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[IDV #CLJ-965783]: webstart IDV 2.6u2


> Don or Jeff can answer this one better, but I feel compelled (:-)
> to jump in as your attempt to run IDV with a remote display was
> an active area of discussion at the McIDAS Users Group meeting I
> attend a couple of weeks back...

I'm not sure that the Windows Remote Desktop supports the GL/GLX
extensions that Java 3D requires (which is what the error message
indicates to me).  I've been able do display remotely
from Unix systems using VNC, but never with Windows Remote Desktop.
We could talk to Brian about this next week to see if there
are any configurations that can be set on the server side.

> > when using "remote connection" to bert (windows 64bit), and starting IDV
> > via webstart, i get these messsages:
> >
> > no compatible device found, please switch to other mode and try again
> >
> > Could not create a graphics configuration.
> > Please contact Unidata user support or see the FAQ
> >
> > ill try again when i get to the office to see if its the remote connection
> I think you will find that the problem _is_ being caused by trying
> to run with a remote display.  The MUG person most in the know about
> this issue (Dave Parker) noted that running with a remote display
> should be possible IF appropriate configurations are made.  He
> further noted that he had been unsuccessful in doing this in the
> several attempts that he made at SSEC.
> Cheers,
> Tom
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Ticket Details
Ticket ID: CLJ-965783
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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