Warning: Phishing Mails circulating
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201512211411
Time: 21.12.2015, 2:11 p.m.
Affected: Users of University of Göttingen
Impact: Logon credentials may get spied

Currently emails are posted, which pretend to be send from GWDG or Göttingen University und which are prompting the recipients to enter [...]


Season´s Greetings
in Top News

Weihnachtsbaum in verschneiter NachtWe wish all our users a Merry Christmas, a good start in the New Year and for 2016 a lot of luck, happiness, success and health. [...]




Warning: printers are currently abused
in Operating news, Security

Message-Id: 201512161600
Time: 16.12.2015, 16:00
Affected: Printers within the IP range of 134.76.0.0/16
ImpactHundreds of pages are printed full of nonsense

Currently printers in the University of Göttingen are attacked: A user “admin” sends printjobs [...]


Information: Restricting of UNIX-Mail service “mailer.gwdg.de” or “mailer.mpg.de” for general user operation
in Email, Operating news

Message-Id: 201512120900
Time: 16.12.2015, 9:00 am
Affected: Users of UNIX-Mail servers “mailer.gwdg.de” or “mailer.mpg.de” (not Exchange!)
Impact: Gradual limitation of Sending E-mails

Sending of e-mails through UNIX-Mail server “mailer.gwdg.de” or “mailer.mpg.de” for general user operations will be gradually limited. In [...]


Information: Enhanced Spam- and Virus Filtering
in Email, Operating news

Message-Id: 201512121500
Time: 15.12.2015, 3:00 p.m.
Affected: Users of Spam- and Virus Filter Services, specially users with e-mail addresses “@gwdg.de”
Impact: Enhanced Spam- and Virus Filtering

To improve Spam- and Virus Filtering Services, new filtering instances have been set up [...]


SharePoint maintenance completed
in Operating news

Time: 10.12.2015, 5:00 p.m. – 10.12.2015 12:00 p.m.
Affected: SharePoint farm
Impact: All site colllections are not available

Urgent Update of SharePoint

As announced GWDG SharePoint Farm maintenance has been carried out and has successfully been finished. All site collections [...]


Information: Data center closed due to staff meeting
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201512101445
Time: 12-14-2015, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Affected: Customers of GWDG
Impact: User areas and printer inaccessible, telephone hotline unreachable

Due to a staff meeting the data center will be closed during the period mentioned above. Furthermore, the [...]



Upgrade of ipam.gwdg.de on 12/10/2015
in Operating news

Dear users,

during our maintenance sheudule on thursday, Dec. 10 at 5pm, the IPAM system (ipam.gwdg.de) will be upgraded from version 4.0.6 to 8.0 and is therefore not available for approx. 1 hour.

The DNS- and DHCP-services won’t be affected. [...]


Dezember issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News

The Dezember issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • Optimization of StorNext environment
  • New Aleph version 22 online
  • VMware – five steps to your virtual machine
  • Usage of Liferay permission system
[...]



Störung im Mailverkehr
in Operating news

Heute gegen 16:10 Uhr und 16:30 Uhr ist es für jeweils ca. 5 Minuten aufgrund einer Fehlkonfiguration zu einer Störung im Mailverkehr gekommen. Dabei wurden versehentlich alle E-Mails abgelehnt.

Wir bitten, die Unannehmlichkeiten zu entschuldigen. [...]


SharePoint Maintenance on December 10th, 2015
in Operating news

Time: 10.12.2015, 5:00 p.m. – 10.12.2015 12:00 p.m.
Affected: SharePoint farm
Impact: All SiteColllections will not be available

Urgent Update of SharePoint

Between 10.12.2015, 5:00 p.m and approx. 12:00 p.m. the GWDG SharePoint farm will be under maintenance. In order [...]