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BL14.1 specific information

 

 

Startup the NoMachine connection

Prerequisite to connect to our experimental infrastructure, is a successful connection to our Nomachine server foris.helmholtz-berlin.de using the rex_account credentials via the nomachine client software.
After an successful login, you should be able to select one of the possible machine connections :

 

nomachine-main-window

NoMachine screen with BL14.1 computers

Connection setup

Select "Fit to display" display option to map the remote screen to your local screen size and resolution. 

 

NoMachine settings menu

NoMachine display settings

Select the "Change settings" icon in the bottom right screen and turn the "Quality" and "Resolution" slider to the right, in order to maximize the quality of the remote connection. 
These settings are important to enable a good video quality of the zoom microscope to center your samples properly.

NoMachine display settings

NoMachine display quality settings

BL14.1 video streams

BL14.1 has several high definition video cameras. You can only connect from the HZB intranet to these cameras:

 

http://cam1.psf.bessy.de

cam1.psf.bessy.de view of BL14.1 experimental hutch

http://cam141b.psf.bessy.de

cam141b.psf.bessy.de view to Pilatus cover

cam10 picture

cam10.psf.bessy.de view of sample at MD2 goniometer

BL14.1 computer environment

At BL141, you can connect to these machines:

BL141 MXCuBE control:
MXCuBE control machine, dual monitor, login/out using your px-credentials

BL141 Processing:
Multi-core, data processing machine, ads, xdsapp evaluations, login/out using your px-credentials

BL141 MD2 control:
MD2 control machine for beam location required. 

Login credentials not required. Never logout from this machine! 

 

BL141 MXCuBE Control

Startup sequence:

  1. Login to mxcube141 with your px-credentials
  2. Add the appropriate keyboard layout, in case you are not connected with an English layout keyboard
  3. Right-click open terminal windows
  4. Launch the control environment with <run_141> to start mxcube and adxv at once (alternative launch commands: <run_mxcube>, <run_adxv>)
  5. In another terminal window start <firefox> and connect to http://cam1.psf.bessy.de

Stop sequence:

  1. Close MXCuBE application
  2. Close ADXV application
  3. Close Firefox
  4. Logout of mxcube141
  5. Disconnect from the Nomachine session

BL141 MD2 Control

Startup sequence:

Upon connection, you will find a fully functional desktop environment, with the MD2 control application running. This application must run the hole time. 

Stop sequence:

  1. Simply close the NoMAchine connection without any further action

Do not terminate the MD2 control program! Do not logout from the Linux desktop

BL141 Processing

Startup sequence:

  1. Login to hkl5 with your px-credentials
  2. Add the appropriate keyboard layout, in case you are not connected with an English layout keyboard
  3. Right-click open terminal windows
  4. Launch xdsapp with <xdsapp3> to start the processing gui

Stop sequence:

  1. Close all application
  2. Logout from hkl5
  3. Disconnect from the NoMachine session