mental ray Satellite for Maya 2010 doesn't use the correct port
You have installed mental ray Satellite and it will not function. The error in the Maya Output Window is below:
Info: (mental ray) : adding host: 192.168.16.162:7410
MSG 0.0 info : adding new host 1 (192.168.16.162:7410)
MSG 0.0 warn 012229: could not connect to host:port 192.168.16.162:7410
No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it. (IPv4)
MSG 0.0 error 011228: mi_msg_connect: failed to create active socket
MSG 0.0 error 011706: cannot add host 192.168.16.162:7410 "
The port number is incorrect for mental ray Satellite. The port number 7310 is used for mental ray Standalone for Maya 2010.
You will need to manually change the port number for mi-raysat.
- Go to: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\
- Edit the services file with a text editor.
- Edit the following:
INCORRECT: mi-raysat2010 7310/tcp
CORRECT: mi-raysat2010 7410/tcp
For additional information, search for mental ray Satellite in the Maya documentation.