Linux Labs Remote Access
For access to Linux Labs software outside of the labs, there are two shell
The remote access servers are a shared resource. Unfair or irresponsible use, or failure to observe the staff and student policies for acceptable use will lead to immediate loss of login privilege to the servers.
Supported Access Methods
The servers can only be accessed using SSH Protocol 2. The following are supported for accessing the servers. Do not use SSH1 clients, such as TeraTerm (TTSSH).Use of unsupported SSH2 clients is the responsibility of the user.
OSX clients only.
SSH Public Key Authentication
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES ONLY SUPPORTS PASSWORD ACCESS TO THE SERVERS.
THIS INFORMATION HAS SECURITY IMPLICATIONS. DO NOT DO THIS IF YOU CANNOT FULLY UNDERSTAND THE INFORMATION IN THIS SECTION. EXCELLENT KNOWLEDGE OF UNIX IS ASSUMED.
Due to the additional security of Kerberos and AFS home directories, and poor Kerberos and AFS support in OpenSSH, logging in using SSH public key authentication does not work completely. By following the steps below, you will be able to log in to the servers using public key authentication but not be able to write to your home directory immediately.
The SSH service on the servers does not support Kerberos 5 TGT passing, you will have to enter your Kerberos password at some stage to write or save files to your home directory.
The SSH service on the servers support AFS token passing, but this is useless because of the above point, so this option is switched off.
REMEMBER: the steps below will allow other users to read all your
files which are not in the directories named
TTSSH is a Protocol 1 client. DO NOT USE TTSSH to access the servers.
If TTSSH is used, you will see this error:
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