Shell Accounts

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, IT, ACCC

Overview 

Accounts on ACCC Unix workstations are available for campus uses such as webpage hosting, learning Unix, and research. To log in or to transfer files to or from an ACCC Unix workstation, you must use SSH (Secure SHell) or SFTP (Secure FTP) or SCP (Secure CoPy) programs, which provide encrypted communications.

Features 

Resource Server Description
Tigger tigger.uic.edu IBM server running AIX, for use by UIC faculty and staff
Argo argo.uic.edu Cluster dedicated for research

 

Requirements 

The use of either general-purpose Unix server requires creating an account specific to that server. Faculty and staff can create Tigger accounts online. To request a Tigger account for a student, please send email to accounts@uic.edu and explain why you need the account.

To log in or to transfer files to or from an ACCC Unix workstation, you must use SSH (Secure SHell) or SFTP (Secure FTP) or SCP (Secure CoPy) programs, which provide encrypted communications.

Applicability 

Resource-intensive research should not be done on tigger. 

Cost 

There is no charge for this service.

Support 

Email systems@uic.edu
Phone 312-413-0003

 

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