migration of prefix 11858 Handles

Migration of all Handles under prefix 11858 on January 9th 2018 at 03:00 p.m. CET we already announced the complete migration of the remaining Handles under prefix 11858 into dedicated 21.XXXXX prefixes that provide ePIC API Version 2 and/or the Handle API. The Handles under prefix 11858 remain resolvable all the time of course by … [Read more…]

Planned maintenance of SURFsara’s EPIC PID service at November 1st 2017 9:00 – 16:00 CET

Due to scheduled maintenance of SURFsara’s EPIC PID service, the service functionality will be partially unavailable or have reduced performance during these operations. The maintenance is done in order to: – update the operating system of the nodes – replace the host certificates of the machines. They will expire in December. The old certificates are … [Read more…]

Service maintenance for prefix 11858 at GWDG, Oct. 5th 2017

We scheduled a 24h server maintenance at GWDG from Thursday October 5th 15:00 to Friday October 6th 15:00. During the maintenance the registration and update of PIDs of the following prefixes 11858 won’t be possible. The resolution, however, won’t be affected since it is covered by the mirrors within the ePIC consortium. If you have any questions … [Read more…]

Service maintenance at GWDG, May 18th 2017

We scheduled a general server maintenance at GWDG on May 18th between 15:00 and 17:00 o’clock. During the maintenance the registration and update of PIDs of the following prefixes 11022 11325 11372 11378 11459 11538 21.11101 21.11104 21.11105 21.11107 21.11108 21.11102 21.11103 21.11112 won’t be possible. The resolution, however, won’t be affected since it is covered … [Read more…]

Service maintenance at GWDG March 17th

The maintenance includes the following steps: 1) moving the server to a different network 2) changing hostnames 3) upgrading to the newest version of the Handle software 4) upgrading to the newest version of the ePIC API If you have any questions concerning the changes or the downtime please do not hesitate to contact us: support@pidconsoritum.eu

Improved PID resolution times

The problem of occasional long response times for PID resolution could be solved by forcing the resolution system for a prefix to use only TCP for all necessary communication. These occasional long response times for PID resolution are due to package losses caused by the cross atlantic WAN communication between the Handle Proxy Server, the … [Read more…]