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nx_lab [2019/10/11 14:08]
pgh5a [1st time CS network user?]
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 The CS Dept. has a six server NX/​Nomachine cluster available for use by all CS account holders. This cluster consists of a front end server (nxfront.cs.virginia.edu),​ and five back end servers (labsrv01-05) providing Linux desktop sessions. The CS Dept. has a six server NX/​Nomachine cluster available for use by all CS account holders. This cluster consists of a front end server (nxfront.cs.virginia.edu),​ and five back end servers (labsrv01-05) providing Linux desktop sessions.
  
 +===== 1st time CS network user? =====
 +If you are a first time CS network user (you'​ve never logged in before), it is best to reset your temporary password (as provided to you in an email from the Dept when your account was setup) on the CS Department portal, THEN login via NX. To do so, open a terminal window and type ''​%%ssh <​userid>​@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​ (for example, ''​%%ssh pgh5a@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​). You will be asked for your current (temporary) password, then asked to enter your new password, which you will verify. Then start up the NX client and login with your new password.
 ===== Setup ===== ===== Setup =====
  
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 The session servers run CentOS 7x.  If you are looking for software once logged in, take a look at our [[linux_environment_modules|software modules page]]. ​ You can find a listing of [[linux_available_modules|available modules for CentOS here]]. The session servers run CentOS 7x.  If you are looking for software once logged in, take a look at our [[linux_environment_modules|software modules page]]. ​ You can find a listing of [[linux_available_modules|available modules for CentOS here]].
  
-===== 1st time CS network user? ===== +
-If you are a first time CS network user (you'​ve never logged in before), it is best to reset your temporary password on the CS Department portal, THEN login via NX. To do so, open a terminal window and type ''​%%ssh <​userid>​@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​ (for example, ''​%%ssh pgh5a@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​). You will be asked for your current (temporary) password, then asked to enter your new password, which you will verify. Then start up the NX client and login with your new password.+
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