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marcus lyall
Installing CS6 render-only nodes on a farm.
on Nov 19, 2012 at 6:21:56 pm

Hi, We're having licensing issues with our render farm.

We have some CS6 After Effects seats on Mac OSX. We also have a 16 blade render farm on Windows 7.

We installed 'render-only' copies of AFX on the blades, which worked.
Except now we're being told that the trials have expired for the render-only software.

We've tried adding the text file, as per this thread.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4484873

But it doesn't work.

It just says the trial has expired.

We tried re-installing the software. But this doesn't work either.
Assuming that the trial version (which we didn't install) does something to the registry on the PC? Puts a file on there stopping you from re-installing?
Not a PC user so no idea how to do this.

Don't know if it's because our non-farm licenses are Mac?
Anyone had any experience of this?

Cheers


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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: Installing CS6 render-only nodes on a farm.
on Nov 20, 2012 at 12:25:08 am

Hi Marcus, some changes were made to setting up render farms in CS6. More info here - http://blogs.adobe.com/aftereffects/2012/06/codecs-and-the-render-engine-in-after-effects-cs6.html

HTH
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