Training/Getting Connected

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Introduction

You'll need to make a secure remote connection from your local computer to Viper. To use Viper off campus a VPN is required. For more information of working remotely on Viper please visit Working Remotely on Viper

Connecting to Viper from a Windows PC

Connecting to Viper from a Windows PC can be achieved by a number of different applications. One listed here is 'MobaXterm'

Download and install MobaXterm from the website, ensuring you comply with the license agreement stated.

Icon exclam1.png Note: On University imaged PCs only the portable version of MobaXterm is compatable


1. Launch MobaXterm

2. Click 'Session'

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3. Select the 'SSH' type connection

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4. Enter the Remote host: viper.hull.ac.uk (port 22 if required)

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5. Enter your Username (University User ID)

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6. Click OK

7. A terminal window will appear, enter your password followed by enter, this will not be echoed to the screen

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Connecting to Viper from an Apple Mac

1. Go to Applications -> Utilities and open Terminal

2. Type 'ssh -Y <yourusername>@viper.hull.ac.uk

3. The first time you connect to Viper, a message asks if you want to continue connecting. This message appears because Viper has an RSA key that is not stored in your system registry/keychain, the identity of which cannot be verified. Type 'yes' and press enter.

4. Enter your password followed by enter this will not be echoed to the screen.

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Connecting to Viper from a Linux Computer

1. Open a Terminal application

2. Type ssh -Y <yourusername>@viper.hull.ac.uk

3. The first time you connect to Viper, a message asks if you want to continue connecting. This message appears because Viper has an RSA key that is not stored in your system registry/keychain, the identity of which cannot be verified. Type 'yes' and press enter.

4. Enter your password followed by enter, this will not be echoed to the screen

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