CIP-Pool Informatik

CIP Pool Homepage - Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the homepage of the computer labs (CIP-Pools) of the Department of Computer Science at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. You can find most of our computer labs in the blue Computer-Science-Building located in Martensstrasse 3, 91058 Erlangen.

About this page

CIP Pool registration in times of Corona

Remote registration and password reset via IdM login is now possible at

Corona state

From wednesday 2021-06-23 on the CIP-Pools in the rooms 01.155-113 (CIP1) and 02.151-113 (CIP2) are available for studying again.
  • Workplaces must be reserved using RSVP.
  • You need to check in on arrival, and check out when you leave the workplace for the day.
  • QR-Codes and web links for doing so can be found at every available workplace.
  • Please consider the current behaviour rules according the pandemic.
  • You are required to wear a FFP-2 mask the whole time while in the building.
  • You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the Workplaces.
  • Mouse and keyboard must be disinfected with the provided disinfecting wipes (white bucket) before and after use.

Please note: You need to activate your student card for door locking in order to access the building.

Printing is only possible with a seat reservation.
It is not yet possible to top up your printer balance.


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Due to an urgent security update, all clients will be rebootet today (2021-07-21) at around 19:00.

-- Felix Kraus

Posted Wed 21 Jul 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST

Terminal server maintenance

This friday the 09th of July at 23:00 the network configuration of will be changed. At this time active network connections will be lost and the machine will be unavailable for an expected few minutes.

Ircbox maintenance

This friday the 09th of July will be moved to a VM, due to repeated hardware failures. The maschine will be temporarily unavailable between 23:00 and 02:00 of the following day.

-- Michael Gebhard

Posted Wed 07 Jul 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST

CIP-Pool Reopening

From wednesday 2021-06-22 on the CIP-Pools in the rooms 01.155-113 (CIP1) and 02.151-113 (CIP2) are available for studying again. Information on how to resere a workplace can be found on our website (

-- Felix Kraus


On Monday 2021-06-28 the machines in CIP4 (cip4[a-e][0-3]) are temporarily unavailable from 00:00 due to maintenance.

-- Michael Gebhard

GitLab up and running again

The hardware problems that lead to the downtime of our GitLab are resolved. The GitLab instance is available as normal again. We are not aware of any data loss. Due to further maintenance work, another short but announced downtime is to be expected in the next few weeks.

-- Felix Kraus

Posted Fri 25 Jun 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST