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Remote Login and Transfer Files

Telnet and FTP communications are not encrypted and hence insecure. They are disabled in ENCS system and you should use SSH for remote logins and file transfers (sftp/scp is the term for SSH file transfer). We take the free software SSH Secure as example. It can be downloaded from here or from SSH official website. Note that this software is available on the ENCS desktops.

File Transfer(Windows)

  • Double click 'SSH Secure File Transfer Client' icon on your desktop.

  • Click Quick Connect

It will ask the Host name and User name. In host name field, type in the server name (login.encs.concordia.ca in this example) to which you would like to connect. The username is your ENCS username.

  • Click Connect.

When you connect for the first time, it will ask whether or not you will save Host identification key.

  • Click Yes

It will also ask for your Password. Use the password for your ENCS account. Now you get two columns in the window. The desktop of your local machine is on the left column, while your Unix home directory is shown on the right column.

If you need to transfer files between your local PC and school, choose the source and destination directory from the drop box on the toolbar menu, then just drag and drop the files.

Note:

  • To choose your Windows home directory (drive G:\), for example, replace '/nfs/home/m/murtaza' with '/winhome/m/murtaza' in the drop box on the right side.
  • To choose your web directory(drive W:\), for example, just replace '/nfs/home/m/murtaza', with '/www/home/m/murtaza' in the drop box an the right side.

 

Remote Login(Windows)

After downloading and installing SSH Secure Client.

  • Double click 'SSH Secure Shell Client' icon on your desktop.

  • Click Quick Connect

It will ask for your host name and user name. In host name field, type in the server name (login.encs.concordia.ca in this example) to which you would like to connect. The username is your ENCS username.

  • Click Connect.

If it is the first time you connect to this server, it will ask you whether to save Host identification key or not.

  • Click Yes

It will then ask your Password. Use the password for your ENCS account. Now, you are logged in your unix home directory.


 
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