list of environment variables that can be set

variable

description

DASELEMENT_LICENSE

alternatively this can be used:
RLM_LICENSE

point to the license server
Pattern: {port}@{hostname}
Example 5053@vfx-license
default Port: 5053

DASELEMENT_LOG_LEVEL

set the logging level (default: info)
options: debug | info | warning | critical

DASELEMENT_API_HOST

address to the API server (default: 127.0.01)

DASELEMENT_API_PORT

port to connect to the API server (default: 1810)

DASELEMENT_CACHE_HOST

address to the cache server (default: 127.0.01)

DASELEMENT_CACHE_PORT

port to connect to the cache server (default: 6379)

DASELEMENT_CONFIG_PATH

file path to the config file (.conf)
Example: /mnt/server/das-element.conf

DASELEMENT_RESOURCES

directory path to the resources folder, for presets, hooks, etc.
Example: /mnt/server/shared_folder/das-element_resources

DASELEMENT_THIRD_PARTY_DIR

directory path to third-party folder where the tools like ffmpeg and redis are located. These third party tools already come with the install of the software.
Example: /mnt/server/shared_folder/das-element/third-party

DASELEMENT_MODEL

file path to wit file (machine learning model)
Example: /mnt/server/das-element_vfx-element_1.0.wit

DASELEMENT_WORKER

set number of workers (not for lite version)
Even if set to 0, the software will always start at least one worker to communicate with the database.

DASELEMENT_DND_NOTATION

Valid values:

  • folder

  • hashtag

  • percent

  • flame

set the file path notation for a sequence of files

When elements are being drag&dropped outside of das element into another software, some applications, like Autodesk Flame, require a custom file path notation for dropped file sequences.

default/fallback: folder
This will choose the parent folder of the elements main files: /some/folder


Hashtag notation: hashtag
/some/folder/files.####.exr

Printf percentage notation: percent
/some/folder/files.%04d.exr

Autodesk Flame
Flame requires this notation for file sequences
/some/folder/files.[1001-1002].exr
If a process is running with the name 'flame' the software will automatically choose this notation.
To force this notation set the env value to flame
export DASELEMENT_DND_NOTATION=flame

RLM_CONNECT_TIMEOUT

license server connection timeout
default: 5 seconds