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  • V-Ray

  • V-Ray GPU

  • V-Ray Standalone

  • V-Ray DR Spawner

  • V-Ray license server

  • V-Ray tools

  • V-Ray SDK

  • V-Ray Chaos Cloud Client
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Use the latest version of the Chaos License Server with the latest version of V-Ray.

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1. Upon the start of the installation, Windows may ask you for permission to run the installer with administrator privileges. Please confirm.

 

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2. You will be presented with the V-Ray licensing agreement. Please take a moment to review the agreement. Check the I accept checkbox and click Next to proceed.

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The V-Ray Standalone version included in the 3ds Max installer is intended for DR use when V-Ray GPU is set. It is not a replacement for the 3ds Max render slave, which is intended for use with the V-Ray renderer.

 

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4. After you choose the installation type you can click the “Customize” button and adjust the corresponding installation settings. If you have selected the Workstation installation, you will see the full list of customizable settings:

Uninstall previous installations – Leave this checked to automatically uninstall any previous versions.

Install Chaos Cloud Client – Enable this option to start installation of Chaos Cloud Client. 

Register V-Ray menus – Leave this checked to integrate V-Ray menus within the 3ds Max interface.

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Common settings for Workstation installation for 3ds Max 2018 20XX with a remote license server and default paths, should look like the screenshot below:

 

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5. When ready click the “Install Now” button.

6. If the installer detects any applications that need to be closed, they will be listed before being able to continue. Please close them and click "Install Now".

 

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List of running applications to close

 

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Installation can continue with applications closed

 

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1. After you click the “Install Now” button, the installer will proceed to uninstall any previous versions and install V-Ray Next on your machine.

 

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Uninstalling old versions

 

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Installation new version

 

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2. If the installation was successful, you will get this screen. Press the “Finish” button.

 

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3.  After you press Finish, the Online License Server installation window and the Chaos Cloud Client installation (optional) windows will appear next.

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The Online License Server will skip its installation process for two reasons:

  • If it detects a previous installation of the Online License Server on your machine.
  • If you choose the option Remote V-Ray license server on the network.

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