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Installing and Using MobaXterm

You can use the (Windows-based) terminal/file transfer application MobaXterm to move, copy, paste, and delete files to and from your Lehigh webspace. MobaXterm uses the following SFTP settings:

Remote host: ssh.lehigh.edu
Username: your Lehigh username
Port Number: 22
Password: your Lehigh password

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Download MobaXterm at https://software.lehigh.edu and follow the installation instructions found on that page.

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Open MobaXterm and click the Session button.

Screenshot: 
Open new session in MobaXterm
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Click the SSH button.

Screenshot: 
Select SSH session type in MobaXterm
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For the Remote host field enter, ssh.lehigh.edu. Then click the OK button at the bottom of the page.

Screenshot: 
Select remote host in MobaXterm
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An SSH window will open prompting you to login as:. Enter your username at the prompt and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

Next, you will be prompted for your Lehigh password--enter it and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

Note: while entering your password you will not see your password; asterisks or dots will appear as you type.

Screenshot: 
Login to ssh.lehigh.edu using MobaXterm
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You are now logged in. The panel on the left (white background in the image at right) shows the files and directories, and can be used for drag-and-drop file transfers (upload or download). The panel on the right (black background) is a terminal session, which can be used to enter commands.

Screenshot: 
MobaXterm after login

For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu