Accounts

Every employee has two accounts:

  • faculty account
  • u:account (university account for employees, mailbox-account, ZID-account).

If you are a student you might have an additional account:

  • student account (u:account for students)

If you are a guest you have the following two accounts:

  • faculty account
  • university account (u:account for non-members, guest account, light user id, ZID-account)

If you need access to the Vienna Scientific Cluster 3 have a look at the VSC 3 page.

Faculty Account

Username

The username is usually a name you chose by yourself (e.g. your last name).

Services

The faculty account provides access to faculty specific services:

  • Login at the Linux computers at the math faculty
  • Printing at the math faculty (FollowMe, mobile printing, ...)
  • Calendars
  • Access to your files on the math faculty's storage (Windows user share U:, group share, ...)
  • Personal homepage at the math faculty (www.mat.univie.ac.at/~username)
  • Remote access
  • Git Hosting
  • TimeMachine backup

Change a known password

Log in on a linux computer at the faculty (e.g. by via ssh at login.mat.univie.ac.at) and type in passwd.

Administration

The account administration is handled by Martina Fellner. She creates a new account for you when you first arrive at the department, looks up your username/resets your password if you forgot it, and extends expired accounts if necessary.

University account

Username

The username usually looks like "first 7 (9) letters of your surname + first letter of your first name + one (two) digit(s)" (e.g. musterm8 or mustermanm87), but there are exceptions.

Services

The university account for employees provides access to the following services:

  • Login at the Windows computers at the math department
  • Email (firstname.surname@univie.ac.at)
  • WLAN (eduroam), wired network in lecture rooms
  • VPN (univpn)
  • CTI (Computer Telephone Interface)
  • E-learning (Moodle)
  • Personal homepage at the university webserver (homepage.univie.ac.at/firstname.surname)
  • ZID File services
  • Use of public computer rooms at the University of Vienna
  • Login to i3v, SAP, UNIVISonline
  • All other services provided by the ZID (http://intra.univie.ac.at, u:book, u:print, ...)

The university account for non-members provides access to the following services:

Standard role:

  • WLAN (eduroam), wired network in lecture rooms
  • VPN (univpn)

The extended role provides in addition:

  • Email (firstname.surname@univie.ac.at)
  • ZID File services
  • Use of public computer rooms at the University of Vienna

Administration

Most of the account administration you can do online (see also this page):

Unfortunately, some of these websites are only available in german. If you need assistance with this, please contact the ZID Helpdesk or Martina Fellner.

If you are a guest, any employee can open an account for you (guests cannot open an account on their own). Please don't hesitate to contact Martina Fellner if you need help with this.

Further information