This is a step-by-step guide for running Lumerical on a graphical user interface (GUI) on Lawrence.
Go to the MobaXterm website here. Click on the "MobaXterm Home Edition v11.1 (Home Installer Edition)" button.
Click on the installed file, and follow the download wizard.
Open MobaXterm (MobaX) (or the terminal on a Mac) and log into Lawrence.
[User.NI1111] ➤ ssh [email protected]password:Last login: Tue Feb 26 10:36:10 2019 from 126.96.36.199 Welcome to the Lawrence Supercomputer at the University of South Dakota!.....[[email protected]@login ~]$
Load the Lumerical-FDTD module.
[[email protected]@node44 ~]$ module load lumerical[[email protected]@node44 ~]$ module listCurrently Loaded Modulefiles:1) lumerical
Click "yes" to open your license settings.
Ensure that the server listed is "login". Change this if needed, and click "ok".
If it doesn't automatically pop up, try starting fdtd-solutions again.
If a license error still comes up, it is possible that you don't have a license. If that is not the case, please contact the Service desk ([email protected]) for assistance. Be sure to include the name of the software, the fact that you are on Lawrence, and a description of the error in your email.
If the error looks like this:
The license is already in use, and the maximum number of users has been reached. Please try again later.