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We have already connected to a remote computer in this class! - Review
What other types of computers can we log into?
1. remote personal computers 2. storage systems 3. servers 4. supercomputers
Some Common Features of a Computer/Server
Accessing servers via the command line (ssh and sftp)
$ ssh username@server_address
A common method for downloading data from a public server (ftp)
ftp….file transfer protocol.
$ ftp ftp.someaddress.org
Transferring data between computers/servers (scp)
scp….secure copy protocol.
$ scp /path/to/local/file username@hostname:/path/to/remote/file
Run multiple sessions in one window or keep processes running on a remote server without a job scheduler (GNU screen)
*See UNIX cheat sheet and exercises for additional information.