Remote*: Tips and Tricks#

Some workarounds related to remote development/debugging on Levante. These workarounds are not tested on all available remote tools but often specific to a certain IDE. We encourage you to test on your favorite IDE and report issues to

Connect to a previously allocated compute node (ssh)#


Tested on VSCode

  1. [Levante] Allocate a compute node with salloc (see here)

  2. [Local] Edit $HOME/.ssh/config and add this:

    Host *
  3. [Local] Add pub key to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys (only for the first time)

cat ~/.ssh/ | ssh 'cat >> .ssh/authorized_keys'
  1. [Local] From VSCode: (Ctrl+Shift+P) –> Connect to Host and then you have to manually specify

We assume that you did set up ssh following this link.

Alternative content for 2)#

You can also use the following configuration:

     User username
     ProxyCommand ssh -W %h:%p

You get computeNodeName from 1.

How to connect to a remote jupyter server (token)#


Currently, this extension is not working due to this open issue.

According to this tutorial, you can integrate VSCode with Jupyterhub.

In step 4, you will be asked to enter the jupyterhub URL and a token. You have to enter the full URL which can be: or


It depends on how you did start your server.

You can request a token by clicking on token in the menu after you login.