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Samba Information

Math department faculty and grad students have access to a Math department Linux account and a Math department home directory system. These files can be accessed while logged into a Linux host using SSH and files can be transferred directory to these home directories using SCP or SFTP clients.

Those who use Microsoft networking can mount these directories on PCs using “Samba” and the connection settings below:


Username: [your Purdue career account]


Password: Your Purdue career account password

Some operating systems might require a URL address for contacting the Samba server. In that case use:


To access the directory of your Math department personal web space you will need a slightly different URL for access:


Please see the personal website page for more information.

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