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Connecting with ssh

You can connect to a command promt in UBUnix from your Macintosh.

You must be already connected to the Internet (UB Secure, eduroam, ResNet or, if off campus, connected via an Internet Service Provider (ISP) such as Time Warner or Verizon).

Connecting to UBUnix

  1. Double-click on your Macintosh HD, double-click Applications, then double-click on Terminal.
  2. In the Terminal window, enter ssh where yourUBITName is your UBITName, then press Return.
  3. You may be prompted that the authenticity of the host can't be establised. Enter Yes and press Return.
  4. Enter your UBIT Password and press Return.

Still need help?

Don't know your UBITName or password? Call 716-645-3542, visit one of our two walk-in locations, or send a message.

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email, if known