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Connecting to vulcan

IMPORTANT: Connecting from Off-Campus

Users who are located off-campus must first get on the Pace network. The easiest way to accomplish this is to use the Pace VPN. For a tutorial on connecting to the VPN, please see: How to connect to the Pace VPN

Connecting to vulcan

Once you are on campus or on the Pace VPN, connecting to vulcan ( ) can be done through any ssh client. Mac OS X, Linux and recent versions of Windows all include OpenSSH natively, making this easy.

Just open a command prompt and type ssh (replace s22-cla123-s04 with the username given to you by your professor).

$ ssh
The authenticity of host ' (' can't be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:4VIyCHFNCZwPzjfyO2kmWZnVoj55pP+cexAg40YasIo.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no/[fingerprint])? yes
Warning: Permanently added ',' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.'s password:

If it is your first time connecting, your ssh client will ask you to accept a host key fingerprint. If you trust the server, type yes. You will then be prompted for your password (it will most likely have been provided by your professor, unless you changed it).

Other Clients

If you would prefer, there are other ssh clients, like PuTTY for Windows.