The OctaneRender® for Rhinoceros plugin requires internet access to launch the first time. Internet access is not required to use both OctaneRender and OctaneRender for Rhinoceros plugin.


When no internet access is present, the Live Database will not be accessible. Upon launching the plugin for the first time, the user will need to log in to their OctaneLive® account which associated with their forum log-in information. This information can be found in the customer section of the OctaneRender™ website.


Important: You will need to ensure that your firewall is NOT blocking inbound and outbound connections from Modo in order for the plugin to communicate with the Otoy servers. So inbound and outbound connections from Rhino.exe need to be allowed via port 443.