CDS News - Breaking News   [updated 08 Dec 2015]

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There have been recent network problems

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Item added 08/12/15

There have been recent problems with the JANET network

There have been recent JANET network problems with the link to the Daresbury site. Apologies if you experience any difficulties accessing the CDS/DL server. This may also affect access to CrystalWorks via the RSC portal.