The Debian GNU/Linux servers known as collectively as "the moons" make up the departments main computing environment. When connecting to moon.scs.ryerson.ca, you will connect to either Elara, Thebe, Europa or Metis.
OS X or Linux
Students running a unix-like operating system can log into the moons server simply by using the ssh command from your terminal.
$ ssh [user name]@moon.scs.ryerson.ca
Where [user name] is the username you use to log into DCS computers.
You will be prompted for your password, this is the same password you use to login to CS lab machines, as well as your Department Mail. If you would like to bypass entering your password in every time, you can generate SSH keys for your account.