It is mandatory that all computers and other devices that are to be connected to the Internet via network socket must be configurable via DHCP. Internet and network access is provided exclusively by the IT department and ZDV. In particular, the MAC addresses of devices that are to be newly connected via a network socket must have been registered beforehand. Here, the IT takes care of the configuration and registration.
Fraudsters are currently sending fake applications to prepare dynamite phishing.
In dynamite phishing, the attackers send e-mails to a target with the intention of forcing them to open the e-mail attachment.
Microsoft has announced that the support for Windows 7 will cease on January 14, 2020, which means that there will be no normal or security-related updates after that date.
We therefore recommend an upgrade to Windows 10, which we provide free of charge. If you wish, we can help you with the installation and, if necessary, take over for you.
If you still have concerns about the upgrade, you can visit us or contact us. We will be happy to advise you further.
As the VGA operation of the beamer in the lecture hall of the KPH proved to be unreliable, an HDMI/VGA Extender was installed - initially provisionally. We are currently preparing a permanent installation, also for the second beamer in the lecture hall.
If you need or want to help yourself, here are some points you should consider:
- When using the HDMI Extender, the beamer input MUST be switched to "Eingang 1 - DVI-D (HDCP)" via remote control.
- You will probably want to connect your notebook via HDMI or VGA. You don't need to bring the cables yourself. We have them here in stock.
- Please do not confuse HDMI and Display Port!
- There is also a display port and a DVI port. We also have these cables in stock if you need them.
- Here is also a photo with the connections.
If you still need help, instructions or cables and adapters for your notebook, please call the following numbers:
- 25855: Herr Almeida Sousa und Herr Androsov.
- 25868: Herr Kreim
Currently, HIM and KPH offer several seminars to demonstrate various software and tools that are very helpful in the daily work of the institutes. If you are interested, please register one week in advance, as popular courses like the Mathematica lecture, held by Dr. Michael Distler, have no room for further participants.
Further information on the seminars, registrations and organizational matters can be found at:
You want to order some IT-related hardware or want a toner cartridge to be replaced? Then click on the corresponding field. You will be redirected to a german formular, which will automatically create a ticket. For other issues, please write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, a new ticket will be created automatically.
Continue reading "Support"
In October 2018, the entrances to the Institute of Nuclear Physics were equipped with the electronic key system from intrakey. Below we want to answer some frequently asked questions.
Update 2023: The registration process for staff and guests has been changed. See General Organisation
PuTTY is a free implementation of SSH- and Telnet-services for Windows.
The Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz is a Europractice member.
What is Europractice?
Europractice offers state-of-the-art design tools as well as an MPW prototyping and packaging service to European universities and publicly funded research institutes for microelectronic and microsystem design.
JGU-Mainz Europractice representative:
Dr. Ulrich Schäfer (uschaefe (at) uni-mainz.de)
JGU-Mainz Europractice Licenses are currently served by PRISMA.
Dr. Andrea Brogna (abrogna (at) uni-mainz.de)
Any requests to Europractice should be routed through Dr. Ulrich Schäfer and Dr. Andrea Brogna
Current software portfolio: Xilinx, Mentor, Cadence, Intel/Altera.
Please note that some of these software licenses are strictly limited in number and usage conditions. Therefore, dependent on what exactly you require, you might have to sign additional documents, and/or you might have to provide the required funds to upgrade the license pool. So please, in any case of doubt, provide a short description of what you need and what you need it for and contact both Ulrich Schäfer and Andrea Brogna.
In case you require any tools that are not currently licensed to Mainz University you are advised to check the details at www.europractice.stfc.ac.uk first and then contact Dr. U. Schäfer & Dr. A. Brogna.
Please note that any purchase of software tools via Europractice would typically take about 2 months, once all paperwork is completed. NDAs and license agreements will be required for any new software packages. Please see the Europractice web page for licensing conditions. Generally speaking: Strictly non-commercial, education/research only.
Eligible for use of Europractice licenses: JGU-Mainz employees and students only, with currently valid contract/enrolment. Access to the licenses is tightly controlled, according to the licensing conditions.
Links to the home pages of the Institute for Nuclear Physics and various collaborations. Continue reading "Our Institute"