VRED Cluster

Job Submission

You can submit jobs for VRED from the Monitor.

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Submission Options

The general Deadline options are explained in the Job Submission documentation.

The VRED Cluster specific options are:

  • Cluster Count: The number of tasks/maximum number of slaves to create in the cluster. Default: 1
  • Port Number: The port number to be used for the cluster service. Default: 8889. Ensure firewall is open.
  • VRED Version: The VRED application version to use.

Plug-in Configuration

You can configure the VRED Cluster plug-in settings from the Monitor. While in super user mode, select Tools -> Configure Plugins and select the VRED plug-in from the list on the left.

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Cluster Executables

  • VRED 2015 Cluster Executable: The path to the VRED 2015 Cluster executable file used for rendering. Enter alternative paths on separate lines. Different executable paths can be configured for each version installed on your render nodes.
  • VRED 2016 Cluster Executable: The path to the VRED 2016 Cluster executable file used for rendering. Enter alternative paths on separate lines. Different executable paths can be configured for each version installed on your render nodes.

FAQ

Is VRED supported by Deadline?

Yes.

Can VRED be run as a service?

VRED can sometimes crash when running as a service. If VRED appears crashed, try running the Slave as a normal application instead of as a service to see if that fixes the problem.

Error Messages and Meanings

This is a collection of known VRED error messages and their meanings, as well as possible solutions. We want to keep this list as up to date as possible, so if you run into an error message that isn’t listed here, please email Deadline Support and let us know.

Currently, no error messages have been reported for this plug-in.