eduroam

eduroam(education roaming) services started originally under TERENA in Europe, and now is accepted by the research and education community as the de-facto standard for Wi-Fi. In Japan, the provider of eduroam is the Japanese National Institute of Informatics (NII). Anyone who has eduroam account as a student, a faculty/staff member from a participating institution can connect to the eduroam network available on campus.

Connect to eduroam

  • In case KIT faculty/staff member and students use eduroam network in other eduroam organizations

    Those who meet any of the following conditions can apply:

    • @kit.ac.jp domain (For Faculty/staff members)
    • @edu.kit.ac.jp domain (For Students)
      Graduate students(Master’s Programs, Doctoral Programs) can apply. If you are undergraduate students, you need to belong to your laboratory.
    • @jim.kit.ac.jp domain (For office staff members)

    Follow the steps below:

  • How to connect eduroam at KIT

    • If you are researchers, teachers, students, staff from eduroam participating institutions, you need to complete any procedures at your own institution before visiting KIT.
    • If you are NOT researchers, teachers, students, staff from GakuNin participants, you need to visit Federated ID Service and obtain your ID/Password.

    Instructions

    1. Connect to the SSID “eduroam”.
    2. Enter your username followd by @domain in the Username field & Password in the Password field.
    3. Click OK.

Permitted traffic

You cannot access the resources such as websites that are only accessible within KIT.

  • Web
    HTTP (80/tcp)
    HTTPS (443/tcp)
  • Mail
    SMTPS (465/tcp)
    submission (587/tcp)
    IMAPS (993/tcp)
    POPS (995/tcp)
  • Live Streaming
    Ustream, Niconico Live (843/tcp, 1935/tcp, 2805-2899/tcp, 6660-6669/tcp)
  • VPN
    SSH (22/tcp)
    PPTP (GRE, 1723/udp)
    IPsec (AH, ESP, 500/udp, 4500/udp)
    OpenVPN (1194/tcp, 1194/udp)
    L2TP (1701/tcp, 1701/udp)

KIT members who have made SSL-VPN availavle can access to the internal-only resources by using it.