Information: GWDG availability at Pentecost
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202005290805
Time: 31.05. – 01.06.2020
Affected: Users of the GWDG
Impact: Reduced availabiltiy of the GWDG service hotline

The GWDG service hotline will not be available on 31.05. and 01.06.2020. If you need to contact the GWDG please use [...]




Information: Availability on Ascension Day
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202005201810
Time: 21.05.2020
Affected: Users of the GWDG
Impact: Reduced availability of the GWDG support

The GWDG support hotline will not be available on Thursday, 21.05.2020. If you need to contact the GWDG please use the ticket system at [...]





Maintenance: Update on the DNS resolver ns2.gwdg.de
in All, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 2020051910003871
Zeitraum: 19.05.2020, 8 - 9 pm
Betroffen: DNS Resolver ns2.gwdg.de,134.76.33.21
Auswirkungen: Ns2 does not resolve DNS requests for 10 minutes

Due to critical security gaps, our DNS resolvers unfortunately have to be updated at short notice and outside [...]





Online event of the eResearch Lab on 12.05.2020
in Top News

On May 12, 2020 from 9-10 am, the Göttingen eResearch Alliance (eRA) will perform a test of an online training workshop on Research Data Management through BigBlueButton in the context of the “eResearch Lab”. The topics of the training will [...]


Maintenance completed: vpn.gwdg.de, 9 May 2020
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202005091044
Time: Saturday, 9 May 2020, 11am - 2pm
Affected: vpn.gwdg.de
Impact: No impact, according to experience and the manufacturer

The service “vpn.gwdg.de” has been updated successfully.

It is now fully operational again. [...]


Maintenance: central firewall, 11 May 2020, 8pm – 9pm
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202005091050
Time: Monday, 11 May 2020, 8pm - 9pm
Affected: All networks behind the central firewall (all GWDG services, all university institutes, WLAN)
Impact: None on schedule; possibly individual disconnections

Due to security gaps in the currently used firmware [...]


Maintenance: vpn.gwdg.de, 9 May 2020, 11am – 2pm
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202005091044
Time: Saturday, 9 May 2020, 11am - 2pm
Affected: vpn.gwdg.de
Impact: No impact, according to experience and the manufacturer

There ist an urgent security update on Saturday, May 9th, 2020 on **vpn.gwdg.de**.

The vpn.gwdg.de service is designed redundantly. [...]






April/May issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News

The April/May issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • Tools and Services of the GWDG for Mobile Working during the Corona Crisis
  • Chat and Videoconferencing with Microsoft Teams
  • Introduction to the
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