Creating an Account on Strelka

In order to connect to and use Strelka, an account is required. Here are the steps:

Step 1: Create an SSH Key

All users need an SSH key in order to log into Strelka; please follow these instructions to create your SSH keys.

Step 2: Request an Account

Once you have copied the contents of your public SSH key, you can complete a Strelka Account Request.

Step 3: Log into Strelka

When you receive confirmation that your account has been created, you must log into Strelka via SSH in order to create your home directory (this happens automatically upon your first login to the system).

Ways you can contact ITS or find information:

ITS Support Portal:
Phone: x4357 (HELP) or 610-328-8513
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