Remote Access to Computer Science Server


The best way to access the server from a remote location is to use FileZilla, a freeware FTP tool. You can download and install the FileZilla client from


To connect to the server:


  1. Launch FileZilla.
  2. Select Site Manager from the File menu.
  3. Enter in the Host: field.
  4. Enter 22 in the Port: field
  5. Select SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol next to Protocol:.
  6. Select Normal next to Logon Type:.
  7. Enter your user name for you Linux account.
  8. Give a name to to your new logon, say, hyros, under My Sites.
  9. Click Connect, which will prompt you for your Linux password.
  10. Navigate to the desired files or directory.