Remote terminal access from windows: PuTTY

First download PuTTY (download and run "putty.exe"). After installation is complete, open PuTTY and enter

under Host Name (or IP Address) (see #1 in screenshot below).

Note: you should replace with a specific lab machine such as to

Note: If you are not a Computer Science student you can replace with to instead.

Then make sure you have selected the SSH bubble and click Open (see #2 in screenshot below) at the bottom. If a pop-up mentions a "PuTTY Security Alert", click Yes. It will then prompt you for your engineering username and then for your password. After you provide both you should be successfuly logged in.


Note: Other remote access tools for Windows can be found in the FAQ under How can I access my UNIX account from Windows?.

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2017-04-12 23:52
Brian Sandler
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