network

How do I connect my laptop to the network?

First, you need to register your laptop with Campus Registration:
http://ibportal.ias.edu/
If you need further assistance, please contact the Math Help Desk at x8012 or send an email message to help@math.ias.edu.

How do I connect to the Mathematics network from off campus? Telnet doesn't seem to work.

ftp and telnet are disabled for security reasons. Secure versions of these programs are available.
telnet has been replaced by Secure Shell (ssh). Secure Shell uses the same syntax as the older Remote Shell (rsh) program.

Remotely

To connect to the Institute where you have an account iasme, you would use:

ssh -l iasme ssh.math.ias.edu

Note:ssh is the only host you may connect to from off campus.

Locally

How do I copy files from the Mathematics Network to another location, ftp doesn't seem to work.

ftp and telnet are disabled for security reasons. Secure versions of these programs are available.
ftp has been replaced by Secure Copy(scp) uses the same syntax as the older Remote Copy (rcp) program.

Locally

To copy file0 from the Institute to host remote.edu where you have an account me, you would use:

scp file0 me@remote.edu:

Note:The trailing colon is not optional

To copy file1 from remote.edu to the Institute, you would use: