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About the login service

login.uib.no is open for logins through ssh from the all over the world. Services it provides are primarily console and further login access to other resource at UiB.

login.uib.no runs RedHat Enterprise Linux

Available software

login is not to be used to run graphical or processor-intensive software. If you have a need for software that you think should be on login, please tell us at http://bs.uib.no


Copy files using scp/sftp on Windows

Use WinSCP or SSH Secure Shell or similar software that supports scp/sftp and point it to login.uib.no on port 22 using protocol ssh/scp/sftp.

Copy files using rsync on Linux

Copy from login to local linux

rsync -vr bruker@login.uib.no:katalog/fil .

Copy from local Linux to login

rsync -vr katalog/fil bruker@login.uib.no:.

Technical information

login.uib.no is a virtual machine in our VMware Cluster. As of today it has no automatic failover but this will be setup as the new computer facility at Realfagsbygget moves to production throughout 2012.

Alternate login-service

If login.uib.no seems to be down or you have special needs, the ssh-service on alf.uib.no can also be used.