Malfunction: not available
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202207311106
Time: 31st July 2022, from about 11 a.m.
Affected: Users of
Impact: Service is not available

Due to a malfunction of, the service is temporarily not available. We are working on a solution. [...]

Maintenance completed: SharePoint
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202207150830
Time: 30.07.2022 07:00 – 22:20
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 any restrictions. [...]

Malfunction resolved: vCenter
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202207251210
Time: 25.07.2022, 8:20 am to 12 pm
Affected: users of the vCenter
Impact: none anymore

The issue regarding the vCenter connection is resolved. Please excuse the disruption.

Background information:

Due to an error in connection with the [...]

Malfunction vCenter
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202207250846
Time: 25.07.2022, seit 08:20 Uhr
Affected: User of vCenter
Impact: access to the vCenter is interrupted

Currently, there is an issue while connecting tot he vcenter. Your VMs are not affected.

We are working in the issue. [...]

Problem: NFS-Shares in the Unix-Fileservice
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202207221105
Time: 22.07.2022
Affected: Access to NFS shares of and in the UNIX
file service.
Impact: Access severely delayed or partly not possible.

Due to side effects of an overload situation, access to NFS shares of [...]

DLR puts new supercomputer into operation in Göttingen
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The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has put the new supercomputer CARO into operation in Göttingen on July 18, 2022. The high-performance computer was officially handed over to DLR during a start-up ceremony attended by high-ranking representatives of the German federal [...]

Malfunction: Windows Login Failure in Active Directory
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202007190907
since 18.07., 4:00 p.m.
Affected: GWDG users at the University of Göttingen
Impact: No login to Windows computers possible

Currently there are sporadic problems with logging on to Windows computers in the Active Directory.

We are working [...]

Maintenance: SharePoint Maintenance on 30.07.2022
in All, Operating news

Message-Id: 202207150830
Time: 30.07.2022 07:00 – 18:00
Affected: SharePoint farms
Impact: All website collections will temporarily unavailable

The GWDG SharePoint farms will be under maintenance and will be not available. This will affect all Site-Collections starting with one of the [...]

Warning: Phishing e-mail in circulation
in All, Email, Operating news, Security

Message-Id: 202207140924
Time: 14.07.2022
Affected: All GWDG users
Impact: Delivery of a phishing e-mail

There is currently another phishing e-mail in circulation. We especially want to draw attention to e-mails where the sender pretends to be a colleague or superior


Maintenance work finished: ShareLaTex
in All, Operating news

Message-Id: 202207121845
Time: As of now
Affected: All users of the service
Impact: The service is available again

After some problems during the maintenance work, these could now be completed successfully. The service is now available again in the updated [...]

Maintenance: Update: ShareLaTex
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Message-Id: 202207121740
Time: 12.07.2022 presumably until 7pm
Affected: All users of GWDG ShareLaTex/Overleaf
Impact: Service is unavailable

There are currently problems with the maintenance of the ShareLaTex service. The maintenance will be delayed until 19:00 at the latest. The service [...]

Information: Analysis of the network failure this morning
in All

Message-Id: 202208071615
Time: Thu 7.7. 16:20 - 16:25, Fri 8.7. 8:12 - 9:30 and 8:12 - 14 (WiFi only)
Affected: GÖNET devices
Impact: Severe impairment of network connection and WiFi failure in some buildings until around 2 p.m.


Unfortunately [...]

GWDG at the 5th Night of Knowledge
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Finally, the time has come again! On Saturday, July 9th, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to midnight, the scientific institutions on the Göttingen Campus will present themselves to visitors of all ages with more than 420 program points at 34 different [...]