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Using PuTTY

PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols.

Accessing linux.gp.cs.cmu.edu using PuTTY by doing the following:

  1. Double click on the PuTTY icon on your desktop. You will see the following:

  2. In the Host Name area enter linux.gp.cs.cmu.edu
  3. In the saved sessions area enter the name that you want to save the session and click on the Save button.
  4. Next click on the Open button to open the connection.

  5. The first time that you start PuTTY you will see the following. Click on Yes to cache the server's host key in the registry

  6. You will now see the login prompt for the linux.gp machines. Enter your SCS Kerberos userID and password.

    Congratulations, you are now logged in to the linux.gp.cs.cmu.edu general purpose cluster