Useful Software


SSH Clients

  • To connect to the Math servers, secure connections must be used.
  • Purdue's Engineering Computer Network has SSH clients available for Purdue faculty, staff, and students. Below is a link to the ECN software download page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/PULS/pc_software/ssh_clients
  • We recommend SSH Client 3.x (SSHWinClient). Once the SSH client is installed, create a connection to any of the math servers.
  • Click here for more detailed instructions to setup a connection in Windows XP.

FTP Clients

  • To connect to the Math servers, secure FTP connections must be used.
  • Purdue's Engineering Computer Network has SFTP clients available for Purdue faculty, staff, and students. Below is a link to the ECN software download page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/PULS/
  • Click here for a SFTP client for Mac OSX.

Virus Protection and Security

Equation Editing and Cross Platform Access

  • The College of Engineering has a download site for Purdue University Site Licensed Software (PULS), including Cross Platform Access, Equation Editing software and Hummingbird Exceed. A career account login and password are required.