Access to the wired network

Access to wired network on campus is restricted to EPFL Members and allows to obtain access to high-speed for workstations or servers.

  • The students
  • The staff
  • All persons accredited with the right ‘Intranet access

To configure your workstation according to the rules, you must contact your IT manager of your unit.

Server setup is a bit more complex, we invite the IT manager to consult Datacenter hosting.

 

IP address128.178.x.y (x = network, y = your network address)Subnet mask255.255.255.0Default Gateway128.178.x.1 (x = network)Primary DNS serverSecondary DNS server128.178.15.8128.178.15.7Windows DNS servers (Active Directory)128.178.15.227128.178.15.228128.178.15.229DNS suffixepfl.ch IP address128.179.x.y (x = network, y = your network address)Subnet mask255.255.255.0Default Gateway128.179.x.1 (x = network)Primary DNS serverSecondary DNS server128.178.15.8128.178.15.7Windows DNS servers (Active Directory)128.178.15.227128.178.15.228128.178.15.229DNS suffixepfl.ch IPv6 is available in wired mode on (…)

Management of domain names for EPNET network is entrusted exclusively to the SI-EXINFR.Each connected device have at least a name and an IP address. It may be useful in some cases, to have other names IP (Alias​​) .Some rules are established for naming.download the rules for naming Refer to the SI directive.

If a machine has to be reach from outside the EPFL, the request to open access for this machine must be made through the form opening DIODE.For more information, please refer to the official page of DIODE at EPFL

EPFL has to pay a large amount to SWITCH for internet access.This amount is calculated using a distribution key valid for all Swiss universities.Three criteria are considered, each representing approximately one-third of the total :The number of employees and students of the institution.The bandwidth and the degree of redundancy of the link, a 10 Gbps (…)