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Log in

To log in to our HPC resources, you can use SSH client or Open OnDemand. You can find more information here or on separate Open OnDemand page.

SSH client - terminal

In Linux/UNIX and Windows 10 and 11 open your terminal and type following command, use -p port when needed (default port is 22):

ssh -p 5522

where user is your username, the login01 or login02 will be selected randomly.

First log-in

If you obtain message about the authenticity of the host that can't be established during the first log-in, please, type yes.

If you want to log in specifically to the one of the login nodes, you can use the domain and port from the table.

Login node
IP address / domain
login01 5522
login02 5522


  1. Open new session from the "Sessions" button on top of MobaXterm screen.
  2. Navigate to "SSH" and enter the "Remote host", "Username", and "Port" values. Select correct port (5522).
  3. Activate "Use private key" button and click the blue icon at the end of bar.
  4. Locate the desired private key and click "Open".
  5. Finally, click "OK" again to log into the remote server with key pair authentication.

  1. Enter the remote server Host Name or IP address under "Session". Select correct port (5522).
  2. Navigate to "Connection" > "SSH" > "Auth" > “Credentials”.
  3. Click "Browse..." under "Authentication parameters" / "Private key file for authentication".
  4. Locate the desired private key and click "Open".
  5. Finally, click "Open" again to log into the remote server with key pair authentication.

OpenVPN client on Windows 10 and later versions.


"Following section applies for users who want to use the ANSYS software package."

Go to the following website to download OpenVPN client for Windows.

Scroll down the website slightly and locate the 'Windows 64-bit MSI installer' on the left side of your screen, as shown in the attached picture. Then, use the mouse to left-click on the orange box labeled 'OpenVPN-2.6.6-I001-amd64.msi'


  • Navigate to the directory where the OpenVPN software was downloaded, which is typically the 'Downloads' directory.
  • Double-click on 'OpenVPN-2.6.6-I001-amd64' using the left mouse button"
  • A new window will pop.


  • Click on "Install Now" button.

  • If it redirects you to a new window called 'User Account Control' with the title 'Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device,' click on the 'Yes' button.

  • After the installation process is finished, close the window.


  • To open the OpenVPN application, click on the Windows icon in the bottom panel on the left side. Type OpenVPN and click on the application.
  • The OpenVPN application can be found on the right side of the panel bar, and its icon resembles a monitor with a lock, as shown in the picture below. If you cannot locate the application directly on the bottom panel bar, click on the arrow pointing up, and you should see the mentioned icon there.


  • Right-click on the icon, then select 'Import', and choose 'Import File'. A new window will appear; navigate to the folder where you saved the *.ovpn file. Double-click on the *.ovpn file or select it and click 'Open.
  • Go to the right side of the bottom panel bar, right-click on the OpenVPN icon, and a new window will appear. At the top of the small window, you should see the name of the *.ovpn file; move your mouse cursor there. A new window will appear on the right side; click on 'Connect.
  • Now, you should see two windows on your screen. In the smaller window, you should see three fields: Username:, Password:, and Save password. To log in, use your username and password from the web portal and click on the 'OK button'. After a successful login, you should be able to access the Devana cluster. step5