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To enable your CRYPTOCard keypad, which will allow you to log in to UCAR resources, you first need to complete the acknowledgement form and fax it to 303-497-1840. You will be called with your personal identification number (PIN) within two business days.
When you receive your PIN, follow these steps to enable the keypad:
To log in to a CISL system—Yellowstone, in this example—use the ssh command and your UCAR username as shown.
ssh -X -l username yellowstone.ucar.edu
The system will prompt you to enter a token response.
Using keyboard-interactive authentication. Token_Response:
You can open more than one login session, but you must complete the authentication process for each session before opening another one.
If you have reason to believe someone might have learned your PIN, or your local computer has been infected by a virus or malware, change your PIN by following this procedure:
Here are some tips for taking proper care of this electronic device.
Contact the CISL Help Desk if you need to replace or exchange your CRYPTOCard keypad.
Users who lose or damage a CRYPTOCard keypad or fail to return it when required will be billed $67. The fee can be paid by credit card on the UCAR Payment Web Site or billed to the user's NCAR program number.
You can exchange a CRYPTOCard for a YubiKey authentication token. Include a note with your name and return address and state that you want to swap for a YubiKey. Send the CRYPTOCard via black bag (for Boulder employees) to ML, Computer Room, x2400. For those outside of Boulder, mail the CRYPTOCard to:
UCAR Shipping and Receiving
c/o Computer Room Mesa Lab
3090 Center Green Drive
Boulder CO, 80301
For security reasons, the CISL Help Desk cannot routinely arrange temporary access for users who forget to bring a CRYPTOCard or YubiKey to work. If you are out of town and need emergency access, contact email@example.com for assistance.