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Getting logged into Raven


You’ll first need to download a terminal application.  A widely recommended one which will run from a single executable file without the need for system administration rights to install programs is called putty and can be downloaded from:


Having downloaded an run putty, just enter ravenlogin.arcca.cf.ac.uk into the Host Name box and then click ‘Open’:

Putty will then start a terminal session into which you can enter your Raven username and password.


Getting connected to Raven is easier on a Mac as an ssh application called terminal is already installed.  Run this from your Applications/Utilities folder.

Then run the command

ssh username@ravenlogin.arcca.cf.ac.uk