Add/Remove Software and Jobs

This section of Rescale Desktops features how to add/remove software supported by Rescale as well as add/remove jobs.

First, go to the Desktops tab in your Rescale account and select the active Desktop that you would like to add/remove software/jobs.

Desktops dashboard

Adding/Removing Software

Adding Software

In the active Desktops page, you will the see the Desktop configuration as shown in the picture below. Click anywhere in the blue bar titled 2. ADD SOFTWARE to see the software currently loaded and available in the active Desktop.

Desktops Configutation page

On the left hand side, you will see an alphalbetically ordered list of all software supported by Rescale. You may use the scroll bar to find and select the software that you would like to add. You can also type the name of the software directly in the Filter software by name bar. Make sure to select the license setting according to your software subscription.

Add software close-up

The selected software will now appear in the 2. ADD SOFTWARE section with the latest version selected by default. Click on the dropdown to select other supported versions. To apply and complete this configuration change, you must then click on Apply Changes which is located at the bottom of the page.

Added software unapplied

Give the Desktop a few seconds to process this change, and you should see the new software (with a green checkmark) in the Desktop Configuration page.

Removing Software

To remove software from your desktop, click anywhere in the blue bar titled 2. ADD SOFTWARE to see the software currently available. Then click on the Remove button under the software.

Added software unapplied

Similar to adding a software, you must click on Apply Changes to apply and complete this configuration change. Give the Desktop a few seconds to process this change, and the software will disappear from the Desktop Configuration page.

Adding/Removing Jobs

Adding Jobs

In the active Desktops page, you will the see the current Desktop configuration page. Click anywhere in the blue bar titled 3. ADD JOBS to see the job(s) currently hosted on the active Rescale Desktop.

You will also see a list of all your Rescale jobs starting from the most recent. Find the job(s) that you would like to add and under Actions click the Add button. You can also type the name of the job directly in the Search for a job... bar.

Please note that it is not advisable to attach a job that is still running, as it may cause syncing issues. Only add jobs that have the status as "Completed", unless specifically instructed to do so otherwise.

Removing Jobs

The selected job(s) will now appear in the 3. ADD JOBS section. To apply and complete this configuration change, you must then click on Apply Changes which is located at the bottom of the page.

Give the Desktop a few seconds to process this change, and you should see the job(s) (with a green checkmark) in the Desktop Configuration page.

Removing Jobs

To remove a job(s) from your Desktop, click anywhere in the blue bar titled 3. ADD JOBS to see the job(s) currently hosted by the active Desktop. Then click on the Remove button located on the same row across the job(s).

Removing Jobs

Similar to adding a job, you must click on Apply Changes to apply and complete this configuration change. Give the Desktop a few seconds to process this change, and the job will disappear from the Desktop Configuration page.