The server has been updated to Centos 8, with PHP 7.5. User data was migrated over and the web page locations and php configuration were preserved, so the only thing you might immediately notice is that the SSH keys changed. The PHP version changing may also have caused breakage depending on your usage, and configuration differences may cause issues with usage patterns we didn’t explicitly test. If you have a new problem you would like us to look into, please contact the LabraNet helpdesk.
A new sql server (accessible from LabraNet/student/over vpn) is also available: https://mariadb.labranet.jamk.fi , running MariaDB 10.5. The old mysql server at https://mysql.labranet.jamk.fi is still functioning, but will be phased out eventually (probably next summer.) Please use the new one for all your new mysql-type database needs, and if you have anything important to you on the old one, you might want to migrate it over during the starting school year.
A PostgreSQL server is also planned in the short term, but is not available yet.The new postgres server is now available at https://postgres.labranet.jamk.fi, running postgres 12.4.
Covid-19 changes our customer service completely to online mode. If you need to contact LabraNet administration, please use our ticketing system to submit a service request. Our staff monitors new requests actively.
It has come to LabraNet Administration’s knowledge that connecting to LabraNet VPN fails on Windows 10 1903 when the following applies.
– User has not saved credentials for the VPN connection AND
– Connection is initiated from the taskbar Network menu
– VPN connection never actually asks for credentials / connects
– Save credentials for the VPN connection OR
– Use the VPN System app and initiate the connection from there OR
– Open cmd and issue the command rasphone which will open the old connection menu which lets you complete the connection
Presumably Microsoft will fix this at some point, but for now if this is an issue for you, please try the workarounds.
As of 15.2.2019 you may notice that Microsoft software has been removed from Kivuto webstore, and the following announcement appears:
“The Microsoft Imagine program is now Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. To access, please go to https://aka.ms/devtoolsforteaching and sign in using your username. It may ask you to create a Microsoft Account if you do not have one already.”
Microsoft products are now only available through Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. After completing the signup using your JAMK credentials, you can browse available software (possibly) under Home -> Education -> Software.
VMware products are still available through Kivuto Webstore.
There’s an ongoing problem with our Internet connection on the operator end (a cable break between Jyväskylä and Tampere.). Issue started at 10.19.
UPDATE: The issue is still ongoing, but operator has provided a preliminary fix. Internet works normally for the moment. More information in JAMK Helpdesk: https://helpdesk.jamk.fi/
LabraNet users have stumbled upon an issue where LabraNet services seem unavailable when LabraNet VPN is connected. Services affected are at least:
This issue causes name resolution to return an incorrect IP Address for forementioned services even when a full tunnel is forced. This is due to smart multi-homed name resolution and automatic interface metrics.
LabraNet VPN guide has been updated with step-by-step instructions on how to fix this. Read Windows 10 – Additional settings for more info if this is an issue for you.
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