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News from the forums

Here is the news from the Forums -  the latest live discussions taking place on the projects' BOINC sites.

See Project Message Forums on the right to access the Message Boards and all News for each project directly.

Short interruptions Tuesday

16 Jan 2018
There will be a couple of short server outages while our BOINC service pass to fail-over nodes today, Tuesday 16th of January. Similar...

File upload issues

08 Jan 2018
Our NFS storage backend got saturated and hence uploads are failing intermittently. The underlying cause is an issue with file deletion, we are...

Increased file server capacity

14 Dec 2017
Since Tuesday evening, we have had intermittent issues with upload failures due to a combination of a large number of new hosts running BOINC that co...

Missing accounts

13 Dec 2017
Due to a too aggressive spam-cleaning campaign (our fault), we have accidentally deleted some valid accounts on Monday. We have restored a backup...

BOINC server update Thursday

05 Dec 2017
We will upgrade the LHC@home web servers to the new BOINC server code with the "Bootstrap" theme on Thursday 7 December. The new style and layout can...

Phaseout of legacy site: lhcathomeclassic.cern.ch/sixtrack

29 Sep 2017
LHC@home has been consolidated and uses SSL for communication as mentioned in this thread last year. Some BOINC clients are still connecting to...

Phaseout of legacy site: lhcathomeclassic.cern.ch/sixtrack

29 Sep 2017
LHC@home has been consolidated and uses SSL for communication as mentioned in this thread last year. Some BOINC clients are still connecting to...