Interference: Multiple GWDG services
in All

Meldungsnummer: 201812171000
Zeitraum: 17.12.2018, ab 10:00 Uhr
Betroffen: Several services of the GWDG
Auswirkungen: Several GWDG services may not be available.

Due to work on the technical infrastructure in the telecommunications centre that has become urgently necessary at short notice, [...]

Maintenance completed: SharePoint maintenance
in Operating news

Message-ID: 201812031530
Time: 13.12.2018 start 5 p.m.
Affected: SharePoint farm
Impact: All SiteColllections were temporarily not available

SharePoint maintenance

As announced GWDG SharePoint Farm maintenance has been carried out and has been finished. All site collections are available again without [...]

Maintenance completed: Trouble Ticket System OTRS
in Operating news

MessageID: 201812131800
Time: 13.12.2018, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Affected: Trouble Ticket System OTRS
Impact: ticket processing possible, OTRS web interface accessable

The maintenance work on the trouble ticket system OTRS of the GWDG has been completed. The system is [...]

December issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News

The December issue of the GWDG News has just been published. It contains among others the following Topics:

  • GWDG Cloud Server – Part 2: Getting Started in the Cloud
  • Enhancing Assurance Level in a Federated Environment through a Central Proxy

Maintenance: VPN
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201812111600
Time: 13.12.2018, 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Affected: VPN-Access via
Impact: Short disruption of VPN services for new and existing connections

Due to a configuration adjustment, the vpn service will be disrupted on 13.12. between 5:00 pm [...]

Maintenance: Trouble Ticket System OTRS on 13.12.2018
in Operating news

MessageID: 201812101550
Time: 13.12.2018, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Affected: Trouble Ticket System OTRS
Impact: ticket processing delayed, OTRS web interface unaccessable

On 13.12.2018 between 5:00 p.m. and approx. 6:30 p.m. the GWDG trouble ticket system OTRS will [...]

in Operating news


Due to a mandatory system update thursday starting at 4 p.m. there might be a short
disruption while using

Thank you for your patience. [...]

Maintenance: SharePoint Maintenance on 13.12.2018
in Fileservice, Operating news

SharePoint maintenance

The GWDG SharePoint farm will be under maintenance and may be not available. This will affect all Site-Collections starting with one of thefollowing URLs:

We will inform you about the status [...]

Maintenance: Shibboleth
in Operating news

On 29.11. the Shibboleth Identity Provider of GWDG will be migrated to another software.
This can lead to short-term unavailability and it is possible that a new login is required.
The visual appearance also changes considerably and now resembles that [...]

Rat für Informationsinfrastrukturen begrüßt nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur
in Top News

Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz von Bund und Ländern schafft Voraussetzung für zukunftsweisende datenbasierte Forschung

Der Rat für Informationsinfrastrukturen (RfII) begrüßt die am Freitag bekannt gegebene Bund-Länder-Vereinbarung zur Errichtung einer Nationalen Forschungs­dateninfrastruktur (NFDI) als mutigen Schritt und große Chance für das deutsche Wissenschaftssystem. [...]

Information: failure of the internet connection
in Network, Operating news

Time: 21.11.2018, 11:40 am till 11:55 am
Affected: users in GÖNET
Impact: no internet connection

On 21.11.2018 a failure of the internet connection occurred due to a misconfiguration on the central firewall between 11:40 am and 11:50 [...]