Activate NVIDIA GRID Virtual Applications on your Amazon EC2 GPU-based instances - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Activate NVIDIA GRID Virtual Applications on your Amazon EC2 GPU-based instances

To activate the GRID Virtual Applications on GPU-based instances that have NVIDIA GPUs (NVIDIA GRID Virtual Workstation is enabled by default), you must define the product type for the driver, as follows.

  1. Create the /etc/nvidia/gridd.conf file from the provided template file.

    [ec2-user ~]$ sudo cp /etc/nvidia/gridd.conf.template /etc/nvidia/gridd.conf
  2. Open the /etc/nvidia/gridd.conf file in your favorite text editor.

  3. Find the FeatureType line, and set it equal to 0. Then add a line with IgnoreSP=TRUE.

    FeatureType=0 IgnoreSP=TRUE
  4. Save the file and exit.

  5. Reboot the instance to pick up the new configuration.

    [ec2-user ~]$ sudo reboot
Activate GRID Virtual Applications on Windows instances
  1. Run regedit.exe to open the registry editor.

  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\GridLicensing.

  3. Open the context (right-click) menu on the right pane and choose New, DWORD.

  4. For Name, enter FeatureType and type Enter.

  5. Open the context (right-click) menu on FeatureType and choose Modify.

  6. For Value data, enter 0 for NVIDIA GRID Virtual Applications and choose OK.

  7. Open the context (right-click) menu on the right pane and choose New, DWORD.

  8. For Name, enter IgnoreSP and type Enter.

  9. Open the context (right-click) menu on IgnoreSP and choose Modify.

  10. For Value data, type 1 and choose OK.

  11. Close the registry editor.