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by sag
Wed May 09, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Hi

I have used nssm open source windows service installer.
I created services for _afserver.cmd and render.cmd with it.
It is working like a charm.
Thanks for all your support.

Tushar
by sag
Tue May 08, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Hi, Thanks for the hint to look for the log in Task Output. It says, Error opening scene file: "X:\maxjobs\TestFile.max" and later also give error of writing bitmap etc. I think this is because since render is launched when graphical logon is not even done, mapped network drive 'X' is not connected....
by sag
Tue May 08, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Yes. If I put server/render scripts in 'Start up' it launches fine when I log in and also renders. But that's the dependency I don't want, because we have many render nodes on which render client will be running. It would be a big task to first login manually in all of them so that render client lau...
by sag
Tue May 08, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Hi, I tried using windows task scheduler to run the given scripts which in turn runs the afserver.exe and afrender.exe I setup task to trigger at system startup and with a dedicated logon. Tasks starts perfectly fine on its own and server and render clients are running too. When I check with afwatch...
by sag
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Sure will explore that too.
Thanks
by sag
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: afserver and render client as services in windows

Great thanks.
Will try first with Windows native sc.exe if that works.
by sag
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Setup
Topic: afserver and render client as services in windows
Replies: 11
Views: 288

afserver and render client as services in windows

Hi Timur, Thanks for this wonderful render management software. I have been trying this for couple of days in windows environment. It is working fine through Keeper. But I would like to run afserver as a service on Windows Server 2012 and render.exe as a service on Windows 7 Please let me know how i...