A GPU rendering workers status changed to "Failed". After restarting the Worker, the Network Manager no longer reports a "Failed" status. But the system is rendering very slowly. Renders completed in less than 30 seconds. but now the same renders are taking over 10 Minutes now.

Environment Details

  • Network Rendering
    • Any versions
  • NVIDIA A40 (NVIDIA RTX Ampere) 48GB


  • The Manager did not get the NVIDIA license from the license server.
  • NVIDIA license was a trial, then switched to a paid license


If switching from an NVIDIA trial license to a paid license on the license server, ensure to reboot the system prior to rendering new jobs.

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