Re: [Starcluster] remote desktop issues
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If I recall correctly, *nx uses ssh instead of listening on its own port
so if ssh is working then this is a little baffling.
Are you able to ssh into the master as root after launching the cluster?:
$ starcluster sshmaster
If you want to share the AMI with me I can give it a shot and have a
look. My userid is:
On 06/09/2010 07:27 PM, dean.snyder_at_jhu.edu via RT wrote:
> I followed your web documentation to create a new AMI (to enable remote desktop to my EC2 instances via gnome desktop and freenx - installed per this web page: <http://aws-musings.com/4-easy-steps-to-enable-remote-desktop-on-your-ubuntu-ec2-instance/>).
> When running my single instance, started from ElasticFox, the NX client on my machine authenticates against the "ubuntu" user on the EC2 instance and I can remote desktop to the EC2 instance with excellent results.
> I then created the new AMI using starcluster createimage and successfully launched the 64-bit ubuntu 9.10 EC2 instances.
> But now my NX client refuses to authenticate to the same image when it is launched via starcluster - whether I try to authenticate as root, ubuntu, or the admin account I created via starcluster. I even tried using my private key as part of the authentication pipeline.
> Can you tell me how to remote desktop into my new AMI after launching it via starcluster?
> Dean A. Snyder
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Received on Thu Jun 10 2010 - 11:45:27 EDT