RStudio Server

RStudio Server runs on several servers around NCEAS, including Aurora, Mazu, and DataTeam.


RStudio Server sessions can become stuck, leaving users unable to access the RStudio web interface via a browser. There seems to be multiple causes so the fix may vary depending on what the user’s doing. Some things to look for include:

Beyond the above, it appears that RStudio sessions just get corrupted sometimes. Each user’s RStudio state is stored in /home/$USER/.local/share/rstudio. A two-pass approach to fixing a corrupt session usually works: