Connect over SSH
ssh -Y username@servername
ssh -Y firstname.lastname@example.org
Connect from outer world
Now there is only VPN option available
Get list of mount points available at your computer:
ypcat -k auto.master
/data yp:auto.data /software yp:auto.software /Volumes yp:auto.volumes /Users/home yp:auto.home
It means that information about /data mount point is available via auto.data binding, /software - via auto.software and so forth.
ypcat -k auto.data
gis -fstype=nfs resstoconfs0001.res.vuw.ac.nz:/GeoColridge_01/gis sabine -fstype=nfs resstoconfs0001.res.vuw.ac.nz:/GeoSabine_01 hawea -fstype=nfs resstoconfs0001.res.vuw.ac.nz:/GeoHawea_01
First column is share alias, second - mount options, third - path to network share
To mount the share all you need is ls:
FTP could be useful if you need to exchange some data over Internet. We have anonymous FTP server ftp://ftp.geo.vuw.ac.nz
The server policy is the following:
* This server is for temporary storage only! Every day, all files older than 30 days are automatically removed. * Storage space: before putting a file, please ensure there is enough free space: the amount is shown in a message each time you change directory. * Anonymous access is possible to folders /pub/incoming and /pub/outgoing * For inner network connections (130.195.*.*) these folders are opened for read and write. When putting files there, it would be appreciated if you could create a folder, with your surname as its name, to store your files in. * For outer network the contents of /pub/incoming available for write only, and /pub/outgoing -- read only. * For private access to server (personal folder with login and password) ask the Unix Systems Administrator
If you connect to VUW using VPN you can use ssh to connect to any of the servers (on the standard port) without using evison as proxy
There are several VPN Linux clients to choose from:
- Vpnc (with kvpnc and vpnc NetworkManager backend )
- Cisco AnyConnect client
- Openconnect (and OpenConnect NetworkManager backend)
ITS uses Cisco AnyConnect server at https://vpn.vuw.ac.nz
The best and the simplest in operation client is openconnect.
To install (Debian and Ubuntu):
sudo apt-get install openconnect network-manager-openconnect
To start VPN:
sudo openconnect vpn.vuw.ac.nz
You'll be prompted twice to input your login and password. Use your university staff account. To disconnect just press Ctrl+C in the terminal
If you prefer GUI, open network manager settings, select new openconnect VPN connection, set gateway: vpn.vuw.ac.nz then start connection.
Remote Session with X2Go
X2Go is a Remote Desktop solution, which some vendors vaguely call Remote Control. This is not to be confused with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection, which is a competing Remote Desktop solution and protocol.
With X2Go, you mainly access Linux computers. The Linux computer you are accessing is the X2Go Server. (There are ways to connect to a Windows computer as well; some of them are only available with the Linux X2Go Client.)
You can connect from a computer running Linux, Windows or Mac OS X. This computer is the X2Go Client.
SGEES Linux machines already have X2Go client installed. For Windows or MacOS download and install client from here:
You may connect to the following SGEES servers (select a proper session type in preferences):