Can I run matlab, interacting with its GUI, on another PC?

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I have a very small and old PC, which I use mostly as a terminal to interact with servers, which are very powerful instead. They run windows, and I cannot connect to them graphically (if not just occasionally, e.g. when I need to set them up).
I need to run matlab, and I need to run it on that server. How do I achieve that? Can I install matlab both on my pc and on that server and tell my matlab "run the actual code on the other computer, as a worker" in a kind of "parallel computing toolbox" fashion? Is there any other way? I can open any ssh tunnel to that server, if it helps, but not run ssh -x, as it's windows. BTW, my programs also make use of compiled mex functions.
I have academic campus licenses, so I can use all releases of matlab and the number of licenses is not an issue.
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Luca Presotto
Luca Presotto on 21 Jun 2022
Because under windows only 1 user at a time can connect using RDP or VNC.
Given that we have 16 physical cores, we'd like to use this PC in at least 2 at a time.

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Jan
Jan on 21 Jun 2022
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Jan
Jan on 22 Jun 2022
If you want to keep all data on the server, VNC or RDP is the best choice. What about using a server version of Windows? You are violating the license agreement of Windows, if you access the computer with 2 sessions ate the same time.
An Alternative is to install a bare-metal Windows Server to run two HyperV machines on the server. As far as I remember the HyperV-Server can be used for free: https://www.altaro.com/hyper-v/how-to-install-hyper-v-r2/free-server-core/

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Luca Presotto
Luca Presotto on 22 Jun 2022
@Raymond Norris, they're both windows. "Client" is windows 10, "server" is windows 11 however.
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Raymond Norris
Raymond Norris on 22 Jun 2022
Then MEX-files shouldn't be a problem. I would agree with Jan's suggestion of using MATLAB Parallel Server.

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