The machine-list file identifies all the machines on your network that can be allowed to batch process Harmony scenes. The machines on this list represents your network's render farm.
NOTEYou must have sufficient batch processing licenses to run batch processing on all the machines in the machine-list file.
How to create the machine-list file
In a text editor, create a new file at this location
In this text file, type in the hostname of every machine that you want to use for batch processing, one machine per line.
For example, you might have a machine-list, where each line is the name of a computer on your network:
anim-1 anim-2 anim-3 paint-1 paint-2 paint-3 layout-1 layout-2NOTES
- There must be no blank lines in the machine-list file.
- The order in which machines are listed determines their order in the batch processing scheduling commands.
- You can obtain the name for a machine by typing hostname in a terminal or command prompt, regardless of the operating system.
Save the file.
The next time you use a scheduling command, it will be able to check up on or update the schedule of any machine in the machine list file.
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