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SSH/SFTP Secure Shell is a one-stop application that supports both SSH and SFTP access. The program is available as a free download to UNC faculty, staff, and students at the UNC Shareware site.
Installing the application on your computer will install two icons to your desktop, SSH Secure Shell Client and SSH Secure File Transfer client. SSH Secure Shell client provides a command line interface and is used primarily for access to Pine and other resources hosted on the campus servers. The SSH Secure File Transfer client is predominately used for uploading files to AFS space or your H-drive.
Once you have downloaded and installed SSH/SFTP Secure Shell you can double click the SSH Secure Shell Client icon on your desktop to open the default SSH Secure Shell window, or the SSH Secure File Transfer Client icon on your desktop to open the default SSH Secure File Transfer window.
From there, the instructions for connecting to isis.unc.edu are identical.
|1. Click Quick Connect.|
|2. Fill in the requested information
|3. Click Connect.|
|4. If prompted to save the new host key to the local database click Yes.|
|5. Enter your Onyen password and click OK.|
|6. Name the profile and click Add to Profiles to save the entry.|
Once you have connected to isis.unc.edu you can ease subsequent connections by creating a desktop shortcut to quickly and easily access that profile.
|1. With the profile open and connected, click Edit > Settings…|
|2. Click Profile Settings at the top of the list in the left pane.|
|3. Click the Create Shortcut button near the bottom right. You will now have an icon on your desktop that you can use to directly access that profile.|