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ITS Services Status

Current Service Interruptions

10/21/2014
2:37 PM
Canvas Status Update: Request timeouts and severe slowness 10-15-14
Under Investigation

2:35
Canvas Status Update
Extended processing time on certain Canvas imports and exports

Hi Admins—

Some users are currently seeing extended processing time on certain jobs (e.g. SIS imports, course imports / exports). Our DevOps team is updating some configuration parameters and adding more resources to process jobs like these; we anticipate you’ll see improved performance soon. Thanks for your patience!



1:40
Since the release this morning, we’ve seen reports from some Chrome users that they’re unable to view discussion responses, see a list of files in a course’s Files section, edit / view pages, etc. In every case reported to us so far, clearing browser cache once has solved the problem entirely, for all Canvas content. The issue only seems to affect some Chrome users, not all. It does not seem to matter which version of Chrome the user is using.

Please encourage users who contact you with these symptoms (Chrome, can’t see certain content) to try clearing their cache. We’ve updated the greeting message on our phone lines to suggest this tip to callers, too.

We’ve reported this problem to our engineering team. Ideally, they’ll be able to push a global fix—but we haven’t identified a root cause yet, and this might prove to be an issue that can’t be addressed for all users from here. If we learn of cases where clearing cache does *not* solve this problem, we’ll provide an update right away.


1:58
Canvas response times have returned to normal levels and all should be functional again for your users. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused.  Please contact us if you are continuing to experience any issues.


We just became aware of an issue that is affecting many Canvas users, causing timeouts and lack of response to requests. We’re investigating the problem and will provide more information in the next 15 minutes.

10/21/2014
2:09 PM
Some users experiencing Office 365 connectivity issues
Under Investigation

2:07
ITS Systems Staff have opened a critical severity support case with Microsoft, and the investigation is ongoing.  Next update: 3:00 PM.


1:14
The ITS Help Desk has received calls from several users experiencing poor sync performance and/or issues connecting to mailboxes in Office 365.  ITS Systems staff are investigating, and are reaching out to Microsoft for additional support.

10/16/2014
1:30 PM
RESOLVED: UT Forge SVN downtime
Service Restored

13:28
EXTERNAL NOTIFICATION:
While UT Forge SVN service is fully functional right now, this message serves to notify campus of a period of downtime our SVN service experienced earlier today in case anyone noticed a problem.

A very unusual problem with file handling blocked access to SVN repositories at 11:41 AM.
The issue was resolved at 12:05 PM.

If you have any trouble connecting to SVN now, please notify stewards as per normal at utforge-admin@utlists.utexas.edu

10/15/2014
11:27 AM
RESOLVED: UT Lists message delivery interruption
Service Restored

11:21
UT Lists mail delivery is restored and all outstanding mail is delivered.

ITS Systems staff have identified the root cause and will identify methods to avoid this issue in the future.


11:06
UT Lists mail service is experiencing delays in mail delivery. ITS systems staff are working on the problem.

Past Service Interruptions

Upcoming Maintenance

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

12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

12:00 AM - Blackboard Database patching

12:01 AM - SharePoint 2010 Maintenance

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

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

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

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7:30 AM - ID Photo Gateway Planned Maintenance

7:30 AM - Student Photo Roster Planned Maintenance

7:30 AM - Virtual ID Cards Planned Maintenance

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

5:00 PM - SMTP Routing Reconfiguration

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8:00 AM - JIRA Quarterly OS Maintenance

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

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

5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

5:00 PM - Expedited non-disruptive AEMS maintenance

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

1:00 PM - IronPort appliances upgraded to AsyncOS 7.6.3

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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 - WebSpace planned database maintenance

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

6:00 PM - ArcGIS/Matlab License Server Outage

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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

6:00 PM - ArcGIS/Matlab License Server Outage

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

1

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

8:00 AM - UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance

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

4:00 PM - ERP Web Infrastructure Maintenance Window

10:00 PM - Web Central Scheduled Maintenance

2

6:00 AM - UTLogin routine maintenance

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

7:00 AM - MySQL (non-CAT1) database outage (mysqldb.its.utexas.edu)

8:00 AM - UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance

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

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

5:00 PM - Blog Service Weekly Maintenance

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

6:00 PM - A2 Patch implementation

9:00 PM - OS Patching of Document Repository production servers

10:00 PM - UT Lists planned maintenance

3

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

8:00 AM - UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance

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

4

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

8:00 AM - UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance

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

5

6:00 AM - Footprints Weekly Maintenance

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

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

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12:00 AM - Blackboard Weekly Maintenance

12:00 AM - Mainframe maintenance window

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

12:00 AM - Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window

7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

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

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7:00 AM - XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition

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

3:30 PM - PyPE OS Security Patching - Test & Qual

4:30 PM - DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow Expedited Non-Disruptive Maintenance

8

7:30 AM - VPN Maintenance

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

2:00 PM - Planned DPUSER Maintenance in PROD

9

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

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

9:30 AM - Javamail, FTPMail Qual and Test host patching

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 Maintenance

10:30 AM - Planned Apollo Maintenance in PROD

2:00 PM - uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) - Expedited Non-Disruptive

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7:00 AM - Data Center Cleaning Expedited - Non-Disruptive

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

5:00 PM - AEMS Office 365: Load balancer change for authentication servers

12

6:00 AM - Footprints Weekly Maintenance

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


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