Opening Hours: Computer Education Pools and User Services in Winter Semester 22/23

The University Computer Centre manages a total of 12 education pools at different locations. The PC workstations there have a broad portfolio of application software that can be used free of charge. They are available for the implementation of practical

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Maintenance work on the Raabestraße data network on 19.09.2022

On 19.09.2022, maintenance work will take place on the central building node in the Raabestraße part of the university between 6 and 7 pm. A software update on the backbone routers is planned. According to the manufacturer, the update will be uninterrupted due to router redundancy.

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Data protection information on the TUCapp

Please install the latest version of the TUCapp ( > 2.0.31 ) in a timely manner. It was discovered that previous versions of TUCapp unfortunately transmit data to third parties. With the latest update, the transmission has been disabled.

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MariaDB database service: certification change

On 31.08.2022, there will be a change in the MariaDB database server certification process to “dehydrated”. This will be accompanied by changes to the certificate provider and the certificate chain.

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Protection against dangerous or unsolicited e-mail with DFN-Mailsupport

The defence against e-mails with dangerous or unwanted content is intended to protect our users. Read about our experiences with switching this protection to DFN-Mailsupport and what you can do to improve the situation.

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For our web authors: Graphics on TU websites

Graphics are used in many places on our websites – whether as eye-catchers with a purely decorative function, content-expanding infographics or illustrative elements. When providing the images, there are various aspects to consider that have an influence on the user experience.

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Spring cleaning in our BigBlueButton system

Starting on 01.06.2022, we plan to delete unpublished recordings of older conferences from the system.

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Maintenance Exchange on 4 May 2022

Maintenance work on the Exchange infrastructure will take place from 20:00 on 4 May 2022. The commissioning of further new Exchange servers is planned.

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Maintenance of the GitLab service on 3 May 2022 from 8 p.m. to midnight

The GitLab service will be unavailable from 8pm to midnight on 3 May 2022 due to a platform change from Scientific Linux 7 to Debian 11.

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E-learning website in new design

Since 1 April, the e-learning website of the TU Chemnitz has been providing information in a new design. In this way, it provides a quick overview of tools, possibilities and best practices for both the target group of teachers and students.

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