Incidents and planned changes

Over the past few days, some hacking attempts have been detected. Therefore, as a precaution, the program File Explorer was made temporarily unusable on Athena. Your files are still accessible by opening them through the other programs on Athena, e.g. MS Word. You will then see your folders and files as in File Explorer.

An alternative option is to connect to your network drives via the program File Explorer that runs on your computer. You first need to make a VPN connection. Find out more about 'mounting' network drives

As a precaution, the Ghent University accounts of some employees were also blocked.

If your account was blocked, you can reactivate it yourself by first setting a new password and then contacting the DICT helpdesk. This way, you can get back to work quickly and safely.

The ability to start RDP sessions from VPN and Athena has also been temporarily closed.


23-03-2020 Interested in a session 'Kennismaken met ICT aan UGent' or a SharePoint training? Then register for one of the new sessions via Apollo.
Update: Because of the Corona measures, these training sessions have been postponed.
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