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Connecting to LINCOMM with PuTTY (Windows)

Connecting to Linux Community Servers (LINCOMM) with Putty on Windows

Please note: If you are computer is not part of the WIRED Taylor Hall network, you will need to setup Campus VPN for Windows BEFORE doing the steps below.

  1. Download and install the PuTTY client  (64-bit Windows MSI)
  2. Run the PuTTY client

    Run PuTTY from Start menu

  3. Check the Community Server Availability Dashboard to determine which machine you wish to connect to.
  4. Type in Host Name lincomm<#> and select SSH

    Connecting to LINCOMM

  5. Go to Connection->SSH->X11

    Select Enable X11 forwarding

    Select X11

  6. Click Open
  7. Select Yes for the SSH Fingerprint

    SSH fingerprint

  8. Enter your NetID for login as: and your NetID password for the password.

    LINCOMM connecting
You may receive a notice that ".Xauthority does not exist".   That is a normal message the first time you login to each LINCOMM server.

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Keywords:linux; connect; putty; windows   Doc ID:88666
Owner:Eric D.Group:Agricultural & Applied Economics
Created:2018-12-24 19:27 CDTUpdated:2020-11-08 20:25 CDT
Sites:Agricultural & Applied Economics
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