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Systems - Documentation - Shell - Enabling Access


How do I enable Shell access?

Shell access is disabled by default for all accounts created after Spring Term 2009.

To enable shell access for your account, perform the following steps:

1. Navigate to, click on the Manage Your DuckID link and login using your Duck ID and password
2. Click on the Manage optional account access link.

3. Select the check box to enable shell access

4. Click Save

You can now use any ssh client to log in to or For help on how to log in to Shell, see How to Log into Shell.

If you have any questions or comments please contact the Technology Service Desk.