Maintenance: FreeBSD Server Maintenance on 24.03.2016
in Operating news

Message-ID: 201603221720
Time: 24.03.2016, 5:00 p.m. – 24.03.2016 7:00 p.m.
Affected: FreeBSD server farm
Impact: Print service, Samba server, UNIX dialog server, news server, www cache and media server not available for short-term

Between 24.03.2016, 5:00 p.m and approx. 7:00


Warning: Phishing Mails circulating 19. März 2016, 10:50
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201604121046
Time: 14.05.2016, 8:01 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 [...]

Maintenance completed: SharePoint maintenance
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Message-ID: 201602230830
Time: 17.03.2016, 5:00 p.m. – 17.03.2016 7:00 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 successfully been finished. All site collections [...]

Maintenance: Website
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Message-ID: 201603161025
Time: 17.03.2016, 7:00 – 17.03.2016 9:00
Impact: Website not available

On 17. March 2016 our website receives an update, which will result to restrictions on the use of during the early morning.

This update includes [...]

Information: Data center closed due to staff meeting
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Message-Id: 201603140830
Time: 03-14-2016, 09:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Affected: Customers of GWDG
Impact: Administration, 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,  [...]

Information: Special Poster Printing closed down
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Message-Id: 201603111400
Time: 11.03.2016, 02:00 pm
Affected: Special Poster Printing closed down
Impact: Printing on photo paper and on 61 cm paper roll will not offered anymore

Causing technical malfunction on the printer Canon iPF 8100 and low demand the [...]

March issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News

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

It contains among others the following Topics:

  • Improvements for the Password policy of the University of Göttingen
  • Persistent Identifier im Forschungsdaten-Management
  • Metadata Quality in Europeana
  • Accessing IMB Notes databases

Malfunction: Group Drives
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Message-No.: 201603071604
Time:  Mar 7th, 2016, since 2:20 p.m.
Affected: Some group drives
Impact: severe delays in case of access

Currently there are some problems affecting some group drives resulting in slow or no access. Reasons are still unkown, but [...]

Malfunction: Mailausfall
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Message-Id: 201603071029
Time: 07.03.2016
Affected: etwa 40 Mail-Benutzer
Impact: kein Zugriff auf die Mailbox

Es sind zur Zeit zwei Datenbanken ausgefallen und somit sind neu angelegte Accounts im Moment ohne Zugriff. Es wird keinen E-Mailverlust geben.

Wir bemühen uns, das [...]

Behoben: Probleme im Windows-File-Cluster
in Fileservice, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201603041730
Zeitraum: 04.03.2016, 14:40 Uhr – 04.03.2016, 17:30 Uhr
Betroffen: Windows-Netzlaufwerke
Auswirkungen: kein Zugriff auf winfs-xx Netzlaufwerke

Die Störungen im Windows-File-Cluster wurden behoben, die persönlichen Windows-Netzlaufwerke stehen wieder zur Verfügung. Wir bitten dieses technische Problem [...]