How do you set up Distributed RenderingUser would like to know how to set up the Distributed Rendering Process and Process Controllers ( DR )
Distributed RenderingYou can use several machines to do one rendering or animation by using Distributed Rendering. It is necessary that all processors taking part in the rendering have access to the output path.To use Distributed Rendering, you must first launch the Distributed Processing Controller from the MicroStation start menu.The first time that you start the controller, you are prompted to define your Shared (probably server) Directory. This determines where Distributed Rendering stores the information it needs to configure your controller and pass data back and forth between multiple machines. All machines that will participate in the rendering will need to be "set up" How to set up Distributed Rendering1. From the Start menu, select Bentley > MicroStation V8i > Process Controller for Distributed Rendering. The Configuration Settings dialog opens.2. To select a Shared directory, click the button to the right of the field.3. Select a shared folder and click OK.4. Click OK.5. When Distributed Rendering is available, the Bentley Distributed Processing Scheduler icon appears in the System tray.
Distributed Rendering Related dialogsThe Scheduler is accessed by right clicking the Process Controller tray icon and choosing Open Scheduler. The Job Monitor is accessed by right clicking the Process Controller tray icon and choosing Open Job Monitor.
SchedulerThe Scheduler dialog is used to schedule times that your system is available for contributing to processing images.
Job MonitorThe Job Monitor dialog displays the progress of your distributed rendering tasks.