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Service manuals

TIK – Technical Information and Communication Services

Here you can find manuals for our services A-Z at a glance.

SAP® Applications Support

The TIK takes care of the technical operation and in parts the application support of SAP and supports the finance department in all technical questions concerning SAP.


DaRUS is the place to archive, share and publish the research data, scripts and codes of the members and partners of the University of Stuttgart.

Backup Service

Institutes and facilities of the University of Stuttgart have the possibility to centrally store backup data from their server and workstation computers.

Print & Scan Services

The printing and plotting service of the Universität Stuttgart operates a variety of devices for the output of documents, graphics, plans, posters and more.


Members of the Universität Stuttgart are automatically assigned their own e-mail address. In addition to the regular accounts, functional addresses can also be requested.

File Service

Facilities and institutes of the Universität Stuttgart can store data on the servers of the TIK. Access is via the CIFS (SMB) protocol and, on request, NFS.

Identity management (SIAM)

Via our central identity management all members and affiliates of the Universität Stuttgart receive a uniform, personal and university-wide user account. The access authorization to most IT services is connected to the identity management.

Learning and working cooperation platform ILIAS

ILIAS is the central learning and working cooperation platform of the Universität Stuttgart.


With the central mailrelay service your e-mail traffic is protected from viruses and spam.

Online Survey

Members of the University of Stuttgart have the possibility to create and evaluate computer­based surveys for teaching and research purposes.

Scan Exams

Lecturers at the Universität Stuttgart have the opportunity to evaluate their examinations and exams with the help of computers.

Server Certificates

Certificates for servers in the institutions and facilities of the Universität Stuttgart can be applied for via the web interface.


Members of the University of Stuttgart gain secure access to the university network from anywhere via a VPN client.

Lecture Recordings

Members of the Universität Stuttgart have the opportunity to record their events in the lecture hall or from home and make them available online to participants.

Virus protection

Endpoint Protection Software is provided to all employees of the University of Stuttgart for the secure operation of work computers and servers.

Virtual Programming Laboratory (ViPLab)

The virtual programming lab ViPLab is a browser-based programming environment in ILIAS which enables the execution of programming tasks in online tests.

Wi-Fi (eduroam)

Members of all universities participating in the Educational Roaming (eduroam) initiative receive free WLAN at the University of Stuttgart.

Web Hosting

As a content management system, the TIK offers OpenCms to institutions of the University of Stuttgart, for the design of their websites.

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