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Current Service Interruptions


URGENT: OpenSSL exploit in the wild. Please ensure OpenSSL is appropriately patched. Please see the Information Security Office wiki for more information.


4/24/2014
11:04 AM
New VoIP System Feature Issue (Clairification)
Under Investigation

Updated 4/24/14
The issue remains under investigation with the vendor.

This issue affects all Vertical Service Codes dealing with any type of Call Forwarding to include Call Forward Immediate enable and disable,  Call Forward Busy enable and disable, Call Forward No Answer enable and disable, and Number of Rings.

While our vendor is working to resolve this issue, any users experiencing this problem can submit a trouble on line at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/tn/tr/index.WBX or call 512-471-5711 option 1 until issue is resolved


Updated 4/11/2014
Some new VoIP system users reported issues with activating or deactivating Call Forward variants features on 04/09/14.  While our vendor is working to resolve this issue, any users experiencing this problem can submit a trouble on line at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/tn/tr/index.WBX or call 512-471-5711 option 1 until issue is resolved.

No additional updates will be made until the vendor releases a fix and maintenance is scheduled.

4/24/2014
10:59 AM
RESOLVED:New VoIP System Feature Issue (Clarification)
Service Restored

The issue remains under investigation with the vendor.

This issue affects all Vertical Service Codes dealing with any type of Call Forwarding to include Call Forward Immediate enable and disable,  Call Forward Busy enable and disable, Call Forward No Answer enable and disable, and Number of Rings.

While our vendor is working to resolve this issue, any users experiencing this problem can submit a trouble on line at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/tn/tr/index.WBX or call 512-471-5711 option 1 until issue is resolved

4/24/2014
10:29 AM
RESOLVED:Emergency Maintenance: UT Forge
Service Restored

UT Forge is back in service, and no data was lost in SVN.

The maintenance attempted earlier will be rescheduled after root cause is identified and remediated.

Please email utforge-admin@utlists.utexas.edu if you experience any issues after this point.


Changes this morning tested fine inside the maintenance window but have since proved problematic, and customers are finding their repositories unavailable.

UT Forge will be reverted to its original state and unavailable for the duration.

The maintenance is expected to last 30 minutes.  This list will be updated before 10:30 AM.

4/24/2014
7:58 AM
RESOLVED:  SDS - Digital Download Service maintenance begins
Service Restored

Maintenance is complete.


SDS-DD routing OS patching will occur. Brief disruption of service can be expected.

4/23/2014
5:39 PM
RESOLVED:Extended: Planned TED Maintenance
Service Restored

Maintenance Complete.


Routine maintenance will take place on the uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED). No user impact is expected between 2:30 and 5:00 PM. There will be a brief disruption to TED updates between 5:00 and 5:30 PM.

4/11/2014
7:19 AM
UT Wikis Intermittent Outages
Service Functioning, Temporary Solution in Place

The University Wikis Service is experiencing intermittent outages. ITS staff continue to monitor and investigate the root cause of the issue, but users should expect intermittent brief outages until the root cause is discovered. 

4/10/2014
4:56 PM
Yahoo DMARC impacting several campus services
Under Investigation

ITS has identified probable disruption of email communications in the following services due to Yahoo’s implementation of their new DMARC, or Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance policy:

Services with confirmed Impact
•      UT Lists
•      Blackboard
Services with probable Impact
•      Group Messaging
Services with potential Impact
•      Canvas

Impacted populations have been identified as recipients with @yahoo.com domains, or Yahoo managed domains such as @sbcglobal.net, @swbell, @att.net, and @comcast.net.  Senders from these domains may also see bounces from @hotmail.com, @msn.com, @live.com, and @google.com (and any Google Apps addresses, including UTMail users).

Until such a time as Yahoo changes this policy, we suggest using one of the email accounts sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin, changing official email addresses, and changing addresses in UT Lists.  Sponsored Accounts for students include UTmail.  Sponsored accounts for faculty and staff include AEMS and Office 365, as decided by your department.

Past Service Interruptions

Upcoming Maintenance

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12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance
Service: Austin Exchange Messaging Service
Description: This maintenance includes any or all of the following maintenance tasks:

* Installation of security updates and hotfixes.

* Moving of user mailboxes to different mailbox databases to better ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window
Service: Austin Disk Services
Description: Customers utilizing the following dependent services may be affected:

* Austin Disk shares (user home directories and departmental shares)
* Stat Apps Server (user profiles, redirected documents ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Blackboard Weekly Maintenance
Service: Blackboard
Description: This window is for weekly planned maintenance, disruptive and non-disruptive, and may include OS patching for application servers or infrastructure dependencies, as well as database or application ... (more)
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance on the TIM PROD system. Users of the EID Administrative Application or the EID Self Help Application may experience connection resets during the maintenance ... (more)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
XML Gateway PROD - migration to UTLogin
Service: XMLGateway
Description: XML Gateway service will be interrupted for about an hour, to migrate to the new UTLogin authentication system for user logins.

This outage will affect all other services on campus that use XML ... (more)
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UTLogin routine maintenance
Service: UTLogin
Description: ITS Applications will be conducting maintenance on the UTLogin system that will result in a partial system outage.

Date: Tues 1/28/2014
Start time: 6:00 PM
End time: 11:00 PM

Impact: This ... (more)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Blog Service Weekly Maintenance
Service: University Blog Service
Description: Scheduled maintenance may occur weekly on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. To the maximum extent possible, installation of service, application, and security updates will be performed during ... (more)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PAT Building Router Upgrade
Service: Departmental Networks
Description: Networking is upgrading the building router in PAT. This is will cause a network disruption of wired and wireless networks in the PAT building. This is not expected to impact any other building or ... (more)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UDC-B Replace Five Failed Batteries in UPS-B
Service: University Data Center
Description: Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance. UDC-FAC Will be replacing five UPS batteries that failed the annual PM in UPS-B. This maintenance is not expected to have any impact on mission critical systems.
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
EWDE Maintenance
Service: Enterprise Whole Disk Encryption
Description: Enterprise Whole disk Encryption serviece (SecureDoc) maintenance
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance of the TIM PROD system. There will be an approximate 10-15 minute outage.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
QUAL uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance of the TIM QUAL system. There will be no outage during the maintenance.
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Mainframe maintenance window
Service: Mainframe
Description: The UT Austin mainframe will undergo planned maintenance early Sunday morning beginning shortly after 12:00 AM midnight and lasting approximately 1 hour into Sunday morning. UT Direct, applytexas.org,... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance
Service: Austin Exchange Messaging Service
Description: This maintenance includes any or all of the following maintenance tasks:

* Installation of security updates and hotfixes.

* Moving of user mailboxes to different mailbox databases to better ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window
Service: Austin Disk Services
Description: Customers utilizing the following dependent services may be affected:

* Austin Disk shares (user home directories and departmental shares)
* Stat Apps Server (user profiles, redirected documents ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Blackboard Weekly Maintenance
Service: Blackboard
Description: This window is for weekly planned maintenance, disruptive and non-disruptive, and may include OS patching for application servers or infrastructure dependencies, as well as database or application ... (more)
12:01 AM - 6:00 AM
SharePoint 2010 Maintenance
Service: SharePoint
Description: During the weekly maintenance window, SharePoint 2010 farm will have SharePoint updates (product updates and security updates) installed.
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
LFH Building Router Upgrade
Service: Departmental Networks
Description: Networking is upgrading the building router in LFH. This is will cause a network disruption of wired and wireless networks in the LFH building. This is not expected to impact any other building or ... (more)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
TRAC homepage changes
Service: Technical Resource Account Control (TRAC)
Description: Departmental TRAC site will be temporarily unavailable while service descriptions are updated to reflect changes to campus email offerings. No significant user impact is expected.
12:01 PM - 1:00 PM
CTL Scanning Maintenance
Description: Improvements to CTL's scanning application (for classroom and CBE). Users should not experience a disruption in service.
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Group E-Mail Expedited Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Service: Group E-Mail
Description: Group E-Mail stewards are moving into production new code to be used in the forthcoming Group E-Mail system. Users should not experience any disruption in service.
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance on the TIM Production system. Users of the EID Administrative application and the EID Self Service application may experience connection resets during the ... (more)
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
XML Gateway PROD - Host OS patching
Service: XMLGateway
Description: XML Gateway service will be interrupted while security and functional patches are applied to the server's Operating System (RHE Linux).
10:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Web Central Scheduled Maintenance
Service: Web Central
Description: The servers and software associated with www.utexas.edu, custom websites hosted on Web Central, and Web publishing on UNIX (UTS, uts.cc.utexas.edu) will undergo scheduled maintenance. During this ... (more)
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Planned monthly maintenance for ITS MSSQL
Service: Microsoft SQL Server
Description: regular monthly maintenance period for ITS MSSSQL Servers
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Application Registry (AppReg) Server Maintenance
Service: Application Registry
Description: Installing operating system updates on appreg.security.utexas.edu.
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
UDCC Row Extension Maintenance
Service: University Data Center
Description: Networking will be replacing a faulty component of one of the UDCC row extension switches which resulted in this mornings failure. The work will be non-disruptive.
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Blog Service Weekly Maintenance
Service: University Blog Service
Description: Scheduled maintenance may occur weekly on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. To the maximum extent possible, installation of service, application, and security updates will be performed during ... (more)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Pype Django upgrade
Service: Python Production Environment (PyPE)
Description: We will be upgrading the version of Django used in the 26.3.4 Pype tools from 1.4.3 to 1.4.10.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schema update for AD R&R
Service: Austin Active Directory
Description: A schema update will be performed to support the AD Remediation and Refresh project.

This schema update is expected to be transparent to end users.
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Footprints Weekly Maintenance
Service: Footprints Incident Tracking System
Description: Application or OS patching and updates.
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
EWDE Maintenance
Service: Enterprise Whole Disk Encryption
Description: Enterprise Whole disk Encryption serviece (SecureDoc) maintenance
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
WebSpace database maintenance
Service: WebSpace
Description: Regular maintenance will be performed on WebSpace's Oracle database.
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance
Service: Austin Exchange Messaging Service
Description: This maintenance includes any or all of the following maintenance tasks:

* Installation of security updates and hotfixes.

* Moving of user mailboxes to different mailbox databases to better ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window
Service: Austin Disk Services
Description: Customers utilizing the following dependent services may be affected:

* Austin Disk shares (user home directories and departmental shares)
* Stat Apps Server (user profiles, redirected documents ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Blackboard Weekly Maintenance
Service: Blackboard
Description: This window is for weekly planned maintenance, disruptive and non-disruptive, and may include OS patching for application servers or infrastructure dependencies, as well as database or application ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UTBackup - Service Upgrades
Service: UTBackup
Description: We will be working with the vendor to perform service upgrades on the UTBackup service.

Backup, restore and administrative functionality will be unavailable during this time.
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
XML Gateway application maintenance
Service: XMLGateway
Description: Quarterly maintenance window. May be cancelled if not needed.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UTBackup - Service Upgrades
Service: UTBackup
Description: We will be working with the vendor to perform service upgrades on the UTBackup service.

Backup, restore and administrative functionality will be unavailable during this time.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
TEST uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance of the TIM TEST system. There will be an approximate 30 minute outage.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
credit card processing maintenance
Service: UT Direct
Description: Non disruptive maintenance to utd credit card processing
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
RHNS planned maintenance.
Service: Campus Red Hat Network Satellite (RHNS)
Description: Routine OS patching.
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Network Maintenance - PRC Uplinks
Service: Departmental Networks
Description: On Tuesday, February 11, between 8pm and 2am, ITS Networking will be applying firmware updates to network equipment linking the main campus with PRC. No service outages are expected.
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
UTLogin routine maintenance
Service: UTLogin
Description: ITS Applications will be conducting maintenance on the UTLogin system that will result in a partial system outage.

Date: Wed 2/12/2014
Start time: 6:00 AM
End time: 8:00 AM

Impact: This ... (more)
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance of the TIM PROD system. We do not expect any impact to production services.

Ref: lbuw
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
PROD uTexas Identity Manager (TIM) Routine Maintenance
Service: uTexas Identity Manager (TIM)
Description: We will be conducting routine maintenance of the TIM PROD system. There will be no outage. Users of the EID Administrative Application and the EID Self Help Application may experience connection ... (more)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Campus Network Maintenance
Service: Campus Network
Description: Networking will be completing the removal of unnecessary router configurations on several campus routers. The work will be non-disruptive.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CUMMINS - Generator Coolant Changes
Service: University Data Center
Description: UDC-FAC Personnel along with CUMMINS Southern Plains will be performing Planned - Non-Disruptive generator maintenance on generators 1&2 during normal business hours. Only one generator at a time ... (more)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
UTLogin Expedited - Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Service: UTLogin
Description: ITS Applications will be conducting an expedited, non-disruptive maintenance on the UTLogin system.

Date: Wed 2/12/2014
Start time: 10:30 AM
End time: 11:00 AM

Impact: This maintenance does ... (more)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Blog Service Weekly Maintenance
Service: University Blog Service
Description: Scheduled maintenance may occur weekly on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. To the maximum extent possible, installation of service, application, and security updates will be performed during ... (more)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow Planned Maintenance
Service: DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow
Description: *DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow will be performing planned maintenance to deploy user-requested enhancements and bug fixes. A small percentage of users may experience a very limited ... (more)
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Network Maintenance - PRC Uplinks
Service: Departmental Networks
Description: On Tuesday, February 11, between 8pm and 2am, ITS Networking will be applying firmware updates to network equipment linking the main campus with PRC. No service outages are expected.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UT Lists planned maintenance
Service: UT Lists
Description: The UT Lists mailing list service at utlists.utexas.edu will undergo routine service maintenance. List mail delivery and access to the Web interface at https://utlists.utexas.edu may be unavailable ... (more)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
PyPE Deployment Interface maintenance
Service: Python Production Environment (PyPE)
Description: The deployment interface will undergo maintenance to implement new functionality. Deployed applications will not be affected.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CUMMINS - Generator Coolant Changes
Service: University Data Center
Description: UDC-FAC Personnel along with CUMMINS Southern Plains will be performing Planned - Non-Disruptive generator maintenance on generators 1&2 during normal business hours. Only one generator at a time ... (more)
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
FTP Server Maintenance
Service: FTP Server
Description: On Friday, February 14, OS and firmware updates will be applied to ftp.utexas.edu. ftp/rsync/http will be unavailable between 7:30-8:30am.
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
EWDE Maintenance
Service: Enterprise Whole Disk Encryption
Description: Enterprise Whole disk Encryption serviece (SecureDoc) maintenance

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