[Sidefx-houdini-list] License through ssh tunnel?

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 13:26:20 EST 2012


The license itself has to be keyed for the appropriate subnets
though... you still have to edit the read/write masks additionally
once the license is valid.

On 4 January 2012 09:37, jiversen <jiversen at rhythm.com> wrote:
> Can you do this in the $HIH/houdini/hserver.opt configuration file?
>
>
> -------snip-----
>
> #
> # hserver can dis-allow requests from remote hosts.  This prevents
> # unwanted hosts from rendering on your system or controlling your
> # hserver.  The default masks are:
> #    Read:    +.+.+.*
> #    Write:    +.+.+.*
> # The plus (+) sign is replaced with the digit of the local hosts IP
> # address.  The asterix (*) will match any digit.  These can be
> # changed.
> #
> # The write mask is checked for the following tasks:
> #    1)  Shut-down of the server
> #    2)  Starting a remote render
> #    3)  Pausing/Resuming/Killing a render
> #    4)  Changing the license server
> # The read mask is checked before returning information about the
> # state of hserver.
> #
> # Examples of masks are:
> #    127.0.0.*
> #    199.*.*.*,203.*.*.*
>
> # readIPMask    +.+.+.*
> # writeIPMask    +.+.+.*
>
>
>
> Michael O'Brien wrote:
>>
>> Hola~
>>
>> We contacted SideFX and had them add our vpn and farm subnet to the list
>> of
>> valid subnets for our licenses.
>>
>> MO
>>
>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-
>>> list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Mark Bolstad
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 6:39 AM
>>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>> Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] License through ssh tunnel?
>>>
>>> I have a new floating license set up on a linux box. I'd like to use
>>> the
>>> license on my macbook pro. Works fine when on the same subnet, but
>>> doesn't
>>> work when I VPN in ( it looks like I'm on a different subnet). Using
>>> VPN I
>>> get an error when I point the OSX server to the linux machine "server
>>> can't
>>> serve licenses to this machine".
>>>
>>> I tried tunnelling to the machine but didn't have any luck. As anyone
>>> successfully been able to access a license server through an ssh
>>> tunnel?
>>> FYI, I used dual tunnels on ports 1714 and 1715.
>>>
>>> Mark
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