Posted by MaxStation, 4 March 2014 12:06 pm
One of my machines wouldn't render any Backburner jobs, a small extract from the Backburner Server log shows an unknown error:
INF Registration to 184.108.40.206 accepted
INF Receiving new job from 220.127.116.11
INF Adapter returned unexpected code -2 for "C:Program FilesAutodesk3ds Max 2014maxadapter.adp.exe" "-o" "ShutDown" "-l" "Info"
ERR Unknown Error
INF Job 'Untitled01' received and ready
INF Launching 'Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 (64-bit)'
INF 3dsmax adapter : Executing command line : C:Program FilesAutodesk3ds Max 20143dsmax.exe "-_pipe:13338756" -server "C:UsersmaxAppDataLocalbackburnerServerJobUntitled01.max".
INF [ServerMessage]ProcessStarted processId=4480
INF 3dsmax adapter : Autodesk 3dsMax 16.4 is Ready.
WRN Server has not received an update from the Manager and has timed out; assuming the manager is down.
The cause of this was the firewall, to verify if it is the case: temporarily switch the firewall off. The machine now renders the Backburner jobs without any problems.
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