Installing RStudio Workbench
These instructions describe how to install RStudio Workbench, formerly RStudio Server Pro, on a Linux server.
Step 1. Install R
Step 2. Download and install
Multiple load-balanced instances of RStudio Workbench
If you have multiple load-balanced instances of RStudio Workbench,
there is a new requirement for a Postgres metadata database to upgrade
to version 1.4 or greater. If you attempt to install/upgrade to version 1.4
or greater and do not have a Postgres metadata database configured, RStudio
Workbench will not start. See the Database section for
On installation, the RStudio Workbench configuration file - found at
/etc/rstudio/rserver.conf - is empty. This is intentional, since this file should contain only settings you are overriding with custom values. Even with this file being empty, the server works out of the box on the default port 8787. For additional information, please see the RStudio Workbench Administration Guide Appendix.
Step 3. Activate license
Step 4. Verify installation
- Now, you can visit RStudio Workbench in a browser at
<SERVER-ADDRESS> with the DNS name or IP address of the server.
The RStudio Job Launcher provides an extensible and reusable mechanism for RStudio applications to start processes within various batch processing systems (e.g., SLURM) and container orchestration platforms (e.g., Kubernetes). RStudio products integrate with the Job Launcher to allow you to utilize your existing cluster hardware for maximum process isolation and operations efficiency.
We offer the following integration options:
Additionally, the RStudio Job Launcher Administration Guide is available here.