Distributed Rendering Troubleshooting

Most common problems and solutions related to Corona's Distributed Rendering

Distributed Rendering stopped working after the installation of newer version
Distributed Rendering stopped working after the installation of newer version There are two usual causes: 1. Corona License is not activated Soluti...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 at 1:12 PM
I cannot find solution to my distributed rendering problem!
I cannot find solution to my distributed rendering problem! Distributed rendering-related problems are often very hard to debug. It is possible that y...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 at 1:29 PM
I get "DrServer.exe has stopped working" or similar error message!
I get "DrServer.exe has stopped working" or similar error message! This is most likely related to Windows Updates not being installed. Please...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 at 1:16 PM
Inspecting EXRs from DR slaves
Inspecting EXRs from DR slaves If for some reason distributed rendering does not work as expected, it is advised to check the images generated by each r...
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018 at 11:07 AM
DR is not working and the DrServer app only prints "3dsMax failed to start, trying again...
DR is not working and the DrServer app only prints "3dsMax failed to start, trying again... Solution: disable ipv6. For more information, s...
Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 at 5:10 PM
Node(s) fail and I am getting "Error rendering frame 0: DLL <C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 2015\stdplugs\_plugin name_.dlm> failed to initialize." in MaxLog
Node(s) fail and I am getting "Error rendering frame 0: DLL <C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 2015\stdplugs\_plugin name_.dlm> failed to initial...
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016 at 12:51 PM
Nodes do not start rendering and MaxLog.txt contains "Error creating Bitmap" line.
Nodes do not start rendering and MaxLog.txt contains "Error creating Bitmap" line. Suggested solution: 1. Reset 3ds Max user files (this will c...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016 at 1:18 PM
Rendering dialog on the node PC shows number of passes looped (initial pass...2nd...intitial...2nd...)
Rendering dialog on the node PC shows number of passes looped (initial pass...2nd...intitial...2nd...) This is not an error. This is expected behavi...
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016 at 2:55 PM
I am running out of disk space when using DR!
I am running out of disk space when using DR! Issue: free disk space is quickly running out when using distributed rendering. This may even lead to free...
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 at 11:31 AM
Creating custom inbound and outbound rules for the DR Server application
Creating custom inbound and outbound rules for the DR Server application In some cases, Windows Firewall may be blocking communication between the rende...
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 at 4:15 PM