FastX Local System

This section is accessible by logging into FastX as an administrator through a web browser. Select the Admin icon after login.

Setting for the local FastX host.


  • Start new sessions on this server – Check the box to allow users to start new sessions on this FastX host.  Unchecked, users can only reconnect to existing running sessions.
  • Sudo user options – Enables the option to use sudo as a user.
    • Enable
    • Disable
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  • Job Scheduler Script 
  • Allow HTML in scheduler output 
  • Run the job scheduler as the web server process owner


  • Enable logins on this server – Check the box to allow users to login directly to this FastX host
  • Disable Direct Cluster Connections – Check the box to route the connections through the gateway url
  • User Profile Script – Script to execute to get the user profile (full name, email, etc) when not available
  • SSH Port – Port used by SSH (Default 22)


  • Restrict this server to the following groups – Check the box to restrict group(s) to only launch sessions from this FastX server.
    • Groups – Enter Linux group name and hit enter to add the restriction.
  • Log Stats to local file every N seconds – Enter the number of seconds the log stat will send to the local file.
  • Metrics File – File to execute on server update to get custom metrics.
  • Stats Log Directory – Directory to log stats.
  • Override Hostname – Name to override the hostname.
  • Proxy Subdirectory Base – Path to directory of subdirectory base.
  • Required Valid Cluster Certificates – In cluster configuration, check the box to require valid SSL Certificates when making a connection.