The VPN account
For the login into a VPN a corresponding account in the self-service is required.
Please note that you have to set a password for the vpn account so that you can establish connection to the RWTH vpn.
Starting from March 19, 2024, the use of MFA to connect to the VPN will be mandatory. To be able to use VPN, you will need to set up a token for the second factor.
You must set up a token for the second factor. On the Protected Services and respective Token Procedures help page, you will find the services that offer multi-factor authentication (MFA), the token procedures available for the individual services and links to the instructions for the individual token procedures.
The VPN account is automatically rolled out when various ConnectMe coupons are redeemed for activation.
RWTH employees and students receive the account automatically.
Please note that you have to set a password for the VPN account so that you can establish connection to the RWTH VPN.
If you do not have a VPN account in the Selfservice, it may be available to your group of people as an optional account.
Optional accounts can be created in the self-service. You can find instructions under Create account