Maintenance on Website

Message-Id: 201602190900
Time: Feb 23th, 2016 – Feb 23th, 2016
Affected: GWDG Website
Impact: https://www.gwdg.de not available

On 23. February 2016 our website will receive a major update, which will result in restricted access to http://www.gwdg.de.

This update fixes the following issues, which appeared under certain circumstances:

– changing the user password was not possible if the current password has been saved in Safari browser,
– the login took unexpectedly long time to complete,
– a login was not possible after successfully registering a new account,
– validation of an e-mail address was not possible,
– not all assigned permissions were automatically available after successful login.

This update also prepares the integration of related GWDG services. More informations will follow.

During the update, the news site (info.gwdg.de/news), the wiki (info.gwdg.de/docs), the FAQ (info.gwdg.de/faq), and our support remain available.