Example for log in to computerome for fictive user
's password: – your Computerome password, originally provided by DTU
Enter PASSCODE – received on the mobile phone and/or Google Authenticator
Windows PC users
Windows PC users are recommended to use the free Windows SSH client PuTTY for command-line SSH login to Computerome. If you need to display graphical tools from Computerome on your Windows PC, PuTTY will forward your X11 (a.k.a. X-Windows) display onto your PC.
However, in order to Windows to actually display X11, you need to install an X11 server on your PC.
Please see the excellent X11 on Windows page on Niflheim Wiki for further information.
Several commercial solutions are also available, some even provide bundled SSH and X11 functionality - such as MobaXterm for instance.
MobaXterm and 2-factor authentication
MobaXterm does not "play nice" with 2-factor authentication.
Per default, MobaXterm will open an embedded SFTP browser (called SSH-browser) when you start the terminal; this does not work with 2-factor authentication, since it means that you will attempt to start two different connections simultaneously, resulting in unwanted behavior in your login.
To avoid this, you need to make the following changes to MobaXterm:
On pre-11 versions of MobaXterm:
On pre-9.3 versions of MobaXterm:
You should always create a new connection in MobaXterm by clicking
Copy and paste problems on Computerome X applications when using Xquartz server on Mac
If you try using ssh-type commands in the MobaXterm terminal window, 2-factor authentication will fail.
SFTP Client Configurations
In order to use most FTP/SFTP clients on a 2 factor system you will need to limit the maximum simultaneous connections to avoid multiple login prompts.
Here you can see how to setup the mostly used clients
Login access restrictions
Please note that for reasons of security, SSH login access is only possible from the known Internet domains of authorized users.
If your connection terminates unexpectedly
If you are connecting to Computerome though a slightly unstable connection (Internet/WAN/similar), you may experience that it terminates with messages like
In such a case you could try adding the following to your
If you are on Windows, using PuTTY, the equivalent is to set