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.
- Double-click the Terminal icon to launch the application. Terminal is located in the Utilities folders in the Applications folder.
- A Terminal window will appear with a command prompt. At the prompt, enter ssh firstname.lastname@example.org. Replace your-login-name in the string with your UMD Directory ID.
- You will be prompted to enter your Directory passphrase. Once you have logged in, a TerpConnect command prompt will appear.