in Operating news

Message-Id: 201910241300
Time: October 24th 2019, 5pm to 6pm
Affected: users of the service
Impact: short non-availability

Because of an update, the service will be unavailable for a short time period today, the 24th of October, between 5pm and [...]

Maintenance: Exchange Reconfiguration
in Email, Operating news

Message-Id: 201910241035
Time: Oct 26th, 2019, from 10 a.m.
Affected: Exchange users
Impact: Short connection losses

As part of the optimization work on the Exchange environment, a new,
very powerful load balancer has already been put into [...]

Information: Exchange logon and access issues
in Operating news

Message number: 201910231530
Period: from Oct 22nd, 2019
Affected: Exchange users
Impact: sporadic and temporary logon and access issuesSince October 22nd, 2019, Exchange users are affected by increasing
sporadic and temporary login or access issues. These issues are
observed in

October issue of the GWDG News published
in Top News

The October issue of the GWDG News has just been published.
It contains among others the following Topics:
  • Important Change for E-Mail Filtering
  • EU Project “Open Forecast“ Taps Open Data for New Applications
  • OER and IT Summercamp of the Project

Solved: Sophos Enterprise Console
in All, Security

Message-Id: 201910141300
Affected: Sophos Enterprise Console User
Impact: Sophos Enterprise Console is working again

The malfunction was caused by a corrupt database which was successfully restored. [...]

Malfunction: Sophos Enterprise Console
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201910141300
Affected: Sophos Enterprise Console User
Impact: Sophos Enterprise Console unusable

For unknown reasons, Sophos Enterprise Console on the remote desktop server GWD-WinTS3 is not working.
We are working to resolve the problem and apologize for the inconvenience.
Updating [...]

Data centre closed on German Unity Day
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201910011745
Time: 10-03-2019
Affected: Customers of the GWDG
Impact: Data centre closed and service hotline not available by phone

The data centre of the GWDG will be closed on 03.10.2019, the German Unity Day. We kindly ask all our [...]

Information: Email filtering
in All, Operating news, Security

Meldungsnummer: 201909301446
Zeitraum: 30.09.2019
Betroffen: Information E-Mail Nutzung

Due to the actual threats situation and in accordance with Max-Planck-Society and Georg-August-University Göttingen GWDG changes the filtering of email messages, which users of MPG, University and GWDG receive from external senders [...]

Information: Email filtering
in Security

Message-Id: 201909301446
Time: 30.09.2019
Affected: Information E-Mail Usage

Translation will follow in short term.


Ab dem 30.10.2019 ändert die GWDG auf Grund der aktuellen Gefahrenlage in Abstimmung mit der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft und der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen die Filterung von E-Mails [...]

Backup large format printer HP z6200ps out of service
in Operating news

Message-Id: 201909271115
Time: from 23.08.2019
Affected: print-queues zcpils62, zcixls62 and zcip4s62
Impact: no printing in these queues is possible

Printing in the mentioned queues is not possible. Print jobs on these queues will not be executed. We are waiting for [...]