The service descriptions are being translated at the moment

If there´s no English information available please use the German counterpart. We are working on the English translations right now and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Service catalogue
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

The SCC offers you to activate your KIT account in a secure way in order to be able to use various services such as e-mail with this account.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

Allows ITBs to manage the groups of their OU.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

With the Guest and Partner Management (GuP), KIT organizational units can provide their partners with the accounts and services necessary for collaboration. The GuP is an application in the SAP web portal.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

The SCC provides the KIT organizational units with a Microsoft Active Directory based on Windows Server 2016. The organizational units (KIT-OEs) receive access to an OU provided for them in the KIT-AD, in which they can manage their AD objects independently.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

A KIT Admin account is used for unique identification of a neutral administration account in the IT environment of an organizational unit (OU).
For this purpose, the OU administrator / ITB applies for an administration account for an employee / himself, with which the employee can then perform his administration tasks.

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 applies for a neutral service account for a service, under which this service can then be executed.

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)

Access to the KIT-AD via LDAP

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)
The OpenID Connect Provider provides authentication and authorization services for web-based single sign-on and for distributed API integration. A self-service web portal for session and token management is also provided.
Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

Self-service portal for students, employees, and guests and partners (GuP). This includes functions related to the personal KIT account, such as password change.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

The Shibboleth Identity Provider provides authentication and authorization with single sign on of users for participating service providers.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

Various services at KIT have increased IT security requirements that go beyond a simple login with user name and password. These include in particular the SAP system and various VPN accesses.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

The designated IT officers (ITB) of a KIT OU have the possibility via this service, among other things, to have a new password randomly generated for accounts of their supervised OU. It is not possible to specify a password yourself. Furthermore, accounts can be removed from groups that are also managed by the group administration for ITB.

Benutzerkonto (Account, Passwort)

This service enables the IT representative to create temporary WLAN accounts for guests at KIT. These accounts are valid for a maximum of two months and allow guests to get internet access in WLAN and LTA.

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

The SCC offers a file transfer service ftp.scc.kit.edu for use at KIT.

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

The backup service IBM SP (Spectrum Protect) provides KIT employees with the possibility of regular, automatic backup of Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers.

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

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.

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 every KIT student with a KIT account a highly available and centralized home directory.  This is also referred to as **Student Home** in the following.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)
The OU directory is a centrally broad-based, highly available data repository for OU-specific data for an organizational unit (OU) of KIT.
Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

The personal directory is a highly available and central data storage for personal data and documents. The repository is available to all KIT employees, but cannot be shared with other users.

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

The service "LSDF Online Storage" offers users of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology access to a data storage which is intended in particular for the storage of scientific measurement data and simulation results of data-intensive scientific disciplines. The LSDF Online Storage is operated by Steinbuch Centre for Computing. Access is ensured via standard protocols.

The data is backed up and protected in a state-of-the-art manner. The service is not suitable for storing personal data.

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

Hosting of databases or applications on the basis of MS SQL Server

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

MySQL Databases for KIT Applications and Students

MySQL is a popular open source database system, especially in the web environment.
KIT employees and students can create and set up their own MySQL database at SCC using their KIT account. (For students this service is free of charge, otherwise see applicable budgeting rules).

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

Hosting of Oracle databases and applications

Daten (Speichern, Teilen, Verwalten)

PostgreSQL is a widely used, object-relational database management system (DBMS). The SCC operates the open source product on its own server systems and offers KIT employees the possibility to use PostgreSQL databases for official purposes.
This service is currently not yet available to students.

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)

Statistics and data analysis software

Drucken
Der Campus Online Printing Service (COPS) ermöglicht das Absenden (Hochladen) von Druckaufträgen über eine Webschnittstelle an die zentralen Druckmaschinen von »Print & Plot« am SCC.
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
Studierende mit KIT-Konto (Typ "UABCD") können die Druckdienste des SCC nach Aufladen ihres Druckkontos (s. u.) nutzen. Das aktuelle Druckguthaben kann verschlüsselt abgefragt werden.
Mitarbeiter des KIT können die Druckdienste des SCC uneingeschränkt nutzen. Anfallende Kosten werden der jeweiligen KIT-Einrichtung monatlich in Rechnung gestellt.
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

Certification service based on X.509 certificates for users and servers with associated documentation. X.509 certificates are also used for signing and encrypting e-mails, among other things.

E-Mail

This service provides an e-mail box (with groupware functionality) for sending and receiving e-mails.

E-Mail

This service provides all users of the DFN (German Research Network) scientific network with distribution lists for e-mails for operating their own lists.

E-Mail

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

Use this procedure to report malicious messages and spam to the SCC. An email clearly identified as a malicious message can be moved to the Spam_KIT folder in your mailbox by participants in the malicious email and spam reporting process. KIT students and staff can participate in the reporting process.

E-Mail

Automatic checking of e-mails for their spam score.
For testing before sending mass emails or for independent error analysis.

E-Mail

Anti-Virus Protection for mail servers at KIT

High Performance Computing

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) includes all types of computer support in engineering.

High Performance Computing

Computer algebra systems are used to solve mathematical problems using symbolic methods. 
The SCC provides the two systems Maple and Mathematica as campus licenses for the KIT.

High Performance Computing

SCC gives KIT users access to High Performance Computing (HPC) and Data Intensive Computing (DIC) infrastructures. SCC itself operates several computer systems (bwUniCluster 2.0, ForHLR) for different user groups. In addition, KIT scientists can use the bwForClusters within the framework of the bwHPC federation. The SCC also advises on applications for computing time on supra-regional high-performance computers (Tier-2), such as the ForHLR, or on the national supercomputers (Tier-1) of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (JSC, HLRS, LRZ).

High Performance Computing

Users can access the HPC resources operated by the SCC via Jupyter. All that is required is a web browser. Within the web application, source code of different programming languages can be edited and executed and calculations can be visualized interactively. In addition to tools for documentation, various user interfaces and terminals are available.

High Performance Computing

Compilers and tools for software development.

High Performance Computing

Consulting and support for technical-scientific software at KIT

High Performance Computing

Computer and projection infrastructure for visualization in scientific projects, such as the analysis of measurement data, illustration of computer simulations in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics or in computer-aided product development at Campus North.

Hilfe & Support

Handling of security incidents by KIT's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

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

"SCC Flyers" are printed flyers with short instructions for selected SCC services.

Hilfe & Support

The Service Desk is the central contact point of the SCC for all inquiries, problem reports and requests concerning the IT services of the SCC. Requests that the SCC Service Desk cannot answer directly are forwarded via a ticket system to teams of experts within the SCC. You will be informed automatically by e-mail about the current status of your request.

Hilfe & Support

The SCC Service News contains relevant information regarding changes to the services offered by SCC.
They are published under News (Kategorie=Dienste) .

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

Technical Client Support (TCS) is in charge of the centrally managed IT workstations at KIT. TCS sets up the workstation computers as well as connected components and configures them for centrally managed operation in the service units at KIT.

Hilfe & Support

The TechPoint serves as a contact point for technical problems and the laptop lending service for students.

Homeoffice

With KIT team sites you can share information over a web-based platform at KIT.EDU 

Homeoffice

Provides session-based Windows desktops with installed standard software for KIT staff.

Homeoffice

Microsoft Teams is a cloud platform that combines chat, meetings, video conferencing, notes, collaborative file editing and sharing, and tasks. This supports teamwork and especially collaboration with colleagues in a hybrid work environment.

 

Functionalities/possibilities offered by MS Teams in general are limited at KIT.

Homeoffice

This service provides the user with external (INTERNET) access to internal resources of the KIT (INTRANET).

Homeoffice

Videoconferencing service, for example, to hold project meetings with research colleagues or project partners and to look through documents online or to hold events with a partner institute at a national or international level.

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

The IT workstations of KIT should, on the one hand, ensure secure operation within the KIT infrastructure and, on the other hand, support the employees in research, teaching, and administration in their work in the best possible way. In order to fulfill this task for all areas, the SCC has worked out different operating models for workstation end devices. The two operating models that support decentrally organized operation are the modular model and the policy model.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

The service "External IT support for workstations" is the contract for IT support for IT workstations at KIT. This can be used to cover peak loads in the support of workstation computers in the organisational units at KIT. This work can be assigned to the framework agreement partner (RVP) via individual orders in the ticket system by IT representatives.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

Devices with network connection in the network of KIT (KITnet) communicate via this service and can access the internet and intranet, guest network, and contractors’ network.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

The WSUS service downloads updates from Microsoft servers and makes them available in the KIT's internal network.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

Consulting on contract modalities of mobile devices (voice and data tarifs for mobile communications) and consulting on the selection of smartphones and UMTS sticks.

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 SCC has its own software shop for distributing the software to employees and students.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

This IT service offers KIT employees centrally managed and daily updated virus protection for notebooks, desktop PCs, and servers.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

The KMS service enables the automatic allocation and activation of Windows and Office volume licenses.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

Access to Wireless-LAN (Intranet / Gastnetz des KIT / eduroam)

IT-Sicherheit

Protection against unauthorized access to network segments inside the KIT (firewall).

Lehr- und Lernsysteme

The Campus Management Portal for Students (Student Portal) is the campus management platform for students and offers various IT services for self-service students (course catalogue, personal timetable, exam registration and cancellation, download of various certificates, etc.).

Lehr- und Lernsysteme

The Campus Management System "CAS Campus" is the central information system at KIT for the management of all processes related to studying and teaching.

Lehr- und Lernsysteme
ILIAS is a web-based learning platform (Learning Management System, LMS) for creating and publishing digital teaching and learning materials for e-learning. In addition, ILIAS supports communication and cooperation among teachers and students, offers the creation and execution of online tests, exams, and evaluations, and the implementation of didactic structures for complete courses. The platform is available to all teachers and students at KIT, access is via https://ilias.studium.kit.edu, login is done with the KIT account.
Lehr- und Lernsysteme

Video conference for oral examinations

For conducting oral examinations via video conference, KIT hosts the web application Jitsi Meet. Apart from a suitable web browser, no other software needs to be installed. The KIT recommends the use of this service for conducting oral examinations via video conference.

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)

For communication and for the use of services in the Internet and Intranet, each computer connected to KITnet requires a registration in the DNS (Domain Name Service).

The DNS data is kept in a central DNS database and transferred on a regular base to the domain name server of the SCC. Registered DNS representatives can use the DNSVS to manage the DNS database.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

eduroam (education roaming) is an international Wi-Fi internet access roaming service for users in research, higher education and further education. The KIT has been a member of the eduroam network since its inception. With eduroam it is possible for employees and students of participating institutions to have a secure WiFi access to the local WLAN at all participating institution for the use of eduroam.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

This service makes it possible to transfer exactly the same WLAN conditions that apply on campus to the home office. The service is currently still in the pilot phase. Interested IT officers (ITB) should contact the WLAN support.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

 NAT is short for Network Address Translation, NATVS is the associated central administration system at KIT. Prerequisite for the NATVS access is the registration as DNSVS supervisor.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

Consulting, planning, AVA, building monitoring, network design for new and extensions of the LAN/WAN on Campus North.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

With the use of the web proxy service happens a call from information from the internet via a KIT server (the web proxy) which is put in between.

Netzzugang (Internet, WLAN, VPN)

Direct WiFi access in the institute’s own networks.

Rechner-Poolräume

Virtual teaching and laboratory environment for PC pools that any pool room operator can use.

Rechner-Poolräume

This service provides KIT organizations with a pool infrastructure for computer-aided exercises.

For the duration of the protection measures during the corona crisis, the SCC provides remote access to the centrally managed pool computers. Further information can be found in this news article.

Regularien & Bedingungen

The consulting includes planning, conception, if necessary application and procurement of IT equipment and software. The SCC often also takes over the complete financial processing of major projects in the IT environment.

Server & Systeme (VM, Hosting, Housing)
Das SCC betreibt Umgebungen am KIT-Campus Nord und KIT-Campus Süd, die es KIT-Einrichtungen (KIT-OEs) ermöglichen, dort virtualisierte Serversysteme vServer), zu betreiben.
Beratung bzgl. Ausstattung/Umfang/Management eines vServers oder eines Ressourcenpools innerhalb der Virtualisierungsumgebung.
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.

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.
Software und Lizenzen

SCC offers various suites and individual products in the field of image processing, graphic design and technical documentation.

Software und Lizenzen

Software subscription to support academic teaching.

Software und Lizenzen

Microsoft 365 Apps for Education for students

Software und Lizenzen

Software subscription to support academic teaching.

Software und Lizenzen

Microsoft contract Baden-Württemberg

Software und Lizenzen

Microsoft's licensing program for the purchase of licenses at university conditions.

Software und Lizenzen

The easy-to-use, collaborative, online LaTeX editor Overleaf is available to all KIT employees and students. This software is a cloud service at overleaf.com. A portal has been set up for the KIT: www.overleaf.com/edu/kit

Software und Lizenzen

Software subscription to support academic teaching.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)

ChemA is a chemical management system that was developed especially for the KIT and is now also used in other research facilities. It supports the organizational units in the management of their hazardous substances using all existing digital data. It accompanies the substances from the order to the delivery, the internal distribution, the storage, the consumption up to the waste.

In particular, the legal obligation for the KIT to maintain a hazardous substance register and to inform employees about hazardous substance properties is fulfilled with the least possible effort.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)

The SCC maintains the hardware and software of the flextime recording system. This includes the flextime terminals installed at KIT for recording clock-in and clock-out times and the associated backend system.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)

The KIT-wide personal communications directory is provided by the SCC and offers both a self-service in the employee portal (my.scc.kit.edu) to edit one's own communication data and a search mask for a search in the communication data of all employees, guests and partners.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)

The SAP ERP system supports a wide range of administrative business processes and is used by various service units. SAP ERP functions include accounting, procurement and materials management, human resources management and more.

Unternehmensanwendungen (SAP, Campus Management)

The SAP portal provides access to SAP applications such as Employee Self Services (ESS/MSS), decentralized procurement (Supplier Relationship Management, SRM), and reporting (Business Warehouse, SAP BW). The applications can be accessed platform-independently via a Web browser.

Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)
Portal/website with personalized and localized information optimized for access with mobile devices. Target groups are employees and students.
Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)

Operation of 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.

Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)

Operation of an intranet/internet presence for organizational/service units of KIT.

Webauftritte (Homepage, Domain)

Personal websites for students

Zusammenarbeit (Groupware)
Matrix is an open communication protocol for real-time communication.
Zusammenarbeit (Groupware)

Implementation (creation and evaluation) of anonymous online polls for committee meetings and appeal hearings at KIT with LimeSurvey