From Your Browser (TH4 Only)

Server:
Username:
Password:

From macOS/Linux/Unix

  1. Open a command line / terminal emulator.
  2. To log into the old therver (th3), type the following command, replacing username with your actual TH username: ssh username@th3.techhouse.org
  3. To log into the new therver (th4), type the following command, replacing username with your actual TH username: ssh username@th4.techhouse.org
  4. The first time you SSH, you will be prompted to verify the server's host key fingerprint. Make sure it is one of the values at the bottom of this page.
  5. Enter your TH password when prompted.

From Windows

  1. Download PuTTY and save to your desktop, or somewhere else easy to access.
  2. Double click on the PuTTY icon to open PuTTY.
  3. When you open PuTTY for the first time, it will give you a configuration window. In the box labeled "Host Name (or IP address)," type in th3.techhouse.org (old therver) or th4.techhouse.org (new therver). Leave the port number as the default (22). Type a name into the form under "Saved Sessions" and click Save.
  4. Click Open at the bottom of the window.
  5. You will be prompted to verify the server's host key fingerprint. Make sure it is one of the values at the bottom of this page.
  6. Enter your Tech House username and password when prompted.
  7. To log out, simply close the window. The next time you want to log in, all you need to do is double click the PuTTY icon, then double click your saved session.

Host Key Fingerprints

When you SSH to a server for the first time, you are asked to verify the host key fingerprint of the server. Make sure the fingerprint is one of the following values before proceeding. If you see a different fingerprint, it means your connection is under attack. Disconnect immediately and email root@techhouse.org.

th3.techhouse.org

th4.techhouse.org