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ccrosby [Running Paraview]
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ccrosby [Parallel Paraview]
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-These are also available as modules, please use ''​module avail''​. ​ There are two modules for each of Paraview-5.3.0,​ 5.4.1, 5.5.0 and 5.6.0, the second one being appended with ''​-VNC''​. ​ Use this for running Paraview on a viz node. Please refer to the [[http://​www.paraview.org|Paraview web site]] for instructions on using Paraview. ​ For interactive graphics on a virtual desktop, an OpenGL-enabled environment will be required, therefore refer to the page on [[howto:​remote_viz|Remote Visualization]] for instructions on setting up a connection to the visualization node, and running Paraview with the VirtualGL wrapper. Paraview is an extremely versatile post-processor,​ and can be used as the primary visualization tool for a very wide range of applications and file formats, including OpenFOAM, MFix, SU2 and many others. ​+These are also available as modules, please use ''​module avail''​. ​ There are two modules for each of Paraview-5.3.0,​ 5.4.1, 5.5.05.6.0, 5.7.0 and 5.8.0, the second one being appended with ''​-VNC''​. ​ Use this for running Paraview ​with the Nvidia graphics card on a viz node. Please refer to the [[http://​www.paraview.org|Paraview web site]] for instructions on using Paraview. ​ For interactive graphics on a virtual desktop, an OpenGL-enabled environment will be required, therefore refer to the page on [[howto:​remote_viz|Remote Visualization]] for instructions on setting up a connection to the visualization node, and running Paraview with the VirtualGL wrapper. Paraview is an extremely versatile post-processor,​ and can be used as the primary visualization tool for a very wide range of applications and file formats, including OpenFOAM, MFix, SU2 and many others. ​
  
 ===== Paraview client in a VNC session ===== ===== Paraview client in a VNC session =====
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   * In this terminal, load up the module ''​module load chpc/​compmech/​Paraview/​5.4.1''​   * In this terminal, load up the module ''​module load chpc/​compmech/​Paraview/​5.4.1''​
   * In this terminal, start up the paraview server with the command <​code>​mpiexec -np 24 pvserver --mpi --mesa-llvm --use-offscreen-rendering</​code>​. ​ Although you will not launch any graphics from this terminal, the software needs the X-capability to be available.   * In this terminal, start up the paraview server with the command <​code>​mpiexec -np 24 pvserver --mpi --mesa-llvm --use-offscreen-rendering</​code>​. ​ Although you will not launch any graphics from this terminal, the software needs the X-capability to be available.
-  * On your workstation,​ build an ssh-tunnel through lengau.chpc.ac.za to port 11111 on cnode1234. ​ Forward this port to port 11111 on your workstation. ​ The command in Linux is ''​ssh -f jblogs@lengau.chpc.ac.za -L 11111:​cnode1234:​11111 -N''​ +  * On your workstation,​ build an ssh-tunnel through lengau.chpc.ac.za to port 11111 on your interactive compute node, let's call it cnode1234 ​for argument'​s sake.  Forward this port to port 11111 on your workstation. ​ The command in Linux is ''​ssh -f jblogs@lengau.chpc.ac.za -L 11111:​cnode1234:​11111 -N''​ 
-  * Launch Paraview on your workstation,​ which can be running any operating system that supports Paraview. ​ It does not need to be Linux.  ​+  * Launch Paraview ​(exactly the same version) ​on your workstation,​ which can be running any operating system that supports Paraview. ​ It does not need to be Linux.  ​
   * Use the "​Connect"​ menu in Paraview to set up port 11111@localhost as a Paraview server. ​ Connect to this server.   * Use the "​Connect"​ menu in Paraview to set up port 11111@localhost as a Paraview server. ​ Connect to this server.
   * Load the data into Paraview in the usual fashion.  ​   * Load the data into Paraview in the usual fashion.  ​
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