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Working outside the university - the most important services

Work safely in your home office

The security of business data must also be ensured when working at home. There are binding regulations for this at Bielefeld University. These include the correct handling of business data and business and private IT equipment. The staff unit Data Protection and Information Security has summarized the binding regulations.

VPN connection

In order to access the network drives or use SAP from an external location, for example, a VPN connection must first be established. The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client is required for this.

Before downloading, please check whether the Cisco AnyConnect Client is already installed on the (business) computer. In the Windows Start menu or under Programs.

 

Email

The fastest and easiest way to access email accounts is via the webmailer.

 

Network drives

Access to the personal network drives and group drives from external. A VPN connection is required.

 

SAP

Access to the different SAP modules via WebGui. A VPN connection is required for this.

 

Call forwarding of telephones

If you want to redirect your business telephone number, you can do so over the telephone.

 

Chat

TeamChat for easy communication with colleagues and in groups.

 

Videoconferencing

DFNConf

With DFNConf, employees can use video/audio conferences via the browser and thus create virtual meeting rooms themselves.

Zoom

We are currently working on a campus contract with Zoom. Until this contract is final, employees of Bielefeld University can register free of charge at https://zoom.us WITH THEIR UNI-EMAILADDRESS and carry out video conferences of up to 40 minutes duration.
For video conferences that are expected to last longer than 40 minutes, employees can contact til-team@uni-bielefeld.de by e-mail. The TiL-Team will temporarily provide an extended license.

Skype (temporary possibility)

Alternatively, Skype can also be used for video conferences. On computers managed by the BITS (central administration), the program is already installed. Otherwise you can download skype here.

Instruction Skype (in German)

 

Telephone Conferencing

The possibilities under video conferencing can also be used for audio-only telephone conferences.

Alternatively, telephone conferences can also be used via mobile phone. In addition a manual for iOS and Android:

 

Home learning / Distance learning

Lecturers can use the centrally offered learning platforms and the Panopto video platform to conduct their courses online and make them available as recordings or live streams. DFNconf (see above) or Adobe Connect can also be used for webinars.

Zoom

We are currently working on a campus contract with Zoom. Until this contract is final, employees of Bielefeld University can register free of charge at https://zoom.us WITH THEIR UNI-EMAILADDRESS and carry out video conferences of up to 40 minutes duration.
For video conferences that are expected to last longer than 40 minutes, employees can contact til-team@uni-bielefeld.de by e-mail. The TiL-Team will temporarily provide an extended license.