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    Qube! Requirements Checklist

    If you are having installation or usage problems, make sure these items are present:

    • All computers with OS installed, licensed, and networked.
    • Hostname resolution (DNS) working properly on all computers.
    • Authentication infrastructure installed and working:
      • NIS / YP / LDAP for Linux
      • OpenDirectory for OS X
      • ActiveDirectory for Windows
    • Network filesystem reachable by Client and Worker machines. Alternatively if no authentication infrastructure is in place please ensure open read and write privileges are set.
    • All applications (Maya, AfterEffects, etc) already installed on the clients and workers and licensed.
    • Python and Perl are installed if using separate jobtypes. You can obtain installers for those languages here: See this page for details.
    • All necessary Qube! installers already downloaded and on a filesystem accessible by all machines.
    • If a network account is to be used for the proxy user account, this account should already have been created and granted permission to the shared file system.
    • Current Qube! Supervisor license issued for the correct MAC address.

    Supervisor Specifications

    Below is a recommendation of minimum specifications for optimal operation of Qube! Supervisor.

    < 10 workers10 - 30 workers30 - 150 workers150 - 250 workers

    Please note that beyond 30 render nodes you will need to alter qb.conf to optimize performance

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