Windows Connection Guide¶
To connect to Deep Thought a SSH client such as PuTTy is required. Below is a short list of the possible programs you can use as a client to connect to the HPC. This guide will focus on Putty - but will be equally applicable to the other programs.
Windows SSH Client Options¶
Windows SSH Connection Guide¶
Open PuTTy, and you are presented with this screen:
- Fill in the hostname to be: deepthought.flinders.edu.au,
- Change the Connection Type to SSH
- Set the Port Number to 22
- Click Open
Logging In on Windows¶
If all has gone well, you will be presented with a login prompt similar to the following image.
- Your Username is your FAN
- Your Password is your FAN Password.
These are the same credentials you use to login to OKTA.
When successful, you will be logged into the system and presented with a screen similar to the image below:
You are now connected to the DeepThought HPC and ready to go.
SSH Keys on Windows¶
As with the Unix/Linux/MacOS system, you may also setup SSH Keys for password-less logins. Be sure to follow the specific instructions for your client, as they will differ.