1. Getting Started
This guide to the SSH client assumes that you are using a Windows machine, that you already have an activated Oxford Account, and that you have enabled your web space. Our instructions will guide you through the process of connecting to the GNU/Linux Service through which you can access your user web space securely.
1.2. Obtaining and InstallingSSH Client
The first thing to do is obtain the SSH Client software from the OUCS registration system. Click on the link below to sign-in to registration:
Once you have signed in you will be taken to the software downloads page.
From the list choose
SSH Client for Windows and press the
submit button. From the next page click the
Client for Windows (v3.2.5) and the download will begin.
Next click on the downloaded file to begin installation.
Welcomescreen will appear:
Figure images/ssh1.png [Opening Welcome screen]
Licence Agreementscreen appears. Click on the
Figure images/ssh2.png [Licence screen]
Choose Destination Locationscreen opens. Check that the path given is where you want to install the program. Alter accordingly if necessary, otherwise click on the
Nextbutton to continue.
Figure images/ssh3.png [Choose where to install program screen]
Select Program Folderscreen appears. Either accept the default provided or choose a different folder for the program to be listed in. Click on the
Nextbutton to continue.
Figure images/ssh4.png [Program Folder screen]
Figure images/ssh5.png [Components screen]
Check Setup Informationscreen shows which components you have chosen to install and where this will be put on your machine. If you want to adjust anything click on the
Backbutton to make changes. If you are happy with your choices press the
Figure images/ssh6.png [Check information screen]
Figure images/ssh7.png [Installing program screen]
Figure images/ssh8.png [Program Folder screen]
2. Using SSH Secure File Transfer Program
Once the installation of the program is complete you can open the program and
begin to use it. To open the program either click on the program icon on your
desktop or find the program in your file programs list (
[All Programs] >
[SSH Secure Shell] >
File Transfer Client ]) The interface is similar to other File
Transfer Program (FTP) Clients.
2.1. Accessing your web space
To access your users' web space (filestore) you first need to make a secure connection to your GNU/Linux home folder:
Quick Connectbutton. You will now see a
Connect to Remote Hostbox.
Figure images/remotebox.png [Connect to remote host box]Add the following:
Passwordbox will appear. Type in your
Oxford Account Passwordhere. Click the
Figure images/password.png 
Figure images/connected.png [Screen shot of interface when connected to your account]
2.2. Creating shortcuts to your web space
Your web space can be reached by the
public_html shortcuts found in your home folder.
If you don't see them in the right-hand panel, you can create them as
terminalbutton in the
Figure images/ssh-terminalbutton.png [terminal button location]
Figure images/ssh-terminal.png [Terminal screen]
$ promptsign type in
<Enter>on your keyboard.
<Enter>on your keyboard to close the connection. Click the
red crossto shut the terminal window.
public_html. You will not need to repeat this process again them unless you delete them.
Figure images/sshfolderlinks.png [Links established to web store files]
2.3. Transfering Files to your web space
Once you are connected to home folder it is easy to drag and drop files from your computer into your web space:
public_htmllink to your home folder
2.4. Make a Profile
For quick access to your home folder, you should make a
Profile. Click on the
Profiles button to
Profiles dialogue box.
Figure images/profile.png 
OUCS Linux Service and click the
Profiles button. Next time that you need to log into your home
folder, click on the
Profiles button and select the
[OUCS Linux Service] profile. Enter your
Account password in the
Password dialogue box and
OK. You will then be logged into your account.