Information: Update to ownCloud Version 10
in Cloud, Operating news

Message-Id: 201712271100
Time: 28.12.2017, 10am – 4pm
Affected: Users of ownCloud
Impact: Service not available

On Dec 28th from 10am till 4pm, we will update ownCloud to Version 10.0.4

New features:

  • Custom groups
  • OnlyOffice (alpha)
  • Authentification via oAuth (this requires

[Warning] Phishingmail circulating
in Email, Operating news, Security

Meldungsnummer: 201712220840
Zeitraum: 21.12.2017
Betroffen: Users with GWDG mail account
Auswirkungen: Received a phishing mail

Unfortunately, the following phishing e-mail was delivered to some of our users yesterday:



Dear [username],

Server abuse notification for [mail@uni-goettingen] has been triggered. [...]

Season´s Greetings
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Christmas. Santa Claus with a laptop reading a letter and drinking teaWe wish all our users a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and good luck, happiness, success and above all health for 2018. [...]

Störung: E-Mail-Empfang
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Aufgrund einer Störung seitens des DFN werden seit gestern Nacht E-Mails von extern auf den Servern der GWDG nicht zugestellt.

Die Techniker des DFN arbeiten bereits an der Lösung des Problems. Die Störung sollte in wenigen Minuten behoben sein.


Störung behoben:
in All, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 201712071345
Zeitraum: 07.12.2017, 13:45 Uhr – 18:00 Uhr
Betroffen: Alle Benutzer
Auswirkungen: Zugriff wieder möglich

Aufgrund eines SVN Repositories mit einer großen binären Datei (>1GB) wurde der Server stark verlangsamt und war in Folge dessen nicht mehr erreichbar.

Der [...]

Maintenance completed: central services on 07.12.2017
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201711291503
Time: 07.12.2017, 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Affected: FreeBSD server farm
Impact: Print service, Samba server, UNIX dialog server, news server, www cache and media server available.

The maintenance work on central services has been completed. [...]

DARIAH-DE Repository started
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From now on, humanities and cultural scientists can store their research data in the DARIAH-DE Repository on a permanent, further usable and referencable basis. Data collected in the course of research projects can be administered and published by scientists and [...]

Solved: Owncloud
in All, Cloud

MessageID: 201712050815
Time: 05.12.2017 ab 8:15
Affected:  Owncloud user
Impact: service available

The owncloud service is now available again. [...]

Malfunction: Owncloud
in Cloud, Operating news, OS

MessageID: 201712050815
Time: 05.12.2017 ab 8:15
Affected:  Owncloud user
Impact: no connection

At the moment, there is no connection to the Ownclod service.

We are already working on the problem. [...]