This page provides information on installing the V-Ray License Server.

 

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Overview


If you are running the V-Ray license server on a different machine, you need to tell V-Ray where to look for it. This section describes how to do that on each operating system supported in V-Ray for Maya.

 

Windows


Run the V-Ray license client configuration utility from  Windows Start > All Programs > Chaos Group > V-Ray for Maya ## > Licensing > Change license settings.

 

This will show you the window below, where you can specify the IP address of the machine that is running the V-Ray License Server. Please do not change the connection port that is set by default to 30304.

 

 

For example, if the license server machine has IP address of 10.0.0.100, you have to put that address in the License server field, under the tab Primary license server.

 

Linux


Run the setvrlservice program from the  /usr/autodesk/maya20##/vray/bin/ directory, e.g:  

$ /usr/autodesk/maya2018/vray/bin/setvrlservice -server=[server name or IP] -port=30304

where [servername or IP] is the IP address or name of the machine where the V-Ray license server is running, without the enclosing '[' and ']' characters.

 

Note: This setting is per user; if there are many users running V-Ray on the machine, you will need to set the license server location for each of them.

 

 

Mac OS X


Run the  setvrlservice  program from the /Applications/Autodesk/maya20##/vray/bin/ directory, e.g:

$ sudo /Applications/Autodesk/maya2018/vray/bin/setvrlservice -server= [server name or IP] -port=30304

where  [servername or IP]  is the IP address or name of the machine where the V-Ray license server is running,  without the enclosing '[' and ']' characters (note that the entire command is just one line).

Note: This setting is per user; if there are many users running V-Ray on the machine, you will need to set the license server location for each of them.