Run Options: Local vs. Remote

Choose whether to run jobs locally or on a remote job server.

Click the Run group label to define how jobs are run.

Figure 1. Run Options Menu

The option to Add a Server is available for structures and print3D, but not motion, porosity, or thinning analyses. The Manual Remote option is only available for structures analysis.

Local Sequential
Queue run requests on your local computer and run one after the other.
Local Parallel
Immediately execute all runs simultaneously on your local computer.
Manual Remote
Manually run a job on a remote server. Select this option if using a remote server that is not an Altair PBS server.
Custom Server
If you have added a remote server, the name of the server will appear in the menu. Select it to run jobs remotely on that server.
Add Server
Add and configure a remote job server.

Add a Remote Job Server

Add and configure an Altair PBS server to run jobs remotely.

For more information about how to install and configure a PBS server, refer to the Inspire Remote Job Submission Guide, available on the Altair Help Center.

This option is only available for Structures and Print3D analysis, not Motion analysis.

  1. Click the Run group label to display run options.

  2. Select the Add Server option from the menu.
  3. Enter the Name, Host, and Port.

  4. Click Save.

    A cloud icon appears next to the Run menu when the connection to the server has been established.

  5. Click the Run group label and verify that the server has been added.
  6. Set up and run an analysis using the Run Analysis window.

If Inspire is integrated with Altair PBS Works, you can connect to an:

  • HPC Cluster running PBS Professional Workload Manager
  • HPC Cluster running LSF Workload Manager