Connecting to a remote Linux machine using SSH from Linux/UNIX


From any Linux/UNIX machine, bring up a terminal.

Once the terminal has started and presented you with a shell prompt, you can start an SSH session by typing the following command:

ssh username@hostname

Where username is your MCECS username, and hostname is a valid MCECS Linux computer. You will usually be prompted for your password on the remote host and you will then be communicating with a shell on that machine.

For example, the user user would ssh into the host by typing the following: