Maintenance: 2023-07-25 6:00pm CEST

Added by Jan Sellmann 7 months ago

Dear users,

there will be a maintenance of this site, starting on Tuesday 2023-07-25 at about 6:00pm CEST. The starting time may be delayed a bit (roughly up to one hour). We expect the this service to be available again after a downtime of roughly 2 - 4 hours but the downtime could last longer.

Jan Sellmann for Central IT Services of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Major Maintenance: 2022-11-11 6:00 - 2022-11-14 12:00 CET

Added by Jan Sellmann over 1 year ago

Dear users,

due to a long planned power outage, this system will be unavailable from

Friday, 11th of November 6 am CET


Monday, 14th of November 12 am CET

(If things go well, we might be back late in the evening of Sunday, 13th of November - so you might give it a quick try, if you have urgent stuff to do here)

See you on Monday,

Jan Sellmann for Central IT Services of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Maintenance of this system (2021-03-26 16:00 - 18:00)

Added by Jan Sellmann almost 3 years ago

We need to update the software Redmine running on to a newer version (and in the course upgrade the operating system and service software).

What will happen:

- upgrade of OS and software on


- Friday, March 26th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Who/What is affected:

- The connection to Redmine on will
not be possible during the maintenance.

It could be that we do not need the full two hours on Friday afternoon, we will notify you by email when the maintenance should be finished ahead of schedule.

Maintenance and Renaming of

Added by Alexander Bugl almost 6 years ago

What will happen:

  • upgrade of the Subversion server
  • renaming of the Subversion server to


  • Tuesday, April 10th, 8 am - 9:30 am

Who/What is affected:

  • Subversion on the server has been upgraded to v1.8
  • The machine has been renamed to

What to do after the maintenance:

If you are still using SVN repositories, then you should prepare them for future use:
  • You might need to accept a new SSL server certificate after svn commands:
    $ svn update
    Updating '.':
    Error validating server certificate for '':
     - The certificate is not issued by a trusted authority. Use the
       fingerprint to validate the certificate manually!
    Certificate information:
     - Hostname:
     - Valid: from Apr  6 12:26:43 2018 GMT until Jul  9 12:26:43 2020 GMT
     - Issuer: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Muenchen, Bayern, DE
     - Fingerprint: 87:7E:34:73:AC:47:C8:0A:CA:D1:48:27:90:B9:2F:DB:8F:31:29:2C
  • The repositories might need to be upgraded:
    $ svn upgrade
  • if you are still using SVN repositories, then these repositories might need to be relocated using svn relocate after the maintenance, e.g. for repository libmtime:
    $ svn relocate

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