Windows

Step 1

  • Launch an SSH client. (e.g. PuTTY)
  • Type giant.utdallas.edu into the Host Name field.
  • Click the SSH radio button.
  • Click Open.
  • Click Yes.

Step 2

  • Enter your NetID and Password when prompted.

Mac OSX

Step 1

  • Search for “Terminal” in Spotlight.
  • Run the Terminal application.

Step 2

  • Type ssh yournetid@giant.utdallas.edu
  • Hit Enter.

Step 3

  • Type your password. (Will be in silent keystrokes, no text will appear in Terminal.)
  • Hit Enter.