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Resolved Maintenance OpenAthens Service Desk opening hours

Due to new team member training, our service desk opening hours will be 09:00-17:30 BST on Thursday 12 May and Tuesday 17 May. Our usual opening hours of 07:00-22:00 BST, Monday to Friday, will continue to apply outside of these days.

16 days ago

Resolved Maintenance Degradation Of Service - OpenAthens Emails

We’re looking into an issue that’s affecting the following service for some users: OpenAthens emails being sent from the Account Administration website Our team is working to understand what has caused the issue and we will update you within the next hour.

20 days ago

Resolved Major Identified

We have found an issue following this mornings release of the Authentication API. We’re working to fix it as quickly as possible. Who this affects End users How this may impact you Customers using the Authentication API service will see a 400 error in the browser.

22 days ago

Resolved Major Service Outage - P3

Please be aware that our documentation site is currently unavailable due to internal changes. It will be made available as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience during this time.

about 1 month ago

Resolved Minor OpenAthens and the Spring4Shell vulnerability

Customers may have seen the news about a vulnerability related to Spring Framework ( disclosed on 31 March 2022 (CVE-2022-22965). The OpenAthens team have been monitoring this issue since then and are taking steps to remediate where necessary. We will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves, and we are positioned to deploy recommended countermeasures and patches if any are required. No action is required by customers relating to OpenAthens products, and no service interruptions or security incidents have been detected. If you are a user of Shibboleth please read the following documentation regarding this vulnerability at If you have any questions arising from this, please contact the OpenAthens Service Desk at [email protected]

about 2 months ago

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