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1 Examples

  • If you are a member of the University of Konstanz and your local username is ab1234, your username on any bwHPC cluster is kn_ab1234.
  • If your local username for the university is vwxyz1234 and you are a user from the University of Freiburg and you want to login to the bwUniCluster this would combine to the following SSH command:
 ssh fr_vwxyz1234@bwunicluster.scc.kit.edu

Alternatively, you can also use -l for the user name:

 ssh -l fr_vwxyz1234 bwunicluster.scc.kit.edu
  • KIT users logging into bwUniCluster do not need to use a prefix, but if they are using a bwForCluster. If you are a KIT user and your username is pxd27239, your login names would be for the clusters:
    • bwUniCluster: pxd27239
    • bwForCluster: ka_pxd27239

1.1 Example login process for bwUniCluster 2.0

After the connection has been initiated, a successful login process will go through the following three steps:

1. The system asks for a One-Time Password. Generate one using the Software or Hardware Token registered on the bwIDM system (see Registration/2FA) and enter it after the Your OTP: prompt.

2. The systems asks for your service password. Enter it after the Password: prompt.

3. You are greeted by the bwUniCluster 2.0 banner followed by a shell.

The result should look like this:

Login example for bwUniCluster 2.0