General info on remote access to MX beamlines at the ESRF here.


Control Computer : aelita


Video Servers (login with standard beamline username and password required):


In order to access the GUI that controls the diffractometer, type this command in a terminal window (on aelita):



Image visualization

To inspect images, type "albula" or "adxv" in a terminal window on aelita.

To automatically display images as they are collected, use Albula with the "Auto Load" -> "Eiger Monitor" option enabled (i.e., in bold).


Data processing during data collection

Log in to the mxproc computing cluster:

ssh -X opid30@mxproc


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