Unreal Engine 4 : SwarmAgent distribute rendering

Swarm Agent is a tool shipped with Unreal Engine.
It’s useful for distributing tasks with multiple computers.

Setup

Master PC

  • Go to D:\Program Files\Epic Games\UE_4.18\Engine\Binaries\DotNET
  • Make a shortcut to SwarmAgent.exe and SwarmCoordinator.exe
  • Launch SwarmAgent.exe
  • Go Tab Settings
  • AgentGroupName and AllowedRemoteAgentGroup so change to Default
  • AllowedRemoteAgentnames -> change value to *
  • CoordinatorRemotingHost -> change to localhost

Slave PC

  • Launch SwarmAgent.exe
  • Go Tab Settings
  • AgentGroupName and AllowedRemoteAgentGroup so change to Default
  • AllowedRemoteAgentnames -> change value to *
  • CoordinatorRemotingHost -> change with the IP adress of your Master PC (192.168.1.xxx)

Use Case

Slave PC

Launch SwarmAgent.exe

Master PC

Launch SwarmCoordinator.exe and you will see all the computers available with an instance of SwarmAgent.exe started