An Indirect Method of Accessing balta.edinboro.edu from Outside the Campus Network

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Although the good folks running the Edinboro University Network have blocked direct TELNET access to the DEC (I know, HP!) Alpha/VMS from those of us who live and work off-campus, it IS possible to use SSH to access the Linux system (cslab100.cs.edinboro.edu) and then use TELNET from the Linux command line to log into the Alpha/VMS System. Likewise, SFTP can then be used to transfer files to and from the Linux system.
An example session is shown below:

[17:55]harve@localhost:~ $ ssh m695340m@cslab100.cs.edinboro.edu
m695340m@cslab100.cs.edinboro.edu's password: ******
Last login: Mon Jan 30 17:46:55 2012 from h158.138.189.173.dynamic.ip.windstream.net
See the csclub wiki for help using this server!
http://www.eupcs.org/wiki
############################################################
# #
# DON'T USE THIS SERVER FOR MULTI-THREADED APP TESTING!!! #
# Please use cslab101.cs.edinboro.edu for program testing. #
# #
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[17:56] m695340m@cslab100:~ $ telnet balta.edinboro.edu
Trying 147.64.32.12...
Connected to balta.edinboro.edu.
Escape character is '^]'.

Welcome to HP OpenVMS Industry Standard 64 Operating System, Version V8.3-1H1
Username: mm082234
Password: ********
Welcome to OpenVMS Integrity Version V8.3-1H1
Last interactive login on Monday, 30-JAN-2012 17:50:17.87
Last non-interactive login on Monday, 30-JAN-2012 09:49:21.62
$ set default [.lab2]
$ sftp
m695340m@cslab100.cs.edinboro.edu
m695340m@cslab100.cs.edinboro.edu's password: ******
sftp> get lab1.cob
lab1.cob | 1.5kB | 1.5 kB/s | TOC: 00:00:01 | 100%
sftp> get batch.com
batch.com | 98B | 0.1 kB/s | TOC: 00:00:01 | 100%
sftp> get clean.com
clean.com | 52B | 0.1 kB/s | TOC: 00:00:01 | 100%
sftp> close
sftp> quit
$ logout
Connection closed by foreign host.N-2012 18:02:24.85
[17:59]
m695340m@cslab100:~ $ exit