In the Open OnDemand dashboard (, you can launch an interactive desktop on a compute node within HPCC Coral using the noVNC client through a web browser. This allows you to have full access to the resources provided by these nodes.

To launch a noVNC session, Select  Interactive Desktop  and then choose a  PARTITION  (e.g., serial-short) from the menu, or simply click on the  PARTITION  icon on the dashboard.

For more information about different  PARTITION  , please visit the FAQ.

It will open the session submission form, you can specify the resources you require and click the  Launch  button.

The session should start based on the current resource utilization of the PARTITION.

Once the session is ready, you will receive an email notification indicating that the job has started, you can access it by clicking the  Launch serial-short  in My Interactive Sessions.

When you launched the Desktop Environment, you can easily perform tasks by navigating through the Applications menu.

To manually terminate the session, click on  Cancel  in  My Interactive Sessions .