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== Start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry ==
 
== Start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry ==
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To start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry (Justus) you must log into the cluster with your username and password as usual. You have to start the VNC server on a login node because there is no desktop environment on the compute nodes. The commands to start the server are as follows
 
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To start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry you must log into the cluster using your username and password. You have to start the VNC Server on a login node because on the compute nodes no desktop environment is available. The commands to start the VNC Server are as follows:
 
$ module load vis/tigervnc
 
$ module load vis/tigervnc
 
$ run_vncserver
 
$ run_vncserver
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If you start a VNC server for the first time you will be asked to set a password which will be required for clients trying to access your VNC desktop. '''Use a strong password because otherwise an attacker could take control of your VNC session.'''
 
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If you start a VNC Server for the first time you will be asked to set a password which will be required for clients trying to access your VNC desktop. '''Use a strong password because otherwise an attacker could take control of your VNC session.'''

Latest revision as of 12:57, 8 October 2020

Start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry

To start a VNC Server on the bwForCluster Chemistry you must log into the cluster using your username and password. You have to start the VNC Server on a login node because on the compute nodes no desktop environment is available. The commands to start the VNC Server are as follows:

$ module load vis/tigervnc
$ run_vncserver

If you start a VNC Server for the first time you will be asked to set a password which will be required for clients trying to access your VNC desktop. Use a strong password because otherwise an attacker could take control of your VNC session.