Posit Workbench Administration Guide

Administration Guide


October 1, 2022

Posit Workbench is a browser-based IDE that allows users to perform their work in a remote server environment. Users can choose between four different IDEs:

  1. RStudio Pro
  2. VS Code
  3. JupyterLab
  4. Jupyter Notebook

Posit Workbench allows users to:

This guide describes Posit Workbench, which adds many enhancements to the open-source version of RStudio Server, including:

The documentation applies to both RStudio Server (Open Source) and Posit Workbench (Pro) unless the section is specifically marked Pro, in which case it only applies to Posit Workbench.


This guide is intended for Posit Workbench server administrators. If you are a Posit Workbench user, please refer to the Posit Workbench User Guide. For more information on running Posit Workbench in your organization, please visit https://www.rstudio.com/products/workbench/.