The SLEIC linux server is called Hoth. In addition to DICOM file storage, you can run the following applications on this server:

  • Matlab
  • FSL
  • MRIcron
  • AFNI
  • Other software can be installed upon request.

If you have any questions, or need an administrator to install the above mentioned applications, please contact l-sleic-helpdesk@lists.psu.edu.

Connect to Hoth from Windows via SSH:

  1. Download and install Xming from http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/. (If you only need an SSH shell connection (text-based), you can skip this step).
  2. Download and install SSH Secure Shell from https://downloads.its.psu.edu/download.cgi?os_type=Windows&prod=ssh.
  3. Run the application 'SSH Secure Shell Client'.
  4. Go to the 'Edit' menu -> 'Settings' -> 'Tunneling', and click the checkbox for 'Tunnel X11 connections'. Click 'OK'.
  5. Click 'Quick Connect'.
  6. For the 'Host Name', type linux.imaging.psu.edu
  7. For the 'User Name', type your Penn State Access ID.
  8. Click 'Connect'.
  9. If you get a warning message with the title 'Host Identification', click 'Yes'.
  10. For the 'Password', type your Penn State Access ID password.
  11. Click 'OK'.

Connect to Hoth from MacOS via SSH:

  1. Download and install XQuartz from https://www.xquartz.org/. (If you only need an SSH shell connection (text-based), you can skip this step).
  2. Run the application 'Terminal'.
  3. In the Terminal window, type 'ssh [user]@linux.imaging.psu.edu', where [user] is your Penn State Access ID, then hit Enter.
  4. If you get a warning about 'Host Identification', type 'y', then hit Enter.
  5. Type your Penn State Access ID Password, and hit Enter.

Connect to Hoth via SFTP: