New at KPH – A brief overview

Here you can find a summary of the services provided by the IT group of the Institute of Nuclear Physics.

IT representatives of the working groups/collaborations

There should be IT representatives in every working group or collaboration - if in doubt, ask your supervisor about this. Questions about IT should always be discussed in the collaboration first.

Further sources of information

ZDV account / university account

You can manage several settings yourself. Here you will find a short overview.



At the Institute of Nuclear Physics the WLAN is provided by the ZDV. You can use the networks "eduroam" and "Uni-Mainz".  How to connect is described on this website of the ZDV.


Not all network sockets in the Institute's offices are actively connected. The use of a non-active network socket must be requested from the IT department. Each device is registered with its MAC address and then assigned an IP address via DHCP. Details can be found in the article on Internet and network access within the Institute.

IntraKey (electronic key)

Your personal key will be requested from the IT group by your supervisor and issued to you as soon as the necessary work and radiation protection briefings have taken place.

Print system

There is a print server that can be used to control all printers.


Instructions on how to create an SSH key can be found here.
How to create an SSH tunnel to the KPH infrastructure is described here.

Services of the IT Group

The services of the IT department can be found here.

Suport - Ticket System

Send an e-mail with your request to A ticket will automatically be created with the IT department and we will take care of it. You can also enter all relevant information about an order or printer support via a web interface.


The IT group will be happy to advise you on IT orders such as servers, computers and network technology and prepare the processes ready for signature. Here you will find further information on the ordering process.