Connect to another Computer using SSH

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  • How do I connect to another computer using SSH? How do I connect to another computer using SSH?

Connect via SSH -- Secure Shell

SSH (SSH client) is a program for logging into a remote machine and for
executing commands on a remote machine. It is intended to replace rlogin
and rsh, and provide secure encrypted communications between two
untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary
TCP/IP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel.

Login as follows:

inside a terminal window, where "johndoe" is your username on the remote system.


  1. When connecting from outside the UCSD network, VPN is requiredClick here to learn How to VPN into the UCSD network
    1. Computers on which you can reach your Network Home Directory with SSH, SCP, SFTP:

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