from 31.08.2020: Limited OCSP verification of Swisssign certificates (SuisseID etc.) due to an attack on the Swissign infrastructure: It is partially not possible to log in with the SuisseID, send SuisseID signed PDF documents as eGov registered mail or sign PDF files locally with the SuisseID. SwissID-Login is still affected and possibly temporarily only limited available. (update 09.09.2020)
10.09.2020 07:55-11:50 - Delay in delivery of interoperable eGov registered mail: Incamail has changed the encryption certificate and not registered with the eGov - thus a transmission was not possible.
27.07.2020 14:17 - 16:40 fixed: Disruption of the infrastructure at validator.ch and the superordinate subscriber directory of the federal government for eGov interoperability (FenceIT AG) - eGov validator reports cannot be generated and the eGov interoperability is partially restricted.
03.04.2020 08:00: Disruption in the validation of SuisseID certificates due to problems with Swisssign's Platinum OCSP - Login using SuisseID and verification of signatures partially disrupted
as per 25.07.2017: New IP addresses for PrivaSphere: ** 184.108.40.206/24 ** - Please make sure that the firewall rules are correct. In the transition phase, the old and new IP addresses are used in parallel. (later also IPv6 2a0a:de00::/64)
12.02.2020 00:25 - 03:22 - Malfunction in the data center - partial interruptions of availability
13.01.2020: PrivaSphere Secure Messaging Web GUI - for security reasons decommission TLS 1.0 and 1.1
25.10.2019 ca. 0800 - 1100 - Error in POPs protocol Secure Messaging - fixed
26.09.2019 - XSS vulnerability in secure messaging discovered by GovCERT.ch - immediately closed [B_5591]
16.07.2019 19:15 - 20:30 - Due to a network malfunction, PrivaSphere Secure Messaging could not be reached in some cases
06.03.2019 19:15: 04.-06.02.2019 - There was a delay in the delivery of interoperable eGov registered mail - the problem could be solved
03.02.2019 21:20 - 22:15: Failure of the central Internet connection in the main data center. All services were only limited accessible. The problem could be fixed.
September 18, 2018 05:30 - 06:30 CEST - Partially unavailability of our systems due to maintenance - there will be some interruptions.
September 16, 2018 - September 17, 2018 11:00 CEST - Problems with delivery to .ch domains due to a DNSSEC failure
September 17, 2018 01:00 - 04:00 CEST - Partially unavailability of our systems due to data center maintenance - there will be multiple interruptions of up to 15 minutes.
06.02.2018 - 01:15 - 06:45: partial system failure in the redundant data center - PrivaSphere Signature & Policy Service unavailable - Secure Messaging was not affected
26.01.2018 07:30 - 11:30: partial interruption while sending due to corrupt Antivirus definitions. It is a problem caused by the distributor of the AV solution. The use of PrivaSphere is possible again.
08.12.2017 00:15 - ca. 01:15: Interruption of PrivaSphere Secure Messaging due to maintenance work
Tue, 21.11.2017 06:00 - approx. 06:30 am: Due to maintenance work, the main platform PrivaSphere Secure Messaging is not available for about 30 minutes
20.08.2017 1130-1230: partial unavailability due to problem with a system component
09.06.2016: Interoperable eGov traffic: Unfortunately, we received regularly double sent eGov messages from another platform to PrivaSphere receivers (second sending with 5 minutes delay). This is a failure of the sending platform and is known since February 2016 - no fixing date is announced yet.
Sunday 21.05.2017 - from 21:15 Operational interruption for approx. 1 hour - We are working on an improved database infrastructure, which makes our redundant systems even more fail-safe.
03.05.2017: Interoperable eGov traffic - The operator of the electronic subscriber directory for the legal traffic (eGov) reports problems with the accessibility. Interruptible interchange of eGov messages may result.
10.04.2017: new SSL/TLS certificate (POP/SMTP/...)
CN=*.privasphere.com,OU=Secure Messaging,O=PrivaSphere AG,L=Zuerich,ST=ZH,C=CH
valid: 10. April 2017 08:20:10 - 10. April 2019 08:20:07
Issuer: CN=QuoVadis Global SSL ICA G2,O=QuoVadis Limited,C=BM
07.04.2017 13:15 - 13:20: Short outage of s system component / problem with delivery to admin.ch
17.01.2017 17:25 - 17:45: Short unavailability due to DNS problems
31.10.2016 21: 30-22:30: Maintenance work on the PrivaSphere platform - short interruptions expected.
26.09.2016 10:30 - 19:10: Problems with QuoVadis online services: signing of outgoing eMails and sending receipts (PDF) partially disturbed (OCSP, online signature services).
18.09.2016 approx. 16:15 - 20:45: Partial short outages due to technical problems on the backbone infrastructure.
11.07.2016 09:15-12:00: partial short unavailability of our services due to network problems of internet service provider
08.-13.06.2016: Due to problems with the PKI infrastructure (OCSP) of the Federal Office of Information Technology, Systems and Telecommunication FOITT it is currently not possible for the users to login with certificates issued by the FOITT.
10.05.2016 16:45 - 17:50: sending of SMS delayed due to problems on provider side - after fixing delivery of pending SMS
23.04.2016 05:00 - 06:30: system temporarily unavailable due to database problems
02.13.2016 08.00 until 20.00: release at an other platform - in this period, there may be short outages in interoperable eGov traffic.
12.12.2015 08:00 - 20:00: There may be delays in interoperable eGov transmissions because another platfome is releasing.
Sun 11/22/2015 00:15 to 7:00: Due to maintenance work, the register of eGov participants of the Federal Office of Justice will not be available. During this time no interoperable eGov messages can be delivered.
15.10.2015 09:56 - 10:22: Interruption of accessibility PrivaSphere Secure Messaging. Disruption of Internet connection in the data center.
01.10.2015 17:30 - 03.10.2015 ca. 16:00: Aufgrund einer Störung bei Incamail (Post) war die interoperable Auslieferung an Behörden und Gerichte, die IncaMail Kunden sind, nicht möglich. Die Störung wurde durch die Post behoben.
18.09.2015 05:00 - 05:05: Release of new eGov receipts and other features.
13.09.2015 - 17.09.2015: Interoperable eGov mails to the Canton Solothurn are not possible due to problems after the IncaMail 4 release.
12.09.2015, 8 a.m. until 13.09.2015, 12 p.m Release of IncaMail. During this time there will be interruptions to the service in the delivery of interoperable eGov registered eMails.
06.09.2015 02:00 - 06:00: Electronic directory of the Federal Office of Justice: Maintenance by the operator. Therefore there may be several short interruptions up to 5 minutes.
01.09.2015 17:10 to 17:47: Electronic directory of the Federal Office of Justice: Due to a configuration error, there was a complete failure of the Internet connection on September 1, 2015 17:10 to 17:47. The services were still "alive", but unavailable.
24.08.2015 from1800 (approx. 1h): work on the mail infrastructure of the Canton of Berne. Possible delivery delay of 'eGov Registered Mails' to courts and government of Berne.
05.08.2015 from1800: work on the mail infrastructure of the Canton of Berne. Possible delivery delay of 'eGov Registered Mails' to courts and government of Berne.
05.08.2015 ab 1800 Uhr: Arbeiten an der Mail-Plattform des Kantons Bern - es muss mit Verzögerungen bei der Auslieferung von 'eGov Einschreiben' an Berner Gerichte und Behörden gerechnet werden.
Sunday, 07/06/2015 4:00 to 10:00: maintenance on BJ subscriber directory. Sporadic interruptions of availability of interoperable eGov traffic due to renovation work on the network infrastructure.
05.23.2015 - 12:10 to 13:54: failure of the electronic subscriber directory of the Federal Office of Justice
04.12.2015, approx. 13:00: critical kernel update of the directories of eGov platforms. The update requires a reboot of the system. The system will be offline for approximately 5 minutes. Interoperable eGov registered mails can not be sent this moment.
11.03.2015-16.03.2015: Fax gateway for automated MUC sending off - only partial delivery possible.
13.02.2015 ca. 1400 - 1500: Interruption "directory of platforms" of the Federal Office of Justice
29.01.2015 - closed vulnerability "GHOST" (see http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-0235)
27.01.2015 0600: Short interruption due to an update of important system components
26.01.2015: Update: 1400: problem solved by IncaMail - 0830: IncaMail acceps no interoperable eGov emails due to an error