Linux Remote Access

Linux Remote Access

Access from off-campus or from wireless (UMASSD) must be made through a VPN connection.
Please visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/vpn/ for VPN setup.

VPN connection:
Installing and Configuring VPN for Windows, Mac and Linux:
http://www.umassd.edu/cits/vpn/
VPN server to connect to is 134.88.252.20

If you have trouble getting the VPN setup to work, contact IT Services for Students at itstudentcenter@umassd.edu (508-999-8884).

To connect:
After authenticating through CITS VPN server (if needed), you may use remote desktop client to connect to the linux servers.

Windows: Select "Remote Desktop Connection" from Accessories under the Start menu.
MacOSX:  Download Microsoft Remote Desktop client from app store

Remote desktop servers:
portal.ece.umassd.edu (eng-svr-0)
134.88.53.54 (eng-svr-1)
134.88.53.55 (eng-svr-2)

Mapped drives:

/home/username        (linux share)
/U/username           (U: University drive 1GB)
/Z/username           (Z: Eng share 4GB)
/class                (M: Class drive)

Installed Software:

ADS
Mathematica
Matlab
Netbeans (PHP IDE)
OpenFOAM
Oracle Client
Python (2.7, 3.6)
Synopsys
Veins (OMnet++, Sumo)

To end your session:
From the pull down menu at top right corner, username  -> Log Out


Special notes:


default shell is bash, save custom settings to ~/.bashrc

Disconnected sessions are automatically terminated after 48 hours.

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