to Enterprise Terminal Server via the NoMachine User Interface
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NoMachine Enterprise Terminal Server is the perfect solution for building a scalable multi-node infrastructure and distributing session load amongst these nodes. This is achieved by installing NoMachine Enterprise Terminal Server Node on any physical or virtual machine and adding it to the Enterprise Terminal Server . In this way, provisioning for hundreds of remote users who need to access to their own Linux desktop (a 'NoMachine virtual desktop'), or who need to run Linux single applications, is easy. Just add nodes as you need them! Do you also need high available access to the nodes? Try the Enterprise Terminal Server Cluster solution and set-up a failover cluster between two servers. Read on to find out how to add Enterprise Terminal Server Nodes to Enterprise Terminal Server via the User Interface in just a couple of clicks. The steps below can also be applied when connecting to the Enterprise Terminal Server via web.
to Enterprise Terminal Server
- In order to trigger the 'add node' functionality you need to either be the system administrator of the host where NoMachine Enterprise Terminal Server is installed or be a NoMachine administrator. See the NoMachine Enterprise Terminal Server Installation and Configuration Guide.
- Open the NoMachine User Interface in the usual way and connect to the Enterprise Terminal Server to which you want to add the node.
- Make sure you log in using your administrator account.
- The 'New node' button will be visible at the top (Fig. 1).
Fig. 1 – 'New node' will be visible once you're logged in to the Enterprise Terminal Server with your administrator account
Adding the node
- Click 'New node' (Fig. 1).
- Then click on the ‘Add node’ button at the top (Fig. 2).
Fig. 2 – Start to add a node by clicking ‘Add node’
- Provide a name for the node, fill in the IP address/host name details, and if appropriate change the default protocol and port (Fig. 3).
Fig. 3 – Allocate a name for the node and insert the IP address
- Click on OK to continue adding the node.
- Accept the certificate fingerprint verification when prompted (Fig. 4).
Fig. 4 – Verify node host authenticity
- Authenticate to the remote node by using a privileged account on that node (Fig. 5).
Fig. 5 – Provide node system administrator credentials to continue adding the node
- Wait a few seconds while the node is added.
- Once successfully added, you will see the node in the list of available nodes (Fig. 6). As you add more nodes to create your multi-node environment, the list of nodes will be populated. If you need to administer a node and can't see it in your list, use the 'Find a node' field to search for it (Fig. 6).
Fig. 6 – The Enterprise Terminal Server Node is added to the node list of the Enterprise Terminal Server