Author: Margreth Stammbach

Remote desktop and remote apps

“RDS” (Remote​ Desktop Servers) is a collaborative infrastructure project based on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and Application Virtualization Technologies. Its intent is to give all D-Biol, D-Gess, D-Hest and D-Mtec members access to a powerful, high-availability Windows-based remote desktop server infrastructure. The infrastructure is jointly operated and maintained by a team of IT responsibles from the stakeholder departments as well as ID members. Further instructions RDSnx for Users Getting started How to connect

polybox

polybox is a Dropbox-similar ETH on-campus storage.  The service offers 50 GB of storage on the ETH storage facilities. The service is available to all ETH members and is free of charge.   Please note that polybox is not a functional substitute for the ITS NAS service. In particular, synchronized folders should never contain the original file. The recommended procedure is to edit files at their original location and make a copy in the sync folder which can […]

Wired network

You can connect to the wired network with the blue network cable. If you have a Open Stage telephone (WEV and SEC building), you can connect the network cable directly to the phone instead of the UTP connection in the wall. In your office there are several UTP connections, but not all are working. If you need additional connections or network cables, please contact us. If you have a computer managed by us, you will connect […]

ETHIS

ETHIS is the ETH Zurich web portal for personalised access to data, applications and evaluations relating to finance and personnel issues. Basic authorisation All staff are entitled to an ETHIS user. Any member of staff who does not yet have an ETHIS user can open one by logging in to the ETHIS page with the nethz-login. A user will then be automatically generated with basic authorisation on the following day. The  basic tasks comprises: Time management Personal […]

Mailbox

The mailbox is composed of Mail, calendar, Contacts and Tasks. It is available on all current web browsers and mail clients. It has a well organised design and it is closely connected to the following services: Spam filter for mail Mail archieving (find archived emails older than 30 days) Telephone answering machine Further instructions Mailbox – Technical Description Mailbox – Terms and Rules Mailbox – Service Administration Mailbox – Quotas Mailbox – Virus Scanner Mailbox […]

WLAN

WiFi at ETH Connect to WLAN «eduroam» oder «eduroam-5» Connect to the Wi-Fi network eduroam (automatic, mobile on the go) or eduroam-5 (manual, stationary working place). Username To connect, you have to enter your ETH username complemented by one of these three appendices: @gess.ethz.ch», «@gess-sipo.ethz.ch» or «@gess-afz.ethz.ch» as for instance “gugus@gess.ethz.ch”, or “hopla@gess-sipo.ethz.ch”. Password To connect to a network (WLAN, VPN etc.) you need the network password. How to connect Please follow these instructions. How to reset Please follow these instructions if the connection is […]

VPN

We provide a way to access the ETH campus network from outside the ETH. This is a requirement to access several IT services from outside ETH locations (i.e. when you are connected to the network of an external university, a hotel WiFi network or telecommunication provider network). The technique behind that is called VPN and stands for Virtual Private Network. Please note, after you have established a VPN tunnel all network traffic (also access to non-ETH […]

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