Add a Cluster Using HTTPS

Add and establish a connection to the Access Web server using HTTPS so that you may begin submitting and monitoring jobs.

To add a cluster using HTTPS you will need:
  • The URL of an Access Web server with a valid set of credentials to connect.
This option uses HTTPS for all communication between Access Desktop and Access Web.
  1. Open the Windows system tray.
  2. Double-click the Access Desktop icon .
  3. Click .
  4. Select Clusters.
    A Clusters dialog box is displayed.
  5. Select HTTPS using the drop down box.

    Figure 1. Clusters
  6. For Cluster Display Name, enter a name for the cluster as it will be known within Access Desktop.
  7. Enter the Access Web URL in the format https://<login node name>:4443 where <LOGIN NODE NAME> is the host name of the machine where Access Web is installed.
  8. For User name, enter your user name.
  9. For Password, enter your password.
  10. Click Add.
    Tip: Repeat the previous steps to add an additional HTTPS cluster.
  11. Click Done.
    The cluster is added successfully and it displays with a green tick mark.
  12. Click on the top-right corner.
    The application updates the server and the solver applications automatically.