Install an ssh client and X display
Download and install MobaXterm.
Run ssh and transfer X to your dispaly
Run MobaXterm and type:
Ignore messages type password and run the graphical application (e.g. matlab).
Install a VNC Viewer
Download and install a VNC Viewer (e.g. RealVNC).
Run a VNC Server on the application host
Connect with the PuTTY SSH Client to remote server and run:
If you ran this command on planet, just follow the instructions displayed on the screen,
else continue with the following instructions:
In the response, note the display number (N) that your VNC server received:
”New VNC server is planet:N” (e.g. “New VNC server is planet:3” N=3)
Tunnel VNC through SSH with PuTTY
Direct access to the VNC server is blocked by a firewall, however the network
connection can be tunneled through SSH.
To tunnel with the PuTTY SSH client, in the session that you opened,
click on the upper left corner icon and select “Change Settings …”
Under “Category” select:
Under “Add new forwarded port”
Source port: 5900
Destination: hostname:5900+N (e.g. planet:5903)
Leave PuTTY running
Run RealVNC Viewer