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Athena

How do I get an MITnet IP address for use in the classrooms?

Go to the MIT IS&T Request an IP Address/Host Name page to submit a request.

What is Athena and how do I get an account?

Athena is MIT's campus wide computer system and is completely separate from the Math Department's network. Details on obtaining an account can be found here.

How do I access a session on Athena from a Math Department machine?

At a terminal prompt, type the following:

ssh username@athena.dialup.mit.edu (replace username with your ATHENA account)