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This guide helps you learn how to login and logout using the MedPerf client to access the main production MedPerf server. MedPerf uses passwordless authentication. This means that login will only require you to access your email in order complete the login process.


Follow the steps below to login:

  • Step1 Run the following command:
medperf auth login

You will be prompted to enter your email address.

After entering your email address, you will be provided with a verification URL and a code. A text similar to the following will be printed in your terminal:



If you are running the MedPerf client on a machine with no graphical interface, you can use the link on any other device, e.g. your cellphone. Make sure that you trust that device.

  • Step2 Open the verification URL and confirm the code:

Open the printed URL in your browser. You will be presented with a code, and you will be asked to confirm if that code is the same one printed in your terminal.

Code Confirmation

  • Step3 After confirmation, you will be asked to enter your email address. Enter your email address and press "Continue". You will see the following screen:

Login code

  • Step4 Check your inbox. You should receive an email similar to the following:

Login email

Enter the received code in the previous screen.

  • Step5 If there is no problem with your account, the login will be successful, and you will see a screen similar to the following:

Login success


To disconnect the MedPerf client, simply run the following command:

medperf auth logout

Checking the authentication status

Note that when you log in, the MedPerf client will remember you as long as you are using the same profile. If you switch to another profile by running medperf profile activate <other-profile>, you may have to log in again. If you switch back again to a profile where you previously logged in, your login state will be restored.

You can always check the current login status by the running the following command:

medperf auth status