Behoben: Störung Sophos
in Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201711270830
Zeitraum: seit 19.11.2017
Betroffen: Über die Enterprise Konsole verwaltete Rechner im Active Directory
Auswirkungen: aktuelle Virendefinitionen werden wieder an alle Rechner verteilt.

Der Fehler wurde mit Unterstützung von Sophos behoben. [...]

Maintenance: central services on 07.12.2017
in Operating news, Operating news

Message-Id: 201711291503
Time: 07.12.2017, 5:00 p.m. – 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 07.12.2017, 5:00 p.m and approx. 7:00 p.m. [...]

Maintenance: GWDG Project Management Service
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201711301700
Time: 30.11.2017, 17:00 – 18:00 o’clock
Impact: No access

On Thursday (2017/30/11) the GWDG Project Management Service will be offline between 17:00 and 18:00 o’clock. Both projects and the git/svn repositories that are located on [...]

Störung: Sophos
in Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201711270830
Zeitraum: seit 19.11.2017
Betroffen: Über die Enterprise Konsole verwaltete Rechner im Active Directory
Auswirkungen: aktuelle Virendefinitionen werden nicht eingespielt

Zurzeit kommt es zu Problemen bei der Übertragung von neuen Viren-Erkennungsdateien in der Sophos Enterprise Konsole.

Wir arbeiten mit [...]

Wartung beendet: Rechenzentrumsnetz am 23.11.2017
in All, Network, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201711211300
Zeitraum: 23.11.2017, 17:00 Uhr – 17:30 Uhr
Betroffen: Anschlüsse der Server-Netze für Exchange-Server, Dialog-Server, Fileserver-Management, SharePoint
Auswirkungen: Kurze Unterbrechung der Anschlüsse der drei Netze für wenige Sekunden

Die Wartungsarbeiten wurden um 17:30 Uhr wie geplant abgeschlossen. [...]

Maintenance: Group Drives on Nov 30th, 2017
in Fileservice, Operating news

Message-Id: 201711171323
Time: Nov 30th, 2017, after 5 p.m.
Affected: Some group drivers (see below)
Impact: No access

After having done some preliminary work last week, next steps will follow: Due to maintenance work to improve performance, the following group [...]

Störung: Ausfall Fileservice
in Fileservice, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201711171305
Zeitraum: 17.11.2017
Betroffen: Alle GWDG-Nutzer
Auswirkungen: Fileservice ist langsam oder nicht zu erreichen

Momentan kommt es zu Problemen beim Fileservice.

Wir arbeiten mit Hochdruck an einer Lösung [...]

November issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News, Top News

The November issue of the GWDG News has just been published.It contains among others the following Topics:
  • vSphere-AutoDeploy
  • Numerically Intensive Simulations on an Integrated Compute Infrastructure
  • Euro-Par 2019 in Göttingen
  • 34th IT Meeting of the Max Planck Institutes in Göttingen

Information: New DNS entry for
in Operating news, Operating news

Message-Id: 201711161746
Time: 20.11.2017
Affected: User of login server
Impact: Change target destination to

On Monday, 20.11.2017 the DNS entry will be moved from to The gwdu05 will be available for a transitional period.

Current [...]

Malfunction: R-Studio-Server
in Operating news, Operating news


Since this morning, the R-Studio server ( has a presumably software-related malfunction, so that most of jobs crashes.
The server will remain down until this problem is solved. Please use R on the Linux computers of [...]

Solved: IDM Portal not available
in Operating news

Message-ID: 201711160918
Time: 16.11.2017, 09:15 a.m to 10:20 a. m.
Affected: IDM – Portal
Impact: IDM Portal is available again

The problem has been fixed and the server is now available again.

We apologize for the inconvenience. [...]

IDM Portal not available
in Operating news, Operating news

Message-ID: 201711160918
Time: 16.11.2017, 09:18 a.m.
Affected: IDM – Portal
ImpactIDM Portal not available

Due to errors during the installation of Windows updates the IdM Portal is currently not available.
We are currently working on [...]

Störung: eduroam
in Operating news, Network, Operating news

Message-ID: 201711151130
Time: 15.11.2017, 11:30 Uhr
Affected: eduroam-users
Impact: connection problems with eduroam

There are connection problems with eduroam at some locations.
We apologize for any inconveniences caused and are working on a solution. [...]

Course program 2018 published
in Top News, Top News

The GWDG course program for 2018 has been published. It again offers a wide range of courses for efficient use of hardware, software and networks.

If you have requests for other courses that are not included in the current course [...]

Maintenance completed: SharePoint maintenance
in Operating news, Operating news

Message-ID: 201710270750
Time: 09.11.2017 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