.edu/its/alerts/main.php

Attempts to generate PDFs from with UT Direct has been inconsistent; PDF creation success and failure are intermittent, using the same combinations of browser and OS.

Analysis of code and transactional process traces have resulted in identification of sections in the PDF Generator that may be responsible for the undesired behavior.  ITS continues to investigate and debug this issue. 

An update will follow no later than 10:00AM, or earlier as warranted.

Please contact the UTLogin team at utlogin@utlists.utexas.edu if you have any issues, questions or concerns.

Please include:

What is the level of impact lack of PDF generation is causing in daily operations?
Are there any workarounds (like using the application/browser “print to PDF”) that are applicable in any situations?
Are there any “critical” periods happening soon that would change the level of impact in daily operations?


11:30
ITS has been notified of problems using the “PDF generator” within UT Direct.

This service is most commonly used to create electronic copies of W-2s and systematically generated letters.

ITS is attempting to reliably reproduce the problem and troubleshoot the issue.

An update will follow no later than 1.30PM, or earlier as warranted.ITS continues to investigate and debug this issue.

9/17/2014
9:01 AM
Austin Active Directory Domain Controller (DC01) Reboot
Unplanned Maintenance

The Austin Active Directory domain controller DC01 will be rebooted at 9:00 AM in conjunction with an open support case with Microsoft.  No user impact is expected.  Some technical staff may need to reconnect management tools that are directly bound to DC01.

9/16/2014
9:35 PM
RESOLVED: Media recording in Canvas not working currently
Service Restored

Our DevOps team has resolved the issue that was preventing users from recording media comments in Canvas. The media tool is functioning normally again. We appreciate your patience while we investigated and resolved this issue.


Users cannot record new media comments in Canvas currently. The recording tool in the rich content editor attempts to connect for awhile, and then an error message is returned. Our DevOps team is working on the problem; we’ll provide an update in 15 minutes.

We apologize for the inconvenience to your users. Our testing shows that playing back media is working fine, and we’ll work to get the recording function back online ASAP.

9/16/2014
5:33 PM
RESOLVED: Expedited non-disruptive maintenance (AEMS/MSOL)
Service Restored

17:29
Maintenance is complete.


A minor configuration change to our Office 365 MSOL (Azure AD) instance is being made to pre-empt a potential issue.  No user impact will occur.

9/16/2014
2:27 PM
RESOLVED Non-Disruptive UT-V maintenance extended
Service Restored

2;13
This maintenance is complete.
12:06
Maintenance is extended until 2:00pm. There have been no issues (other than being distracted by unrelated tasks).

9/11/2014
8:09 AM
Deprecating selected older, weaker SSL ciphers for Canvas
Under Investigation

We’re deprecating a handful of older, weaker SSL ciphers effective EOD next Wednesday (9/17/14); we believe very few, if any, of you will be impacted by this change.

Past Service Interruptions

Upcoming Maintenance

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12:01 AM - SharePoint 2010 Maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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8:00 AM - UTForge Quarterly Maintenance

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

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6:00 AM - Application Registry (AppReg) Server Maintenance

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5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

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7:15 AM - XML Gateway application maintenance

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1:00 PM - Urchin Planned Maintenance Window

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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7:00 AM - SecureDoc service and server maintenance

7:00 AM - WebSpace planned database maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

7:00 PM - Update digital certificates on TID print servers

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

12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:01 AM - SharePoint 2010 Maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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8:00 AM - Event Calendar Maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

6:00 PM - SBC Software Upgrade - trial implementation

9:00 PM - Austin Exchange Messaging System Non-disruptive Maintenance

10:00 PM - Monthly Group E-Mail Maintenance

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

7:15 AM - MSSQL Maintenance for SQL01

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

9:00 AM - Natclipse server maintenance

3:00 PM - Austin Exchange Messaging System Non-disruptive Maintenance

4:00 PM - ERP Web Infrastructure Maintenance Window

5:00 PM - Wireless Network Maintenance

6:00 PM - Wiki Service Monthly Maintenance

8:00 PM - Austin Disk WebDAV load balancer configuration

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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

1:00 PM - Austin Exchange Messaging System Non-disruptive Maintenance

5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

5:00 PM - Wireless Network Maintenance

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

6:00 PM - SBC Software Upgrade

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

10:00 AM - Austin Exchange Messaging System Non-disruptive Maintenance

5:00 PM - Wireless Network Maintenance

6:00 PM - vCenter database maintenance

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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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

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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12:00 AM - Blackboard Weekly Maintenance

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

12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:01 AM - SharePoint 2010 Maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

9:00 PM - Central Web Authentication Expedited Non-Disruptive Mainenance

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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7:00 AM - Planned Outage for TRAC and SDS

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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

1:00 PM - WSUS Server OS Upgrade

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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

12:00 PM - Blog Service maintenance

1:00 PM - AEMS software upgrade

5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

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9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

9:00 AM - Shibboleth regular maintenance

6:00 PM - SBC Configuration Testing

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6:30 AM - ITS MySQL Service Maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

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7:00 AM - SecureDoc service and server maintenance

9:00 AM - VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades

9:00 AM - UTLogin routine maintenance


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