Secure SHell (SSH) allows you to log in to NetPERLs hosts using
top grade security. SSH uses strong encryption to encrypt the
entire session between you and the host. Therefore, anything
you type at your keyboard is send securely to the remote host,
and nobody can steal your password. Well, actually large governments
that spend billions of dollars on computers could eavesdrop on your
session, but it is hard even for them. The whole process is discussed
UNIX users should download the source code for SSH from
here and compile it. If you are
unfamiliar or uncomfortable with this procedure, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
to be introduced to the wonderfull world of Open Source.
If you are on a Windows or Macintosh system, you can buy SSH or get a free
version. A list of available implementations are available
A popular Windows implementation is
. The installation instructions are available on the TTSSH site.
Once you have installed SSH, you can log into the NetPERLs hosts by setting
the remote hosts to www.netperls.com. You log in with your regular user
name and password.