On a Windows machine, you have two options to connect to our remote server, vlsicad, where the tools you will need to complete homeworks and labs are installed. For information on how to access the server on other operating systems, please contact the TA.
1) Using Xming and Secure Shell Client on windows
First, you need to have Secure Shell Client and Xming.
Here is how you can connect to vlsicad.ecs.umass.edu by using Secure Shell Client and Xming.
*IMPORTANT NOTE: In the following tutorial use vlsicad.ecs.umass.edu instead of sloth.ecs.umass.edu.
2) Using Xming and Putty on windows
First, you need to download Putty and Xming.
Here is how you can connect to
vlsicad.ecs.umass.edu by using Putty and Xming: