bwLehrpool Wiki

Welcome to the website of bwLehrpool, provided via funding from the State of Baden-Württemberg.
Here you will find descriptions and tips to make your work with bwLehrpool at your college or university easier. We have split this wiki into different subject areas, so that you can quickly find the answers to your questions. If you find that a subject is missing (or not translated into English), we sincerely invite you to get involved in the expansion and completion of this wiki. Also, you can contact us and tell us what information you feel is missing, and we will do our best to fill those gaps.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact us at

Quick Start

If you, as a student or instructor, have questions or problems regarding setting up VMs or with the general use of bwLehrpool, please contact first the Support at your local computer center. They will be able to provide you with the quickest solutions.

Information for Instructors

Here you will find descriptions and tips for the use of bwLehrpool out of the point of view of the end user. The following topics address among others the basic use of bwLehrpool, as well as specific details such as printing or the Pool Video Switch. Also, how to create or customize virtual machines for use in bwLehrpool and the administration of VMs and events (Veranstaltungen) with the help of the bwLehrpool Suite.

Additionally there is an internal area for the administrators of the satelite servers. There you will find information on configuration options, further recommendations for running and tips for customizing your local environment.
To get access to this area, please register with this wiki and then provide your username and request to for activation of your account.

We have a Mailinglist, through which we announce updates and improvements. We recommend all Satellite Server administrators register for this mailing list.

Informationen for Satellite Server Administrators