New functions in URL Shortener
in AcademicCloud, Top News

In the new version of our service for creating shortened links (URLs) additional functions are available. After creating a short URL, it was previously not possible to edit it  further. Once created, URLs remained retrievable in perpetuity. With the new [...]


Maintenance completed: SharePoint
in Operating news, Operating news

Message-Id: 202202090800
Time: 27.02.2022, 7 am – 3:15 pm
Affected: SharePoint Farm
Impact: All website collections were temporarily unavailable

As announced, GWDG SharePoint Farm maintenance has been carried out and has finished successfully.
All site collections are available again without [...]







DLR super computer placed 135th in world ranking
in Top News, Top News

The new super computer “CARO” of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) which is operated by the GWDG scored the 135th place in the TOP500 list of the fastest computing systems worldwide. During the test operation the high-performance compute cluster hit [...]


Warning: Phishing mail
in Operating news, Email, Operating news, Security

Message-Id: 202202220935
Time: 22.02.20222 since 09:35 a.m.
Affected: All GWDG users
Impact: Delivery of Phishing Mail

There is currently another phishing e-mail in circulation.
https://info.gwdg.de/docs/doku.php?id=en:services:it_security:current_phishing-emails:start [...]



January/February issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News, Top News

The January/February issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • First HPC Workshop Week 2021
  • Kubernetes with Rancher at the GWDG – Part 5: Certificate Management
  • New Apprenticeship Offer at the GWDG
[...]








Maintenance: Perimeter-firewall
in All, Operating news, Network, Operating news

Message-Id: 202202142111
Time: Thursday 17.2., 6 pm to 10 pm
Affected: network access at Uni, UMG, GWDG; WLAN at Uni-Campus; GWDG services
Impact: multiple disconnects of some connections

Two central network devices are being exchanged for more powerful ones, with [...]