This morning at approxmiately 8:20 PST, the old Solaris listhost server was shutdown and powered off. All mailing lists were migrated yesterday to a new listhost.ups.edu running Linux on our VMware cluster.
Monthly Archives: December 2009
[Completed] Math/CS Website Move 12/21/09
All sites were moved successfully by noon.
On Monday December 21st all Math and CS websites, including faculty sites, will be moved to an upgraded server (from orion to userweb). The move will take place between 8 AM and 12 noon. All effected were contacted last week.
[Complete] Mailing List Outage 12/22/09
Update at 4:30 PM — All testing was successful, migration completed.
Updated at 3:30 PM — All changes have been made and lists should be fully available once again, but we are continuing to test and verify all is working properly.
On Tuesday, December 22nd 2009 between noon and 5:00 PM, email lists hosted on listhost.ups.edu will be moved to a new server. During this time new email sent to email lists will be held until the service migration is complete. If possible, please do not post messages to email lists during this time.
Refer back to this post on Tuesday for updated information.
New certificates installed for cascade and chinook
Mike Carroll installed new certificates for cascade.ups.edu and chinook.ups.edu (sso and dip).
The new cascade certificate will expire 10/13/2011.
[Resolved] Cascade Web and Cascade Web Forms are down
Cascade Web and Cascade Web Forms went down approximately 2:30 p.m. this afternoon. We are investigating the problem and will have it back up as soon as we can.
Services were restored at about 4 p.m. Causes are unknown at this time but we will continue to investigate what happened.
NOVPN Group Activated in RADIS
Just added a new policy to the Internet Authentication Service – Remote Access Policies to not allow users of the “novpn” AD group to use VPN.
[Complete] Pre-Production Maintenance Window 12/10/09, 7am-9am
All maintenance work was completed by 8:30 am this morning. Please contact TechHelp (x8585) if you experience any problems as a result of this change.
On Thursday December 10th from 7am-9am all preproduction servers are to be patched. This means that all test systems may be intermittently or entirely unavailable during this time. Most users will not be impacted, as most users do not have access to preproduction servers. Specifically, the following servers will be impacted:
CBORD upgrade schedule for 12/20-1/4
12/21 – Odyssey database purge
12/22 – Micros version Upgrade 0530
1/4 – Odyssey version Upgrade TBD
Orion Server Coredump 12/03/09
Today at approximately 4pm the server orion.ups.edu (also known as tock.ups.edu) crashed and rebooted. Everything seems to have came back properly, but unexpected behavior may be experienced. Please contact TechHelp at x8585 if you experience problems with Orion.
[Complete] Maintenance Window 12/20/09
Updated 12/20/09 @ 11:15 AM
As of 11:00 AM all services are back online, earlier than expected. Please contact TechHelp at x8585 if you see any problems with university services.
The next production maintenance window is Sunday, December 20, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
From 8:00 AM to Noon, all services may be intermittently or entirely unavailable, including:
- Personal and departmental file shares (on Alexandria and Merlin2)
- Database Applications: Cascade, FAMIS, Millennium, and Banner
BJP bounced – 12/3/2009
BJP was modified to error appropriately when a runrep command fails. BJP was stopped and restarted at 12:30 pm for the new code to take effect.
Resolved: Mail list services unavailable (listhost.ups.edu)
As of noon today all mail list services are back online. Please contact TechHelp at x8585 if you continue to experience problems with lists.
Early this morning our mail list server had a problem and is not working properly. We are working on resolving the issue, but it is not likely to be resolved before 5pm today. We will update this post as we have more information.
[Resolved] ResNet Internet Disruptions 12/3/09
The ResNet internet connection was down from 12:00 midnight to 3:00 AM this morning. Service has been restored.
wiki.ups.edu moved to new server, userweb.pugetsound.edu
Today between 5pm and 6pm wiki.ups.edu was moved over to userweb.pugetsound.edu. No problems were encountered, but please let us know if you encounter issues.
Nick Webb x3185
Crm restarted 12/1/2009
Both Crm11ip instance and Crm App had to be restarted due to the exceeded processes on the databasee. The problem was caused by the returning mails sent last week.