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EnSight is a software program for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating data from computer simulations and/or experiments. - Homepage: https://www.ensight.com/ensight10/what-is-ensight/


EnSight is open to all HPRC users when used within the terms of our license agreement. If you have particular concerns about whether specific usage falls within the TAMU HPRC license, please send an email to the HPRC Helpdesk.

Loading the Module

To see all versions of EnSight available on Ada:

[NetID@cluster ~]$ module spider ensight

To load a particular version of EnSight use: (Example: 10.1.6g)

[NetID@cluster ~]$ module load Ensight/10.1.6g

Note: New versions of software become available periodically. Version numbers may change.

License Tokens

Usage of EnSight is restricted by the number of available tokens.

To see the number of available tokens, use the License Checker Tool.

Usage on the VNC Nodes

The VNC nodes allow for usage of the a graphical user interface (GUI) without disrupting other users.

VNC jobs and GUI usage do come with restrictions. All VNC jobs are limited to a single node (Terra: 28 cores/64GB). There are fewer VNC nodes than comparable compute nodes.

For more information, including instructions, on using software on the VNC nodes, please visit our Terra Remote Visualization page.

Running the EnSight GUI

While in a VNC job, use ensight (with vglrun) to start the EnSight GUI:

[NetID@gpu ~]$ vglrun ensight101