Matlab R2024a available   news

The latest version of Matlab, R2024a, is available. The software and license codes can be obtained through a mail to postmaster for those entitled to it. The software can also be found on the install-disc. All C&CZ-managed Linux machines have this version installed, the older version (/opt/matlab-R2023b/bin/matlab) will be available temporarily. The C&CZ-managed Windows machines will not receive a new version during the semester to prevent problems with version dependencies in current lectures....

April 5, 2024 · updated April 5, 2024 ·  Peter

Maple new version Maple2024   news

The latest version of Maple, Maple2024, for Windows/macOS/Linux can be found on the Install network share and has been installed on C&CZ managed Linux computers. License codes can be requested from C&CZ helpdesk or postmaster.

March 22, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

NI LabVIEW license prolonged and new version   news

The license for the LabVIEW from NI has been prolonged until April 16, 2025. This license is for the versions 2022Q3 and higher, that use a subscription model. The new 2024Q1 software can be found on the C&CZ Install disc. The license server is: labview.science.ru.nl:28000 In order to be able to check out a license, names of pc’s and/of users have to be entered by C&CZ in the license server....

March 19, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

New face at C&CZ   news

C&CZ is pleased that the recent vacancy for a systems developer / sysadmin has been filled. Since March, Arnoud Thörig works at C&CZ. Arnoud studied Mathematics at the Faculty of Science and has many years of experience as a Systems and DevOps Engineer.

March 1, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

Use eduVPN instead of Science VPNs VPNsec/OpenVPN   news

For RU students and employees, the SURF service eduVPN has many advantages over the older Science VPNs: VPNsec and OpenVPN. It’s very easy to install and use eduVPN on Windows/macOS/Android/iOS/Linux and you have access to all Science services that are also available through the Science VPNsec/OpenVPN. We list it on our VPN page as the primary VPN to use. We advise users of the Science VPNs to move over to eduVPN....

February 23, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

New version of Mathematica 14.0.0   news

A new version of Mathematica (14.0.0) has been installed on all C&CZ managed Linux systems, older versions can still be found in /vol/mathematica. When connected wired or wireless on campus or through VPN, the software for Windows, Linux and macOS can be found on the C&CZ Install disc. During the installation you must specify: License server: mathematica.science.ru.nl License: L4601-6478 According to the Mathematica Quick Revision History: “Version 14.0 continues to expand the scope and breadth of our computational coverage while streamlining and polishing existing areas....

February 16, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

SageMath on loginservers and JupyterHub, Digital Security and Math clusternodes   news

The free open-source mathematics software system SageMath version 9.5 has been installed on Science loginservers and JupyterHub, Digital Security and Math clusternodes. The mission of SageMath is to create viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. SageMath builds on top of many existing open-source packages: NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib, Sympy, Maxima, GAP, FLINT, R and many more. Access their combined power through a common, Python-based language or directly via interfaces or wrappers....

February 16, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

Large response survey services provided by C&CZ   news

We are pleased that we received 330 completed surveys. Many of these were very positive. Some contained suggestions for improvements or new services. We’ll analyze the results further in the next months.

January 23, 2024 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

Short survey regarding the services provided by C&CZ   news

We would like to draw your attention to a short survey regarding the services provided by C&CZ. We would really appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to provide us with feedback. Based on the results, we will determine how we can further improve our services for the faculty in the coming years. Thank you very much in advance for your response! Note The survey has now been closed....

December 13, 2023 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter

Policy changes for outgoing email (SMTP)   news

To counteract email spoofing, the following changes are forthcoming, affecting the way email can be sent. Science SMTP authentication requirement from specific networks Currently, it is possible to send emails via SMTP without authentication when connected to the campus network. For user devices, it has always been recommended to use authenticated SMTP. Starting from January 8, 2024, C&CZ will no longer allow unauthenticated SMTP from user networks. The first networks for which this policy will be enforced will be Eduroam and VPN....

December 12, 2023 · updated April 1, 2024 ·  Peter