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Stuttgart, Selfnet

Universities All Universities and Universities of applied sciences in Stuttgart incl. dual studies.
Location of university Stuttgart
Network plan Description of the network, Core-Weathermap, Structuremap
Users about 5800 (11/2019)
Studenten in dormitories of the student union about 5847
Studenten in managed by VSSW about 1955
Dormitory rooms connected to the Selfnet network about 7339
Volunteers about 40
Technology Server: mostly Supermicro or Dell PowerEdge, Switche: Juniper EX3300, EX4600 WLAN: Huawei (\~800 APs, 2 ACs)
Software: mostly Debian, Python (Scripte, Django), PostgreSQL, nftables, dvblast
Uplink: 2x 20GBit/s to the internet (via BelWue/AS553)
Each dormitory building is connected with 10-20 GBit/s singlemode optical fiber. On campus Vaihingen there are still some ancient multimode fibers left that are too long and are only capable of 1GBit/s.
Membership fee 8,5€/month
Year of foundation 1999

About Selfnet

Selfnet e.V. is a non-profit student association run entirely by volunteers. We supply students with a broadband network in the dormitories of Stuttgart and our primary goal is the transfer of knowledge.


As of 11/2018 most of the student dormitories run by Studierendenwerk Stuttgart (students union) in Stuttgart Campus Vaihingen, Stuttgart City, Stuttgart-Möhringen, Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart Untertürkheim and Ludwigsburg are connected to the dormitory network.

Currently only one dormitory in the inner city of Stuttgart and one in Esslingen are planned also be connected once all optical fiber connections are completed in 2019.