NXserver is a specific method for remote desktop for any OS platform. If we want to access a remote server using remote desktop, NXserver is the solution, so user can access the machine via a GUI interface by using the AXserver. Here are the steps to be followed to deploy and configure NXserver on a CentOS server.
In this CentOS server, group install is the best way to install large packages, so the configuration of group install also in the steps.
In this example A centOS server version 6.5 was provisioned, and now it’s up & running. Logging to the server using root privileges.
- Open yum.conf file in vim editor.
# vim /etc/yum.conf
- Edit the [main] section on the yum.conf file as follow. Then save the file and exit.
- Install whatever the desktop packages on the server. When installing, entire package content is listed.
# yum -y groupinstall “Desktop” “Desktop Platform” “X Window System” “Fonts”
- There are some additional packages also should be installed on the server.