August/September issue of the GWDG news published
in Top News

The August/September issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • Microsoft 365 with Office for the University of Göttingen
  • Kubernetes with Rancher at the GWDG – Part 3: Deploy a Workload
  • Mapping

IT Security Awareness Days from 04.10. – 12.11.2021
in Top News

Several German universities, including the University of Göttingen / GWDG, are jointly organizing the IT Security Awareness Days as a cross-university public online event series for the second time from October 4 – November 12, 2021. The 25 lecture topics [...]

Störung: Geneious Lizenz-Server
in All, Operating news

Meldungsnummer: 202109271314
Zeitraum: 27.09.2021 ab 10:00 Uhr
Betroffen: Nutzer von Geneious
Auswirkungen: Software kann nicht lizensiert werden

Der Geneious Lizenz-Server hat eine Störung. Wir arbeiten an einer Lösung. Bitte haben Sie ein wenig Geduld. [...]

Maintenance completed: SharePoint
in All, Operating news

Message-Id: 202109150930
Time: 25.09.2021, 7 am – 6 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 [...]

Maintenance completed: VMware vCenter Server Appliance
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Message-ID: 202109231855
Time period: 23.09.2021, 5 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Affected: VCenter users
Impact: no / limited use possible

The maintenance of the vCenter was delayed due to technical problems, but has now been completed. The vCenter is now fully [...]

Maintenance: VMware vCenter Server Appliance
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202109231559
Time: 23.09.2021, 5pm to 5.30 pm
Affected: users of the vCenter
Impact: no/limited availability

The vCenter won’t be or will only be available to a limited extend between 5pm and 5:30pm today due to maintenance.
The maintenance is [...]

Malfunction solved: BigBlueButton
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202109231317
Time: 22.09.2021, 7.15 pm to about 8.05 pm
Affected: users of BBB
Impact: no start or entering of new meetings

GWDG-Meet and connected services were partially disrupted due to an operating system error of the central API server [...]

Maintenance: HedgeDoc /
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202109211207
Time: 21.09.2021, 5pm to 6pm
Affected: users of
Impact: service will be unavailable

Due to maintenance work the service will be unavailable from 5 pm until 6 pm. [...]

Information: Restructuring of the OTRS
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Meldungsnummer: 202109171130
Zeitraum: 09/20/2021 8 to 4 PM
Betroffen: Ticket processing of the GWDG
Auswirkungen: Restricted ticket processing

Due to work on the ticket system, delays in response cannot be ruled out. [...]

Maintenance iOS and macOS client management
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Message-Id: 202109161818
Time: complete
Affected: iOS and macOS client management
Impact: The update to the current version 10.32.1 of jamf Pro has been completed successfully. [...]

Maintenance: Upgrade of (Grafana)
in Operating news

Message-ID: 202109151500
Time: Maintenance window Thursday, 16.09.2021, 18:00 – 18:30
Affected: Users of
Impact: Web-UI (Grafana) of not accessible

Due to an upgrade of Grafana (v7.5.7 -> v8.1.3) the web interface of will not be available for [...]

in All, Operating news

Message-Id: 202109151605
Time: 15.09.2021 from 4 pm
Affected: All users of
Impact: Service may be unavailable

The acces to is currently not working. We are working on a solution. [...]