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2016-09-28:   HTTP(s) Access to SRA Has Been Restored more...less...

Service was restored at approximately 3:40 PM EDT.

Starting on or about September 28th 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT, NCBI network services and the SRA began to fail and are either sporadically working or completely unavailable.

NCBI SRA Toolkit

Please consult SRA Toolkit Documentation for help.
Below are the latest releases of various tools and release checksum file.

SRA Toolkit

Compiled binaries of July 14, 2016, version 2.7.0 release:

Third Party Software

Builds of Third Party Software Tools with SRA support:

NCBI Decryption Tools

Tools needed to handle controlled access human data:

Latest Source Code

File checksums

You may validate downloaded files with md5 checksums computed using md5sum -b