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This page summarizes how the DARENDER virtual machine has been set up as of sprint 2012.
Installed Autodesk Maya 2012 and Backburner 2008.1
- Obtained copies of Maya and Backburner from OIT
- Accepted the default install location (
C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk\Backburner\) and continued install
- Registered Maya using Clarkson's Licence server.
Started & Configured Backburner Manager
- Note: This is all done logged into the
- Set the
Default Mail Serverto
- Modified the
Userspath to reside on the storage drive
Default Job Handlingto archive old jobs after
- Modified the number of
Max Concurrent Assignmentsto be
- Note: This controls the number of jobs the Manager sends out simultaneously. It may need to be modified based on the load presented to the server.
backburner manager 2.3rules (tcp & udp) and TCP/UDP port
3234for all profiles through the firewall from the Clarkson Academic Network (22.214.171.124/17, 126.96.36.199/23, 188.8.131.52/22)
- Disabled all other backburner rules that were automatically added during the install
Configured Backburner Manager to run as a service
- Note: These steps are done from an Administrator account on the system.
- Opened a command prompt (run as administrator) and navigated to
C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk\Backburner
- Opened up
Server Manager > Configuration > Servicesand configured the Backburner Manager service to run under the
- Note: The
NodeAdminaccount is a local account on the server which exists on each of the nodes as well. The username & password for this account must be the same on the master and on the nodes for file sharing to work correctly.
- Note: The
- If you are installing a newer version of Maya, you may need to look up what versions of back burner will actually work.