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Requesting a Unix Shell Account

Document ID 721


To request a shell account on the CIS general-purpose Unix server,, send an email request to with the following information:

  • Your NetID
  • Current contact information
  • The intended use of the account

You will be contacted when the account has been created, and you can then log in to with your NetID and your NetID password, using a secure connection (visit the HDC PuTTY documentation for more information).

If you have any further questions, please email or call us at 979.845.8300.

Document ID 721
June 29, 2014
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