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How to SSH into the Linux Lab Page You can use SSH to remotely login to the Linux Lab computers in Adams Hall. To do this on a Windows computer, you will need to install Cygwin. If you are using a Mac, you can use the Terminal. Procedure Open Cygwin (on Windows) or Terminal (on...
How to access virtual machines in the Big Data Lab Page There are several ways you can access Virtual Machines (VMs) in the Big Data Lab. VMs can be accessed through the vSphere client, Remote Desktop, or SSH. T...
Getting started with Git Page Introduction to version control Have you ever used or even heard of CVS, Subversion (SVN), or Team Foundation Server (TFS)? These type of programs are known as version control systems or revision control software. A version control system (VCS) allows you to store “versions” of a project, track the...
Unix file permissions Page All files and directories on a Unix-like system are assigned an owner, a group, and a set of permission flags that specify the read, write, and execute permissions for the "user" (owner), "group", and "other". Group permissions apply to all users who belong to the group associated with the file....
OpenVPN client setup on Windows Page 1. Go to the [OpenVPN download page](http://openvpn.net/community-downloads){:target="_blank"}, select the latest release, and download the OpenVPN client installer. ![openvpn_download]({{ site.baseurl }}/images/openvpn_images/openvpn_download.PNG "download the installer for Windows Vista and later") 2. Launch the installer and follow the prompts as directed. ![openvpn_first]({{ site.baseurl }}/images/openvpn_images/openvpn_first.png "Click next to start the installation process.") 3. Click...
VPN Frequently Asked Questions Page * This page uses a Kramdown TOC, to allow us to exclude headings with the "no_toc" class. {:toc} ## How do I access VMs in the Big Data Lab? Unless you are on a Hofstra lab computer in Adams Hall, Weed Hall, Weller Hall, or C.V. Starr, you first need...
Tunnelblick setup on macOS for VPN Page 1. Download Tunnelblick from [https://tunnelblick.net/downloads.html](https://tunnelblick.net/downloads.html). It is recommended to download the most recent stable version. ![download]({{ site.baseurl }}/images/vpn_setup_mac_images/1-download.png "download") 2. Run the dmg file downloaded and double click the application in the window that opens ![open]({{ site.baseurl }}/images/vpn_setup_mac_images/2-open.png "open") 3. Click continue ![launch_prompt]({{ site.baseurl }}/images/vpn_setup_mac_images/3-launch_prompt.png "launch prompt") 4. Click "I...