User guide

This user guide helps you to use the TV streaming of the University of Vienna.


This user guide is set up for Windows. Configurations with any other operating system are similar.


  • You are connected to the data network of the University of Vienna. Exceptions: The service does not work with Wi-Fi, via VPN or in the computer rooms.
  • VLC media player is installed on your device.

Download and installation

Download the newest version of VLC media player from the Website of the manufacturer VideoLAN. After installation, the player is already configured correctly and you can use the streaming server without change in settings..

Using the playlist

The available streamings are located in Lokales Netzwerk – Netzwerkstreams (SAP). (local network – network streams).

Screenshot Wiedergabeliste

Run the required stream with a double click.
It is possible that some of the shown video and audio streams are temporarily not available. Since these media are not hosted by the University of Vienna, they cannot be influenced by the University.

Configuring firewall

When running VLC with standardised configuration for the first time, Windows will ask you if Windows Firewall should grant access to VLC. 

Firewall notification

Select Nicht mehr blocken (Do not block).
If you don't get this notification or if you have deactivated the notifications, you have to add VLC manually to the Windows Firewall exceptions.
To do so, click Start – System – Windows Firewall – Exceptions.