[Sidefx-houdini-list] [3D-PRO] OpenGL and RDP

Agent Xray xray at agentxray.com
Tue May 15 11:14:34 EDT 2018

Tried... failed.
While it's true that Houdini will continue to run over RDP if started 
locally, sometimes Houdini tries to open additional OGL windows, which 
fail. A good example of this is the "rendering..." dialog for foreground 


On 5/15/2018 2:31 AM, Jens Lindgren wrote:
> We run only Quadros and have been using OpenGL with RDP since it was added
> in to the Quadro drivers in 2014:
> http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/76507/en-us
> There are some issues right now with Nuke 11 ui, comboboxes and dialogs
> that are light grey instead of the default dark gray. I'm gussing it's a
> bug in the Qt version that Nuke uses.
> It's also true that already started applications continue to run OpenGL on
> the host machine. Programs started while in session is rendering the OpenGL
> on the client, which only Quadros can do because Nvidia has limited it to
> only Quadros in the driver.
> There is a way to start a program on the host while in RDP. But it requires
> a quick disconnect while the program is starting. See this thread for how
> to do it:
> https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/c8295ef8-3711-4576-9293-2c4965280165/opengl-and-remote-desktop?forum=winserverTS
> /Jens
> __
> 3D-PRO Manual: http://s3.3dpro.org/3d-pro-manual.pdf

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