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08.23.2009

Connecting to Mac and executing UNIX commands using terminal SSH

Terminal is an application which enables you to issue UNIX commands on the local machine or login to a remote computer and issue commands as though you were typing on that computer’s keyboard. The Terminal utility allows you to connect using the SSH-2 protocol for secure communication. It is the preferred ssh client for Mac OS X terminal sessions, however for SCP or SFTP file transfers Fetch and Fugu are also available. If not already installed, install Kerberos for Mac.

Follow the steps below to connect remotely using Terminal:
1. Select Applications then Utilities > Terminal.
2. Do one of the following: