Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)

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Services for IT officers
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
For all KIT employees, the KIT user account, also known as the KIT account, is the basis for many IT services that users in the KIT network require. It provides access to systems and services and is generally used as a "login" in the KIT environment.
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
A KIT service account is used to uniquely identify a service in the IT environment of an organizational unit (OU).
For this purpose, the OU administrator / ITB requests a neutral service account for a service under which this service can then be executed.
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
The Shibboleth Identity Provider offers authentication and authorization with Single Sign On of users for participating service providers.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
On the one hand, this service provides KIT employees with the option of backing up computers, and on the other hand, data can be archived via the bwDataArchive service.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
The state service bwSync&Share is an online storage service for employees and students of universities and colleges in Baden-Württemberg. It has been operated at KIT since January 1, 2014 and enables users to synchronize or exchange their data between different computers, mobile devices, and users.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
This service provides an organizational unit of the KIT (OE) with a highly available and central data repository. This is called the OU directory.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
This service provides every KIT employee with a KIT account with a high availability and central data repository for saving personal data and documents. In the following, this is also described as the **personal directory**.
The **personal directory** can **NOT** be shared with other users. It is independent of the OU affiliation of a KIT employee, i.e. the access does not change when the employee changes to another OU.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
Hosting of databases or applications on the basis of MS SQL Server
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
Hosting von Oracle Datenbanken bzw. Applikationen
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
The RDM@KIT service team sees itself as a partner of science and research. We support you at KIT with services for sustainable research data management, starting with the application of scientific projects up to publication and archiving.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
bwDataArchive - long-term Data Archive for Scientific Data
The federal state service bwDataArchive offers a solution for long-term data archiving, which is especially available for employees of universities and public research institutions in Baden-Württemberg. Data archiving is carried out at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and includes reliable storage of even large data sets for a period of ten or more years. The service enables a qualified implementation of the recommendations of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the securing and storage of research data.
Drucken
KIT students and staff can print A3 and A4 documents as well as large formats up to a maximum of 89cm on the short side on the central printers and plotters.
Drucken
For cutting large-format print media, the SCC provides a professional cutting table with a cutting width of 1,800 mm. It is located in the basement of the SCC directly next to the elevator shaft and can be used by all KIT members free of charge and without registration.
Drucken
The folding machine performs all common single, wrapping, Z and double parallel, altar, drawing and cross folds for flyers in A3 - B7 formats and grammages from 50 - 160 g/m².
Drucken
Bereitstellung eines Großformatscanners für Mitarbeiter und Studierende des KIT.
Drucken
Laminate sind Schutzfolien, in die der Ausdruck durch Hitzebehandlung eingeklebt wird.
Der Ausdruck wird durch die Laminierung wasserbeständig und abwaschbar.
Drucken
Das SCC stellt den organisatorischen Einheiten des KIT den Druckerserver "scc-print-oe.scc.kit.edu" zur Verfügung, über den Bürodrucker in den OEs eingerichtet werden können. Die Einrichtung erfolgt durch Print & Plot, die Drucker selber werden von der jeweiligen OE betrieben und von deren Mitarbeitern/IT-Beauftragten versorgt (Verbrauchsmaterialien, Wartung, Ersatz). Die Druckausgabe ist an die Öffnungszeiten der OEs gebunden.
E-Mail
Mailing lists DFN

This service provides all users of the DFN (Deutsches Forschungsnetz) science network with distribution lists for e-mails to operate their own lists.

E-Mail
Mailing lists KIT

This service is used by KIT employees and students to compile and administer their own mailing lists. These lists can be configured for different applications e.g., as moderated lists, discussion forums, or newsletters.

E-Mail
Anti-Virus Protection for mail servers at KIT
Hilfe & Support
Information and interaction portal for IT officers at KIT. Informations and tools (e.g. SCC ticket system and SCC change calendar) are provided here by the SCC in to support the partnership cooperation between the SCC and the IT officers at KIT.
Hilfe & Support
The ticket system of the SCC is used to record and process all requests to the SCC. In addition, organizational units of the KIT (OU) can use the SCC ticket system to manage OU-specific support processes.
Hilfe & Support
The Technical Client Support at SCC supports service units at KIT in the area of technical equipment and configuration of workstations as well as in solving problems.
Homeoffice
Provides session-based Windows desktops with installed standard software for KIT staff.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
The SCC provides operators of an OPSI server with a repository of "standard software" for their daily use, as well as the software which is covered by the campus license. 
The OPSI packages are updated immediately after the release of manufacturer updates, so that usually the latest versions are made available promptly.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
Application installation and updating on local PCs is done at the SCC via Open PC Server Integration (OPSI). OPSI is used for the centralized management of software at the SCC.
This service is not yet offered for the KIT facilities. However, the SCC is prepared to provide consulting support and provides OPSI operators with a central repository for OPSI packages.
IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte
The KMS service enables the automatic allocation and activation of Windows and Office volume licenses.
IT-Sicherheit
Protection against unauthorized access to network segments inside the KIT (firewall).
Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)
The time service ensures synchronized time on distributed computer systems. Various other services require a synchronized time.
Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)
Consulting, planning, AVA, building monitoring, network design for new and extensions of the LAN/WAN on Campus North.
Server & Systeme (VM, Hosting, Housing)
Das SCC stellt einen zentralen Verzeichnisdienst auf LDAP (OpenLDAP) Basis zur Verfügung. Er kann von anderen Organisationseinheiten als Authentifizierungs- und Autorisierungsdienst auf Basis zentraler Identitätsdaten für eigene Applikationen genutzt werden.
Server & Systeme (VM, Hosting, Housing)
Der Landesdienst bwCloud SCOPE stellt als Clouddienst virtualisierte Server- und Anwendungsinfrastruktur für Mitarbeiter, Wissenschaftler und Studierende der Universitäten und Hochschulen in Baden-Württemberg bereit.
In der bwCloud können pro Betriebsstandort über 1.000 virtuelle Maschinen mit individuellem Betriebssystem und Software betrieben werden. Der Dienst läuft auf dedizierten Serversystemen an den vier Betriebsstandorten Mannheim, Ulm, Freiburg und Karlsruhe - das sind insgesamt also mindestens 4.000 virtuelle Maschinen zum verteilten Betrieb von Servern und Anwendungen. Genug Ressourcen für zahlreiche Projekte.
Software und Lizenzen
Microsoft contract Baden-Württemberg
Software und Lizenzen
Microsoft's licensing program for the purchase of licenses at university conditions.
Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)
Operating a virtual web server for own developments and web applications
Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)
The SCC is running the web content management system Open Text Website Management (formerly RedDot) for websites of KIT institutions. The term Content Management System (CMS) describes systems that allow the separation of editorial content, i.e. texts and images, and their presentation in the form of a layout and navigation structure.

The CMS Open Text Website Management enables easy creation and editing of web pages without programming knowledge and provides templates (standard frames) for this purpose. The templates can be changed in parts and thus form an individual appearance in KIT's corporate design.