When you are working remotely (using a computer that is not directly on the engineering college network), you may need to know several things. Select the appropriate OS to find related information.

ECS Quick Start Guide

Condensed information about your engineering account, how to login, passwords, printing, and more.

FastX for Remote Linux Sessions

FastX brings the graphical interface from a Linux machine to your Windows, Macintosh, or Linux computer.

FileZilla for File Transfer

Utility for transferring files to or from a remote computer via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).

Finding the Computer Name

You may need to know your computer's name to set up remote desktop, or to request service from ECS.

Finding the IP Address (Windows)

You or ECS may need to know the IP address or the MAC address of your Windows computer.

Junos Pulse (VPN): Install and Use

Junos Pulse is the part of the Connect2 VPN that makes your remote machine look like it is local.

Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop connects your Windows computer to a remote computer.

Secure Connections to ECS

ECS requires that many connections to computing resources be secure.

SecureCRT for SSH Connections

SecureCRT is a Windows terminal emulator that supports the SSH protocol.

Setting DHCP

How to configure your computer to use DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol).

VDI - How Use the Virtual Windows Desktop

VDI connects to a virtual Windows machine with Engineering lab software.

Virtual Linux Machine from Windows - How to Use VMware Player

VMware Player lets you connect a Windows computer to a virtual Linux workstation.


The virus issue is not one that you can deal with once and then forget.

VPN - Connect2 in Engineering

Connect2 VPN creates secure connection to Engineering College resources from outside of the college.