Step #1: Logging Into Base Command

Follow the instructions below to connect to the desktop provided to access the lab. It is essential to complete this lab within this desktop.

  1. Open the desktop using the left-hand navigation pane as shown below. This will open a new tab or window.


  2. Click Connect on the noVNC screen.


  3. The application dock is located at the bottom center of the screen. Locate the web browser and click the icon.


  4. Follow the steps in the next section to log into NVIDIA NGC.

For this trial, you should have received an email inviting you to an evaluation organization in NGC with access to NVIDIA Base Command.


The invitation email will be coming from Check your spam folder if you have not received your invitation. If you didn’t receive this invitation email, please reply to the invitation email you received for access to NVIDIA LaunchPad, and an account manager will assist you.


Before you begin, be sure to read through the Terms of Use agreements. For your convenience, they are listed on the left pane Legal section.

Accept the invitation by clicking on the button in the email, and sign-in to your NVIDIA account or create one if you don’t already have one. If you need help creating your account, follow the instructions here.

In your invitation email, you will see a line of text similar to the following format:

You have been invited to join nv-launchpad-bc.

The nv-launchpad-bc text confirms the Org you have been added to. This value will be referenced and used in future steps. The exact Org name will vary, but will be of the form nv-launchpad-bc*.

  1. Log into NVIDIA NGC by visiting


  2. Under NVIDIA Account, select Continue and enter the credentials provided.


  3. Enter your email address as provided and select Continue.


  4. Continue will turn green when the account is validated.


  5. On the following screen, enter your password as provided and select Log In.


  6. Once you’ve logged in, set your organization. Select the organization from your onboarding email (which will match the format of nv-launchpad-bc*) and click Sign In.


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