Secure Services

To maintain the security and integrity of the Rutgers network, connections and transmissions to host systems must be made in encrypted format.

Email (SMTP and SSL)

To use a desktop email program in conjunction with your andromeda or Pegasus account, you must set-up your email program to

  • Provide authentication to your outgoing server (SMTP Simple Mail Transport Protocol)
  • Use a secure connection to the system (SSL Secure Socket Layer)

Email Client Information

Thunderbird
Outlook
Mac Mail
iPhone
Android

SFTP

To upload or download files through an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program, you must use a secure program such as SFTP (Secure file Transfer Protocol)

SFTP Client Assistance

Windows
WinSCP
Web Drive
Macintosh
Interarchy
Fugu (Mac OS X)

SSH

To make interactive connections to Andromeda, Pegasus, or the campus web server, you must use a program with SSH (Secure Shell). Both graphical and command line versions of SSH are available.

Telnet (SSH) Client Information

Windows
Putty terminal software
Connecting to Windows via SSH
Macintosh
Mac SSH (for OS X)
GNU Linux
Open SSH