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Globus Toolkit End of Support Announcement

Globus would like to assure the community that there are no changes to their ongoing support for the Globus SaaS cloud services at http://www.globus.org or for the Globus Connect software.

At the end of 2017 Globus will discontinue support for the GridFTP server from source or RPM, GSI-OpenSSH, MyProxy, Globus Toolkit client (includes globus-url-copy), GRAM5, and using X.509 credentials to authenticate users. At the end of 2018, Globus will discontinue maintenance and security patches for these capabilities. For additional information, including a FAQ and who to contact with questions, please see https://www.globus.org/blog/support-open-source-globus-toolkit-ends-january-2018. To stay up-to-date with XSEDE’s plans to replace most of these components, please visit and subscribe to the following discussion thread: https://software.xsede.org/xci-127-qa.

Globus is a partner of the SGCI, which means that they provide various forms of training and mentoring to members of our gateways community who use Globus platforms.