Connecting to a Unix machine from Windows
- To login in to a Unix machine on the Computer Science Department network ...
- you will need an
SSH client for Windows
- SSH stands for secure shell
- it a protocol that allows a user to create a secure connection to a remote Unix machine
- There are several SSH clients for Windows ...
- but I recommend putty.exe ...
- is part of the PuTTY open source project
- You can downloaded this putty.exe
- To copy files to, or get files from, a remote Unix machine ...
- you need a Windows SCP client
stands for secure copy
- A nice scp client for Windows is FileZilla ...
- which you can download here
Logging in to a Unix Machine
- Run putty.exe and click the SSH button
- The Port number should now be 22
- In the Host name box enter users3.cs.jumb.edu
- Click the Open button
- If you get a security alert dialog, click the Yes button
- When prompted, type in your Unix ID
- When prompted, type in your password
- Type exit when you are done
Copying Files to a Unix Machine
- Run FileZilla
- In the Host name box, enter users3.cs.umb.edu
- In the User name box, enter your Unix username
- In the Password box, enter your Unix password
- In the Port box, enter 22
- Click the Quickconnect button
- You will now see a window with two panes
- The pane on the left shows the files on your PC
- The pane on the right show the Unix directory structure
- You can click and drag a file from your PC to the Unix machine
- But you can only do this in directories where you have write privileges
Accessing a Unix Machine Using the UMB Wireless Network
- If you are connected to the UMB Wireless network ...
- you can use both both of the programs mentioned above the same way you do from home