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Starting the Batch Processing Queue on Mac OS X

After the machine-list has been created and that the Startup Item has been installed you are ready to start the batch processing queue.

The Startup Item will start the batch processing queue automatically every time the computer is started, but you can start it without restarting the computer by doing the following:

To start batch processing queues:

1. Open the Mac OS X Terminal application. Go to Applications > Utilities > and double click the Terminal.
2. Type the following in the Terminal:

sudo /sbin/SystemStarter start ToonBoomQueueServer

The Terminal prompt you to type your password. Your user needs to be allowed to administer this computer for this command to work.

To stop batch processing queues:

Type the following in the Terminal:

sudo /sbin/SystemStarter stop ToonBoomQueueServer

The Terminal will prompt you to type your password. Your user needs to be allowed to administer this computer for this command to work.