Category: Network

Wired network

You can connect to the wired network with the blue network cable. If you have an 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 […]

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN)

With your managed Windows or Apple computer Wi-Fi is connected automatically to SSID ETH/ETH5. How to connect manually to the Wifi The ETH works with the SSIDs eduroam/eduroam-5 for students, eth/eth5 for employees and public/public5 for guest users. (SSID = Service Set Identifier – public name of a wireless network). Loging Account: Realm Network name Login name […]


VPN stands for “Virtual Private Network”. The VPN client is software that allows an encrypted, secure and authenticated connection from remote locations to the ETH network.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 […]

Internet abroad with eduroam

EDUROAM – surfing at universities around the world: “eduroam” offers access for members of universities from many countries around the world. Access to eduroam is via @. Visit the eduroam website1 to find out which countries are taking part. For ETH members the username looks like this: ETH user name@<realm> whereby “realm” is either staff-net, […]