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VRay.com - Your source for all things VRay  ::  VRay for SketchUp  ::  Manual  ::  Activating V-Ray for SketchUp

VRay for SketchUp Manual

VRay for SketchUp Manual

Activating V-Ray for SketchUp

1. After installation, open SketchUp. Now the Product license dialogs will ask you to choose one of the three options.

Activating V-Ray for SketchUp

2. If you haven’t purchased V-Ray for SketchUp, you can run a demo by selecting the option "I wish to demo this product".

Activating V-Ray for SketchUp

If you have already purchased V-Ray for SketchUp, you can choose one of the two other options, floating license server or standalone license.

Standalone License

1. Select "I have purchased a standalone license and would like to use that" and click "next".

Standalone License - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. Enter your serial number, then click next. Activation usually takes a few seconds.

Standalone License - V-Ray for SketchUp

Sometimes, proxy servers or firewalls can block the online activation. You may receive this error during the installation process: "Failed to contact web service". You can activate your license offline. For instructions on how to do this, please see the "Offline Activation" section.

Floating License Server

Setting up the License Server

1. Before you use the Floating License Server, you need to run the Floating License Manger on the computer you will use as the server. Click Start, then "All Programs", under "ASGvis,LLC" folder select "Launch Floating License Manager". Click "Add existing license".

Floating License Server - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. Select the appropriate product and click OK.

Floating License Server - V-Ray for SketchUp

3. Enter the Serial Number, select the amount of seats that you have and click "Submit". If you have more than one license you have to repeat step 1 thru 3.

Floating License Server - V-Ray for SketchUp

4. After you have finished with your licenses, click "Start license Server". You will see the icon in the desktop toolbar.

Floating License Server - V-Ray for SketchUp

Floating License Network Computer

Setting up a computer on the Network

1. After setting up the Floating License Manger, start SketchUp and select "I have a floating license server and would like to use that", click "Next".

Floating License Network Computer - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. In the "primary license server" section enter the name of the computer that you have as the Floating License Server. If you have more than one server, enter the other names in the "Alternate license server 1 and 2". Then click "OK" to finish. Click "OK" again to update the settings.

Floating License Network Computer - V-Ray for SketchUp

Alternate setup for a computer on the Network

1. Another method to setup the License Server is click the "Start" menu then select "All Programs", click on "ASGvis,LLC" and choose "Set License Server". Select the appropriate product and click OK.

Alternate setup for a computer on the Network - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. In the "primary license server" section enter the name of the computer that you have as the Floating License Server. If you have more than one server, enter the other names in the "Alternate license server 1 and 2". Then click "OK" to finish. Click "OK" again to update the settings.

Alternate setup for a computer on the Network - V-Ray for SketchUp

Sometimes, proxy servers or firewalls can block the online activation. You may receive this error during the installation process: "Failed to contact web service". You can activate your license offline.

Offline Activation

Web Activation

1. If you have to activate your V-Ray for SketchUp by "Offline Activation", you will see this "Error" window.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. If you are connected to the internet you can try our "Web Activation". Click on "Web Activation". A box will appear. Click on "Activate now".

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

3. A link to our web page will appear. Fill out the information. Click submit.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

4. It will give you a "Response Code", copy and paste the response code to the box in the "Web-page activation" and click "OK"

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

Offline Activation

1. If you are not connected to the internet, you have to use the "Offline Activation" button. Click on it.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

2. You will be prompted to save out a file. Save it to your desktop or somewhere easily remembered.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

3. Send that file to support@asgvis.com. We will process your request and send your file back.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

4. After receiving the new file you will need to save this file to your desktop, replacing the old file if it is there. Then choose "Import License".

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

5. Select the file that was sent to you. You can then close the offline activation program.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp

6. Open the program you have just activated. If you encounter any problems please email us with a clear description of the error message and problem.

Offline Activation - V-Ray for SketchUp


V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp
 
 
  V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Service Pack 1 Now Available
 

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Service Pack 1 is now available for download. A few new features have been added and improvements have been made to many current ones. Also, V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp now supports SketchUp 2014.

  • With the new Batch Render tool you can now render all SketchUp scene tabs with a single click.
  • V-Ray RT has been optimized for a more interactive experience and focused on a deeper integration with SketchUp.
  • Detailed scenes will be faster and easier to create with further improvements to V-Ray Proxies.
  • Thanks to your feedback, this release includes many bug fixes, including fixes to distributed rendering.
SketchUp 2014 Compatible

 

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Now Available
Rendering by Dario Dubinsky

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp is a massive upgrade to V-Ray for SketchUp which includes a series of new feature introductions that enhance visualization workflow and render quality such as V-Ray RT, V-Ray Dome Light and streamlining scene complexity with V-Ray Proxy.

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp
Rendering by Dario Dubinsky

Click here for more information


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SketchUp is one of the most widely used and easy to learn 3D Modeling software on the market today. With V-Ray for SketchUp, users now have one of the most powerful rendering tools available to visualize their models with the upmost quality and realism. V-Ray works within the SketchUp environment allowing users to be able to efficiently incorporate the task of rendering within their current workflows.

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