[Sidefx-houdini-list] switching between NC and FX

Gary Jaeger gary at corestudio.com
Fri Jan 13 16:43:15 EST 2017


Thanks Peter. I’ll check it out

Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
http://corestudio.com <http://corestudio.com/>
> On Jan 13, 2017, at 1:39 PM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Yes, if you create a LicensingOptions file (something like that, check
> $HFS/houdini for the real name) in the $HOME of a user, when that exists
> and is set to LocalLicensing (see contents of same file in $HFS/houdini) it
> will be Apprentice.
> 
> Then have a command that either creates that or renames it. When you rename
> to something else (i.e. .bak) then it will revert to Commercial.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Peter B
> 
> On 13 January 2017 at 13:34, Gary Jaeger <gary at corestudio.com> wrote:
> 
>> sorta noob question. We have a floating seat of FX, but others in the
>> studio want to spend some time learning Houdini without taking up a
>> license. What’s the best method for doing that? All the workstations have
>> FX installed, but is there a painless way to temporarily switch to NC
>> licensing so artists can dabble?
>> 
>> Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
>> http://corestudio.com <http://corestudio.com/>
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> 
> Peter B
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