17 Oct 2022

UCC 9.0.0 is available

The latest version 9.0.0 of the UNICORE Commandline Client is available for download from

Apart from support for the new features in UNICORE 9.0, such as (single-site) workflow support in every UNICORE/X and Slurm allocations, this release offers cleaner command-line options and a smaller download size. The documentation can be found on

Note that this release requires Java 11 or later!

30 Sep 2022

UNICORE Core servers 9.0.0 released

Version 9.0.0 of the UNICORE Core Servers is available for  download from SourceForge

We used this major release to remove a lot of “baggage”, update many of our third party dependencies and make UNICORE simpler to configure and manage. In terms of new features, every UNICORE/X server now comes with workflow processing capability for easily running single-site workflows. Furthermore, support for “interactive computing” via Slurm allocations has been added. Last not least, directly integrating UNICORE with a Keycloak OIDC server for user authentication is now possible.

Visit our new documentation pages at

What’s new

  • This release requires Java 11
  • Workflow processing feature in UNICORE/X (single site workflows)
  • Batch system allocation job support (Slurm only, via ‘salloc’)
  • Direct support for Keycloak OAuth server for user authentication
  • Support PostgreSQL as persistence back-end
  • Simplified and harmonized config files
  • Remove SOAP/XML endpoints
  • Bug fixes


11 Sep 2020

UNICORE Core Servers 8.0.4 released

Starting with this release, the UNICORE Core Servers include the the new and updated Workflow service. The Workflow service is now a single, easy-to-configure service, and it is fully REST/JSON based. It makes use of the new notification features in UNICORE/X and is much leaner and faster than before.

You can download Version 8.0.4 of the core servers from SourceForge

20 Jan 2020

UNICORE Core Servers 8.0.0 released

To kick off 2020, we have a new major release of UNICORE. Version 8.0.0 of the core servers are available from SourceForge

What makes this a major release? First, it brings greatly simplified configuration files, removing “noise” from the config files and making it easier to configure the system. We removed several obsolete and/or unused features. Of course there are also a number of new features such as full RESTful delegation, job status change notification, a simpler and more flexible resource model, as well as many fixes. Detailed information is given in the change log.

7 Oct 2019

UFTP Client 1.0.0 released

The ‘uftp’ client is a convenient and flexible commandline tool for high-performance file transfers using UFTP services. Among many other features, the client allows to use multiple client threads for large files and has support for tar/zip archive data, resulting in high throughput in many usage scenarios. It offers username/password, SSH key and OIDC-based authentication.

The new relase 1.0.0 of the ‘uftp’ client is available as zip, rpm and deb packages from

16 Oct 2018

UNICORE Rich Client v7.4.0 released

With its new version 7.4.0 the UNICORE Rich Client has been upgraded to the latest Eclipse platform.
It now offers support for choosing logins and groups in the secrurity profiles and queues in the job resources.
Additionally, to avoid problems with different java versions, the URC now includes a java runtime.
Further details are given in the changelog.

8 Sep 2017

Portal 2.3.0 released

The Portal version 2.3.0 has been released. It offers new data manager functions, such as scheduling data transfers, multiple file uploads, and shortcuts for paths and enhanced features, such as resuming held workflows as well as using user defined idbs and applications. Further details are given in the change log.

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