Unterscheide TU-ID vs. Besucher-Account

Differences between TU-IDs and WiFi guest accounts

  WiFi (eduroam) Printing in PC rooms Access to additional TU Darmstadt services Time limit Application
WiFi guest account X -- -- Yes, to a maximum of 6 months. Necessary.
Gast TU-ID (guest TU ID) X X upon request Yes, to a maximum of 2 years. Necessary.
TU-ID for employees X X central services Valid for entire duration. Via settings, needs to be activated individually.
TU-ID for students X X central services Valid for entire duration. Via settings, needs to be activated individually.

Explanations

WiFi guest account

Application: WiFi guest accounts can be requested online by employees at TU Darmstadt. This is done by help of the university's IDM-Portal at the section “WLAN Besucher” (WiFi guest). This guest account is valid and active as soon as it is requested.

“Gast TU-ID” (TU guest ID)

Application: A “Gast TU-ID” can be requested by employees at TU Darmstadt by accessing the IDM-Portal and entering the section “Gast TU-ID”. The guest/partner needs to sign the according application form and then turn it in at HRZ. Subsequent to this process, the requested “Gast TU-ID” will be activated. The according retrieved personal data will be saved to HRZ's IDM-System.

Access to further services: Can be arranged by the individual in charge of each service.

Employees

Application: Further application processes are not necessary.

Access to further services: Essential central services, like TuCaN or specific websites can be used. In order to get access to further service, an according application is needed.

Students

Application: Further application processes are not necessary.

Access to further services: Essential central services, like TuCaN or specific websites can be used. In order to get access to further services, an according application is needed.