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From Non-compliant Networks (2-FA)

Accessing VSCode from Non-Brown compliant networks
This guide is only for users connecting from Non-Brown Compliant Networks. 2-FA is mandatory.
  1. 1.
    Install the Remote Development extension pack for VSCode
  2. 2.
    Open VSCode settings
  • On Windows/Linux - File > Preferences > Settings
  • On macOS - Code > Preferences > Settings
Search for symlink and make sure the symlink searching is unchecked
3. Under VSCode settings, search for remote ssh timeout and manually enter a timeout value i.e. 50s. It should give you enough time to complete 2-Factor Authentication.
4. Edit the ~/.ssh/config file on your local machine, add the following lines. Replace <username> with your Oscar username.
# Jump box with public IP address
Host jump-box
User <username>
# Target machine with private IP address
Host ccv-vscode-node
HostName vscode1
User <username>
ProxyCommand ssh -q -W %h:%p jump-box
6. In VSCode, select Remote-SSH: Connect to Host… and after the list populates select login-node