Zeus is our primary Linux login server cluster for the Volgenau School of Engineering. Accounts and access are granted automatically upon registration for a qualifying class you should simply use your GMU email account username and password.

Zeus is a small cluster of Linux system and to login you must use a utility called ssh, you can use scp or sftp to transfer files to and from Zeus. If you are not familiar with how ssh works please review this page..

Zeus is behind our departmental firewall so to access it from off campus you must first configure and run our VPN client.

N.B. We do not permit remote graphical display from Zeus because of certain software licensing restrictions. If you need to use graphical applications, please use the VSLinux virtual machine available on all of our computer lab systems. The VSLinux virtual machine provides the same environment as Zeus. will currently resolve to one of two nodes zeus-1 or zeus-2.