Using SSH to connect to Harvard’s servers
If you use a Mac, you already have the tools to connect. Open the Terminal application from the Utilities folder inside your Applications folder.
If you use Linux, you should already have the tools to connect. Open the Terminal or Console application.
On Windows, you should match the credentials below to whichever application you choose to download. If you use a Mac or Linux, skip to the section after the Connection details section.
Port: 22 (if needed)
Username: (your Harvard FAS account username)
Password: (your Harvard FAS account password)
ssh program can be used to connect to
from the command line. Invoke the
ssh program with the following
For example, if your username was
jsmith and you were connecting to
example.com, you might type
ssh program would initiate the connection. After connecting,
you will see a password prompt. Type your password and then press return.
You will not see asterisks after each character typed. This is for