Academic & Research Computing (ARC1) Unix Server

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The University of Windsor maintains a Unix server named ARC1 (which stands for Academic & Research Computing). It offers a number of Unix applications as well as some analytical programs.

In order to access ARC1 server, you need to have an account created on it. This account does not get created automatically when your UWin ID is activated. However, any faculty and staff member is entitled to an ARC1 account. Once you have an account, you can access files and apps on ARC1 using the SSH client, which can be downloaded from the Software Depot at

Requesting Assistance

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To request assistance with an existing ARC1 account issues, please click on the Open Ticket button on the right. This will bring up a form that you will need to fill-out and submit to open a support ticket with the I.T. Service Desk. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with the ticket reference number and additional instructions.



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