You can run production jobs in two different ways:
Interactively. The program runs unattended in a separate session on either your local computer or a remote server. Your local computer must remain on (and connected to the remote server, if applicable) until the job is complete.
In the background on a server. The program runs in a separate session on a remote server. Your local computer does not have to remain on and does not have to remain connected to the remote server. You can disconnect and retrieve the results later.
Note: Running a production job on a remote server requires access to a server that is running IBM® SPSS® Statistics Server.
Statistics server. If you select to run the production job in the background on a remote server, you must specify the server on which it will run. Click Select Server to specify the server. This applies only to jobs run in the background on a remote server, not jobs run interactively on a remote server.