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The University IT Services is the main establishment responsible for Freiburg University's IT infrastructure. On our websites you will find information regarding our duties and services offered.

Further instructions and information regarding our services are available in the RZ-Wiki(currently available only in German).


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Sep 21, 2020 10:41 AM
Technical failure: various services and systems not available - UPDATE
due to unknown reasons some services are currently not available - ILIAS and the wiki server are among others affected. Update: since about 12.00 all services are available again. The cause of the problem is still...
Sep 21, 2020 10:39 AM
Spam wave with encrypted ZIP files attached
Since 2 days a wave of spam has been observed in Freiburg schools and PH (Freiburg University of Education). The BelWü (the data network of the scientific institutions of the state of Baden-Württemberg/"Baden-Württemberg...
Sep 17, 2020 01:53 PM
bwLehrpool available in Campus Management (Hermann-Herder-4)
The newly established computer pool of the Campus Management department also offers bwLehrpool.
Sep 14, 2020 11:28 AM
New calendar backend of electronic door signs
Due to an upcoming change in the HISinOne, the calendar backend of the electronic door signs used at various locations on campus was changed. This should have no effect on the actual display.
Sep 14, 2020 11:24 AM
General switchover to https
All websites in the Content Management System of the University of Freiburg are now only accessible via https.
Sep 14, 2020 11:15 AM
Setting up bwSFS (Storage-for-Science) begins in the Uni IT Services Building
In the meantime three racks have been filled with the storage components of the bwSFS system. The power and network cabling will be done in further steps. Parallel to this, the definition of the various user roles...
Sep 14, 2020 11:09 AM
bwLehrpool - door signs and information boards
[Update 4.9.2020] The functionality behind the bwLehrpool info screens can be used not only for door signs, but if necessary also to search for currently free computer pool places.
Sep 14, 2020 11:04 AM
Build up of bwSFS (Storage-for-Science) begins in KG II
Today, with the help of our IT Services operating group, the setting up of bwSFS (Storage-for-Science) has started in machine room III (redundancy location B in the basement of KG II). After commissioning, the system...
Sep 14, 2020 10:19 AM
ZOOM Video conferencing system fault
We receive messages that the access to online meetings with zoom is disturbed and incomprehensible error messages are displayed.
Sep 14, 2020 10:12 AM
Attention! Printing service changed opening hours due to vacations
From Monday, August 31, 2020 up to and including Friday, September 25, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the printing service is open continuously. Please make an appointment by phone: +49 761 2034618.
Sep 02, 2020 05:19 PM
Personnel reinforcement for "Research Data Management Group"
As of July 1, Jan Leendertse will be the contact person for research data management in the Research Data Management Group, in which central institutions of the university are involved. He will be responsible for...
Aug 26, 2020 04:21 PM
bwLehrpool: door signs and info boards
The functionality behind the bwLehrpool info screens cannot only be used for door signs, but also for searching free computer pool spaces.
Aug 14, 2020 10:57 AM
Cisco Webex evaluation license expires on September 3rd, 2020
Since the beginning of the Corona pandemic, the University IT Services have offered access to an evaluation license from Cisco Webex. This license expires on September 3rd and cannot be renewed.
Aug 14, 2020 10:44 AM
Free study in PC-Pools Werthmannstr. 4 possible again from Tuesday, August 11, .2020
Initially we can offer a total of 25 slots in pool 1 (10 slots) and pool 3 (15 slots) under corona conditions. Details and booking here:
Jul 13, 2020 02:08 PM
DataPLANT Consortium at NFDI Conference
DataPLANT - a NFDI (National Research Data Infrastructure) initiative focused on basic plant research - participated as one of the funded consortia at the Second NFDI Conference (online format) on 8 and 9 July 2020....
Jul 10, 2020 08:28 AM
NEW: Plone 4 Training as Web-Based Training
From now on there is an ILIAS-based, digital training (web-based training) offer which replaces the previous face-to-face course "Creating and maintaining websites with the content management system Plone 4".
Research data management: From project planning and daily work to the publication of data
(University IT Services / -113, from Nov 11, 2020 02:00 PM to Nov 11, 2020 05:00 PM)
Research data is generated in all sciences, but its structure and form depend on the respective discipline. It is the responsibility of every scientist and scholar to preserve, manage and publish their research...
Jul 02, 2020 09:46 AM
Confirmation of the NFDI Consortium "DataPLANT" by Joint Science Conference
The German Research Foundation is funding the "DataPLANT" consortium as part of the NFDI under the leadership of the University of Freiburg with approximately eleven million euros. The eScience department, together...
Jul 01, 2020 09:39 AM
Closure and dismantling of the PC pools in KG II
Due to the imminent closure of the building, the PC pools in KG II operated by the University IT Services will be dismantled in the next few weeks. This location has already been replaced by the PC Pools in Werthmannstraße...
Jun 30, 2020 11:16 AM
New SPSS licenses are available: New features
The new SPSS licenses including AMOS for the versions 25, 26 and 27 from the new framework agreement are now available for purchase in the Asknetshop. There are a few changes. Please read the notes.
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