New users of ANSYS should get access to the license first by going to this page: https://ansys.epfl.ch/ and following the instructions.

Prerequisites: Configure PuTTY SSH



Step-by-step guide

  1. Install the same version of ANSYS as that at cluster (2020 R2 for now) at your Windows machine.
  2. Login to the cluster (say Fidis) and add the following line to the .bashrc file.

    export AWP_ROOT202=/ssoft/spack/external/ansys/2020R2/v202


  3. At your Windows machine, launch the RSM Configuration application (only need to do the steps 3-5 once), for example, select Start > ANSYS 2020 R2 > RSM Configuration 2020 R2


  4. Define RSM Configurations.

  5. Quit the RSM Configuration application.


  6. Launch the ANSYS Workbench, for example, select Start > ANSYS 2020 R2 > Workbench 2020 R2


  7. Create/Open your workbench project file (.wbpj).


Submitting a Mechanical Job from Workbench to Remote Solve Manager:


Submitting a Fluent Job from Workbench to Remote Solve Manager:


Submitting a Design Point Update from Workbench to Remote Solve Manager: 



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