Accessing the Department servers

Use the information on this page if you're using a laptop, your home computer or similar, and want to

  • use the terminal/shell as from the office
  • accessing files


To check your email online, go to

In order to configure your email client, please see the Innsida help page for email.

Shell access

Open a terminal (for instance through LauchpadUtilitiesTerminal), and type


You will be asked for your username and password. You you are asked to confirm that you want to connect, type "yes" and hit Enter.

Computing servers

Please see Computations.

Accessing files

(With VPN) Enable the VPN connection, and connect to this server


To connect, open Finder, open the Go menu, and click Connect to server. Fill inn the address above, and click Connect. If you want to save it for later, click the + button to add it to the list. Remember to change <username> to your own username.

2017-12-12, Per Kristian Hove