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For up-to-date information, please visit Website and File Transfer Transition Guide


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From 23 March 2020  to 31 August 2020, the IGS website and FTP file service will experience the following temporary transition state: -- The current (outgoing) website content will no longer be updated. 

FTP services will remain fully functional on or

Starting 23 March, files previously acquired via FTP at will be made available for testing via the new HTTPS system -- From now until 13 August 2020, this will be the temporary home of the new (incoming) website; community members may visit the homepage for news, events, and other important links. Please note that the website will be under continuous development and improvement during this time.

From 11 to 14 August (during the IGS Workshop), the Central Bureau will be available for any final troubleshooting or consultation with regard to switching from FTP to HTTPS; as well as to discuss your feedback on the new website design.

On 31 August 2020, the new (incoming) website will be moved from its temporary home on to our main website,  The content in the current (outgoing) website will be archived.

At this time, ALL FTP access to will be permanently terminated and replaced with a secured Data, content, and directory hierarchy will remain unchanged.

Please see the attached diagram “IGS Central Bureau Information Systems 2020 Improvement and Transition Guide” for a timeline of the above-described changes.


The Central Bureau welcomes your questions and feedback: