Accessing UTSA Servers Remotely
Accessing UTSA VDI
1. Use the following link: https://vdi.cs.utsa.edu
2. Select whether you want to install the client or access via your web browser.
3. Login to the UTSA VDI server.
> Your login ID is your abc123 ID.
> Your password has been defaulted.Your instructor will tell you your default VDI password in class.
> For your first login, you will be required to enter a new password that must be at least 14 characters long.
> Select the CS VDI image.It will probably have a version number.
Accessing UTSA Linux servers directly without going through VDI
If your computer uses Linux:
> Start a terminal window
> ssh -X userName@YYYYY.cs.utsa.edu (where YYYYY is the name of one of the CS linux servers. Please get the names from your instructor.)
> If this is the first time, you might get prompted to accept the security certificate. Enter Yes.
> You will be prompted to enter your password.
If your computer uses Microsoft Windows:
> You should install MobaXterm which provides ssh. Click on that link about MobaXterm for more information.