Connect to a Remote Unix System Using Terminal for Macintosh


The Terminal application in Mac OS X is Used with SSH and provides a secure interface for connecting to remote system such as TerpConnect. Follow the steps below to begin using Terminal with SSH.

  1. Double-click the Terminal icon to launch the application. Terminal is located in the Utilities folders in the Applications folder.

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  2. A Terminal window will appear with a command prompt. At the prompt, enter ssh your-login-name@terpconnect.umd.edu. Replace your-login-name in the string with your UMD Directory ID.

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  3. You will be prompted to enter your Directory passphrase. Once you have logged in, a TerpConnect command prompt will appear.