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How can I connect to a remote machine?

My friend and I are trying to set up remote kernels. He has a server at home running 1 kernel off of a Linux-based server. We're both on 8.0. I manually set ...
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Remote kernel through SSH

Is it possible to setup connection to remote kernels through ssh? I'm able to SSH into the remote server(linux) and start a kernel in the terminal, but it can't connect back to my local front end. I ...
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How to connect to EC2?

I have Mathematica 10.2 installed on an Ubuntu 14 machine in Amazon web services's elastic computer cloud. I have dido access and I'm connected to the instance though ssh on the terminal. I have an ...
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How do you use ssh-keys instead of a password to run a remote-kernel over ssh?

On all of the servers that I regularly interact with, I have ssh-keys setup for passwordless access via ssh. Yet, every time I attempt to start a remote-kernel over ssh, I get asked for a password ...
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Is there a way to detach/reattach the Frontend from a running Mathematica Kernel?

I perform long calculations on a fast remote machine running the Mathematica kernel, where I followed the very useful guide Remote Kernel Strategies to establish the connection. I wonder, however, if ...
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Are later versions of the Front-End compatible with older Kernels?

At my graduate school, all of the clusters still use version-6, and I only have version-7 and version-8 installed on my computer. I would like to use those machines remotely. Are either of the ...
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Connecting to and disconnecting from a continuously running kernel, on demand

I realized that there are lots of advantages to driving C/C++/FORTRAN code directly from Mathematica as LibraryLink functions (instead of running them from the command line or a shell script, as I ...
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Connecting notebook to remote kernel

I'm trying to connect my FrontEnd session to remote kernel. Manual connection works by creating LinkObject like so: ...
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How to run a Mathematica program using command line on windows?

I have to run some Mathematica programs on a remote computer running the Windows XP operating system. However, I do not know how to run the program using the command line on this system. What do I ...
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Specifying the ports used by LinkCreate or LinkLaunch

Whenever a Link is created using LinkCreate or LinkLaunch with ...
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Remote Kernel - Error = MLECONNECT

Configuring a remote kernel with the Kernel Configuration Basic Options I manage to have a new kernel in the list of the kernel that I can open. However when I start the new kernel I get asked for the ...
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Connecting to Raspberry Pi's Wolfram Language kernel from a PC's Mathematica front end

Recently I bought a Raspberry Pi and I installed the Wolfram Language on it. Comparing WL 10.0's commands with Mathematica 9.0.1.0's commands, I found 328 additional commands and variables. I ...
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Can I evaluate a notebook using Mathematica in text mode on remote machine?

I have a Mathematica notebook file called "my.nb". It was prepared using Mathematica 7.0 on my local machine running the Linux OS. Now, I want to evaluate it on the remote machine, which also has ...
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Is there any way to change the port used by RemoteConnect?

It looks like the new RemoteConnect and RemoteRunProcess functions have the potential to dramatically simplify one of my ...
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Connecting Mathematica on Windows to a kernel running on WSL

Suppose I want to run Mathematica on a WSL kernel, but use a Windows installation of Mathematica as its front end. (For any purpose that requires a Mathematica installation on Linux, there are still ...
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Wolfram Light Weight Grid and parallel computing

I have attempted to set up and use the Wolfram Lightweight Grid Manager so I can do parallel computing from Mathematica using 2 remote processors on another machine on my local network. My ...
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Failed to connect remote Mathematica kernel using J/Link

I'm trying to connect to a remote Mathematica 8 kernel (on a Windows machine) using J/Link. On the client machine, I put the JLinkNativeLibrary.dll file in ...
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Configuring remote access when using a VPN

To address some of the responsiveness issues, I use the Mathematica front end (v9 or v10) to access a remote kernel on a Raspberry Pi. The (advanced) kernel configuration used is this: Arguments to ...
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How to use a remote windows laptop for NetTrain?

I have a windows 10 laptop (with a gpu) at home and a macbook at my office, both with v11.3. What are steps to use the windows machine remotely for training? That is, I want to launch and run ...
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Remote kernels, Neural Networks and formatting of Dynamic content

Bug fixed in 11.2 I have a few GPU/CPU 'loaded' Linux boxes in my lab, used largely for rendering. I want to compare the new 11.1 Neural Network stuff to some Tensorflow things we do here. Of course, ...
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What range of ports do remote kernels use?

I'm trying to run a remote kernel, but my local system administrator is wary of opening up ports for incoming connections. Is there are particular range of ports that Mathematica uses for remote ...
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Accessing data on local machine from remote kernel

I have a remote kernel on a server that I would like to use to process some data. The connection works, i.e, I'm able to use the local front end and the remote kernel. However, I cannot figure out how ...
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Operations on online files via public URL access

I need Mathematica to access an online public directory via some URL (fake in this case) http://example.com/images and perform operations similar to those Mathematica can do on OS directories and ...
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Executing local functions remotely

The following ...
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How to copy some variables from one notebook to another using different kernel?

For example,in windows machine there is a variable testData ...
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Remote Raspberry Pi Kernel from 2nd Raspberry Pi Front End

I've reviewed the following posts: Connecting two Raspberry Pi's using MathLink remote kernel through SSH How to connect the front end of one raspberry pi with the kernel of another But have been ...
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Remote Kernel configuration works in v9 but not in v10

I have both v9 and v10 currently installed on my computer (Windows 7). For reasons that are not entirely clear, if I create a new remote kernel in one version, it is accessible to the other; however, ...
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Using "Raw MathLink Connections" to create a "Kernel Object"

Mathematica 8.0.0: I am stuck trying to get a Mathematica Mathlink connection from my Windows computer working that should connects to Linux over network (or vice versa) and then launches a Kernel on ...
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make mathematica recognize CCompiler and compile CUDA code on remote Windows machine

I have set up a Mathematica remote kernel on a Windows 7 64 bit machine, which has Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed. When I start Mathematica on the windows machine Mathematica recognizes the C-...
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Error occurred while connecting to remote kernel.Can't use dynamic

When Open Mathematica using remote kernel,it throws LinkConnect error.But normal command can evaluate.Like Range@5,...
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Remote Mathkernel: SSH encountered a networking error while launching kernel Error code = 1

I have a problem concerning the connection to a remote kernel via ssh on a vpn. I found a working configuration in this question: Connection to remote kernel can not be established - No specific ...
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Mathematica ncurses support

I occasionally ssh into machines that have Mathematica installed. I then operate Mathematica through the command-line interface. Often, the command-line interface ...
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MathLink: How to change the default listening IP address?

I have multiple VPNs, one gives local IP address 10.8.0.6 and another is 10.2.3.2. Now I wish to access machines in 10.2.3.x but Mathematica listens in 10.8.0.6 which is not known for those machines. ...
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How to change front end setting "Parallel Kernel Configuration" in the code?

I'm trying to run Mathematica parallel on multiple nodes on a HPC, and I use the remote kernel tab in the "Parallel Kernel Configuration" settings to set the communication between different nodes(...
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Setting up parallel remote kernels

I'm having trouble setting-up a parallel remote kernel. I have correctly set-up remote kernels and can use them instead of the local kernels, by executing tunnel.sh ...
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Remote Kernel over ssh - Timeout

For a long time I've been using remote Kernels in Mathematica 10 & 11. But since some time ago I cannot connect to my remote machines on 11.3 anymore. I always get the error message ...
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How to use notebooks on remote machines?

I need to use a notebook (the command line mathematica can't debug image stuff) and it has to be in EC2 (because of hardware needs). I managed to do this on a remote machine in aws using X11 windows ...
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Direct Import Remote File via SSH without Copying in Windows

Is there any option to directly import to a Windows-driven Mathematica kernel a file from a remote server without copying it on hard drive? Right now I'm using ...
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How to connect the front end of one raspberry pi with the kernel of another

I followed the instructions in this howto from wolfram, but I keep getting the error: ...
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gridMathematica on cluster with PBS Pro

I'm running my script (say "cluster.m") on the University cluster with PBS Pro installed. The script uses simple Parallelize like this: ...
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Why is $ProcessorCount different than the selected number of cores in PBS?

By using ParallelTable and submitting my Mathematica code to a cluster, I noticed that it was enhancing the speed even when I selected a single core in a single ...
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generating pdf using UseFrontEnd

I run mathematica on a remote server and run it in batch mode using /math -noprompt -script 'scriptname.m' & Now, I use ssh -X to connect to the server. The server is linux based and my computer ...
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Reconnecting to remote kernels through SSH tunnelling

This is a follow up question to How can I connect to a remote machine? and the excellent answer provided by ybeltukov. My system is now configured as described in the answer with my MacBook running ...
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Connect to remote kernels with ssh in MMA 11.2.0

I used these code in this post remote kernel through SSH ...
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Bug? NotebookDirectory[] crashes frontend in case of external kernel

Bug introduced in 11.2.0 Calling NotebookDirectory[] on a remote machine crashes Mathematica. I do understand that calling ...
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Mathematica Kernels in a remote machine via port forwarding and no public password

I would like to launching Mathematica kernels on a remote machine. Port forwarding is required to connect to this machine. I usually need to connect to a machine via ssh port forwarding and then in ...
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Get::noopen: Cannot open CloudObjectLoader` error when running Mathematica on remote cluster

I have been running Mathematica on a remote cluster for quite sometime. Recently, any jobs that call LaunchKernels[] for parallelization return the error Get::...
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Connection to remote kernel can not be established - No specific error shown

I was trying to set up a remote kernel using Mathematica 8, a Debian server and a Mac OSX 10.8 client. First I configured a VPN connection between server and client and went through all the basic ...
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How to set up Wolfram Language cluster with only the command line interface

I'd like to set up a cluster of WL nodes without using the notebook user interface. Everything I've seen about how to set up a WL remote kernel talks about how to configure the remote kernel by going ...
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How to evaluate an expression via `LinkWrite` when the expression is only known at runtime?

*** Here's the original post... I'm setting up a secondary kernel in sandbox mode with LinkLaunch, and need to pass various expressions to it for evaluation. These ...
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