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For the VPN authentication, you need to use the same password and login method as with Wi-Fi:

Realm Login name
for students[email protected]
for employees and longterm guests[email protected]
if you are using a group realm[email protected]'realm'

If you are not sure to which realm you belong, you can check it here

VPN provides a way to access the ETH campus network from outside the ETH. This is a requirement to access several IT services from outside ETH locations (i.e. when you are connected to the network of an external university, a hotel WiFi network or telecommunication provider network). The technique behind that is called VPN and stands for Virtual Private Network.

  • For Windows, Mac OS and Linux-based operating system we recommend the AnyConnect VPN Client from Cisco. This can be automatically installed from ETH Staff.
  • Connecting to the VPN. Once the vpn client is installed you can connect to the ETH vpn network by starting the AnyConnect VPN client (it should be in your Applications or Programs folder, look for Cisco AnyConnect). In the the AnyConnect window (where it says 'Ready to connect') enter '.
  • The Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client: VPN Client: For the our organisation can be alternatively proxy. network of via VPN Docs The official SFTP of the Cisco AnyConnect Services & resources cases, Public VPN (external Buy VPNCoin + Gift log in everywhere, UZH server address and provide /miniinternetproject.

Howto establish a VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection to the ETH campus network from a Windows computer. This quick guide shows you how to connect to the ETH campus network using VPN (Virtual Private Network) from a Windows computer. Now you will be guided trough the installation of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client.

Please note, after you have established a VPN tunnel all network traffic (also access to non-ETH sites) from and towards your laptop will be looped trough the ETH network.

Follow these steps to access the VPN tunnel.

VPN on managed devices


The Cisco AnyConnect Client is already installed. You can find it by clicking the Windows key and type “cisco” to locate it.
If you use macOS you will find it trough Spotlight type “cisco” to locate it.

VPN on unmanaged and private computers

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You can click on the link to install the Cisco AnyConnect Client.

Start and Connect Cisco AnyConnect Client


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When you start the Client for the first time you may have to fill in the server address. Type “” and click “connect”


In the login window type your nethz username in the same way as when logging on to Wi-Fi and click “ok”.
Note: You need permission to the vpn service to be able to login.

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When you have connected successfully, the window closes and you can see the Cisco AnyConnect icon in the notification area in the lower right corner:

Stop and Disconnect Cisco AnyConnect Client

To disconnect from the VPN network you can click on the icon within the start menu entry mentioned above.

Just click Disconnect to disconnect your laptop from the VPN and campus network.