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kbaker September 17, 2012 08:16

How I can use more than one PC with ANSYS CFX
Hi I am wondering about using more than one pc as parallel processors to make run more quick in ANSYS CFX 12 is that possible? If yes what the procedure to do this ?

ghorrocks September 17, 2012 18:51

CFX can do this and this is called distributed parallel. It is well described in the CFX setup documentation.

kbaker September 20, 2012 02:35

I read the instructions mentioned at the CFX help but they never mentioned anything about how the computers connected via USB or LAN or by router? should ANSYS CFX installed in all of the computers or no?

ghorrocks September 20, 2012 07:23

This is all described in the documentation.

You need CFX installed on all machines. You need to have rsh working between the machines - if you cna do this with a USB connection then good luck to you but that sounds like a LAN to me. You will also find USB does not have the band width or low latency required for multi-processor simulations.

kbaker September 21, 2012 06:55

Thanks a lot for the reply. May you tell me where i can find what you mentioned about the connection in the documentation? I search at CFX help but cannot find thing about the connection method?


evcelica September 21, 2012 19:49

ansys customer portal has all the documentation., create an account using your customer number, then you can access everything.

kbaker September 22, 2012 02:02

Unfortunately I cannot create account because it not available in my country. I will be grateful if you send me the documentations related with connected parallel PCs through my email I will be thankful.


evcelica September 24, 2012 18:00

I can't send it to you since it is copyright material, but I'm sure you can find some of the older verions on the web somewhere.

kbaker September 25, 2012 04:26

If in web what should I write in Google to find it? what is the searching words?

evcelica September 25, 2012 05:24

Configuring ANSYS CFX Parallel is in the ANSYS Installation Guide

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