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CSELabs Information

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I open my CSELabs account?
How can I connect from Offsite?
Where can I get an SSH client? How can I transfer files between home and the CSELabs?
Where can I find a list of CSELabs machines (hostnames)?

How do I open my CSELabs account?

To open your CSELabs account click here.


How can I connect from Offsite?

Detailed information is available at the CSELabs site Connecting from Offsite. Note: you must have an SSH client on your computer. See the FAQ for more information.


Where can I get an SSH client? How can I transfer files between home and the CSELabs?

To download SSH for Windows, check out the ssh tools linked from the CSELabs website located at this address. There are a number of SSH clients here; one of the more popular is PuTTY which is free and relatively simple to install and use.

CSELabs machines only allow SCP for file transfer.  Please see SCP File Transfers for more information.


Where can I find a list of CSELabs machines (hostnames)?

A listing of CSELabs machines, by OS, is available here.