Firewall & VPN for TU facilities
Protect your institute's network!

To protect your institute network against unwanted network access, the HRZ offers you the installation of a firewall at the access to the institute network. The HRZ takes over the configuration, commissioning and operation of the firewall on the basis of your specifications. Within the scope of this offer, it is also possible to set up VPN access to the institute network.

User groups

The service is available to institutions of the TU (faculties, central institutions), the central administration, university groups and student bodies.

Service characteristics

The service offers...

  • Firewall – Securing the customer network against unwanted access from outside
  • Provision of VPN access to the customer network (optional)
  • Securing the network against access from the customer network (optional)
  • Protection of several networks, e.g. server network, DMZ (optional)

The equipment, software and corresponding licenses required for service provision are secured by the HRZ with a maintenance contract and are replaced within the framework of the agreement concluded – after failure.

Prerequisite for the installation of a firewall are one or more subnets (IPv4/IPv6) at the TU Darmstadt. The VPN client supports Windows, MacOS and Linux as well as iOS and Android.

This offer is subject to a fee. An overview of the prices can be found here .

In order to adapt the configuration to your needs, the initial configuration is worked out together with you on the basis of a basic configuration and the appropriate firewall model is selected.

Please reach us by using our contact form .

The service will then be available to you on the agreed date. A lead time of one working week must be observed.