In the case your computer is not registered (i.e. no DHCP and DNS entry) in D-INFK subnet, you can use the public wired or wireless ETH network. Authentication is necessary to connect into these networks.
There are different possibilities:
The UTP plugs of the public wired network are marked with this label:
LAN 802.1x User Authentication
You can find how to activate wired LAN 802.1x user authentication here
The two batch-files for creating the necessary registry keys on a windows machine are contained in the following zip archive: batch-auth.zip
After the first connection the window "Enter Credentials" appears.
User name: nethz-account@vpz-name
Logon domain: <no entry>
WLAN 802.1x User Authentication
You can find information how to activate WLAN 802.1x user authentication here
Hints how to manage this with Windows Vista and Windows 7 you can find here
(unfortunately only in German).
You can find information about the VPN at ETH here
If you want to use the private VPN please ask your IT Coordinator or isginf
Informations about authentication via landing page can be found here
More informations about Network Authentication (in German) here
Guest and Conference Access
Members of the D-INFK
can create 3-days accounts for access to VPN and the public (wireless and docking) networks for guests at https://passwort.ethz.ch
» meine Services
For shared access to the network, e.g., for conferences, please contact your IT Coordinator or isginf