[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini engine maya farm licensing

Jordan Halsey jordanhalsey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 11:02:12 EDT 2014


Can you not just bake the animation, and write out an alembic or fbx and
then render that on the farm? Seems more reliable to do this anyway.


*Jordan Halsey*
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On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:28 PM, dave brown <dayvbrown at gmail.com> wrote:

> :) They're tough nuts to crack these ones Rob!!
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> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 4:24 PM, Rob East <east.robert at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > That should be easy Dave just show them a nice pbr render ......
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> > Rob
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> > Robert East
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> > > On 24 Sep 2014, at 4:18 pm, dave brown <dayvbrown at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > Ah ok was hoping that wasn't the case,
> > >
> > > From memory hbatch licenses are now engine? Bit of a shame as it means
> > the
> > > usability in maya is reduced without a pretty significant investment to
> > > fill a farm with those licenses just for image rendering :(
> > >
> > > must... convince... maya users... to use mantra...
> > >
> > > Thanks for following that up,
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> > > Dave.
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> > >> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Owl <lwoyzarc at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > >> Hi,  Dave,
> > >> I beleave you need houdini engine license 495 usd
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> > >>
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> http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=227&Itemid=381
> > >>> On 24 Sep 2014 08:36, "dave brown" <dayvbrown at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> Hi gall,
> > >>>
> > >>> So can't seem to find this in the docs but anyone have experience on
> > how
> > >>> maya files using otl's through houdini engine go on the farm?
> > >>>
> > >>> So say you're sending a bunch of geo to maya (for some reason)
> wrapped
> > up
> > >>> in an otl, and that file needs to be rendered from maya, what
> licenses
> > do
> > >>> you need to have available on your farm?
> > >>>
> > >>> Simple testing didn't seem to show up any obvious license usage but
> > we're
> > >>> getting licensing errors. i know it requires a houdini license to run
> > in
> > >>> maya but assumed you wouldn't need a full license for every machine
> on
> > >> the
> > >>> farm...
> > >>>
> > >>> Cheers,
> > >>>
> > >>> Dave.
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