We recommend that you create a new project and a new user when working with a new version of Lustre.
Note the following limitations when working with content created with previous versions of Lustre:
- Projects, users, cuts and grades created in previous versions of Lustre can be used in Lustre 2012 Extension 1.
- New content generated with the new release is not compatible with the previous release. You cannot import content created with Lustre 2012 Extension 1 into previous releases.
Wiretap Versions: Working with Smoke/Flame Projects from Previous Releases
When rendering to the Wiretap server, the version of the Wiretap server must match the version of the Smoke or Flame project you are writing to.
After installing Smoke and Flame 2012 Extension 1, the current Wiretap server is 2012 Extension 1. If you need to use the Lustre 2012 release to render to a project from Smoke/Flame 2012, you must have Wiretap server 2012 running.
To revert to the previous version of the Wiretap server:
- Go to /usr/discreet/<smoke_version>/bin.
- As root, run ./selectWiretapVersion.py (it will tell you which version is currently running).
- Type the number next to the version you wish to run (it may not automatically start the WT server, so afterwards do a: sw_restart).
If you want to go back to the other Wiretap server version, repeat these steps.
Wiretap Gateway Licensing
You must request a Wiretap Gateway license for any Linux / Mac OS X Wiretap Gateway server that does not run Smoke/Flame or Lustre applications. Without the license, you cannot access media files through the Wiretap Gateway server or Backburner Manager. This means that you need a license for any interoperability workflows between Smoke/Flame/Lustre, as well as for any background rendering and background transcoding workflows.