See the flexlm end users guide supplied as a pdf file with your arm application. This manual explains flexnet licensing for administrators and end users and. Flexlm license problem licensing general discussions. Flexnet licensing end user guide, document revision 01 9 introduction to flexnet licensing end user guide this manual, flexnet licensing end user guide, describes the basic concepts of flexnet licensing, license models, and concepts for designing license policies. In the vendors pane, click any of the vendors, and the features pane will show all the features for that vendor. Receiver, set default logon method to passthrough for all. User names and passwords are required ignore this part if you are using personal device. If you are an end user of the application and you will not be involved in installing it, then go to section 1.
For detailed instructions on setting up this configuration, see chapter 3 managing licenses from multiple vendors in the attached flexlm end users guide. Use flexlm utilities instead, that means that, indeed, you are using flexlm to manage the token. Flexlm end users guide july 2003 11 chapter 1 introduction and overview this chapter explains the basics of floating network licensing and gives a quick overview of the components of flexlm. In 2009 macrovision introduced a newly refined server based licensing system for eagle upgrading and restructuring of the flexlm flexnet licensing system which we call flex plus. This often happens when nis or dns or the hosts file is incorrect. The options file allows the license administrator to control various operating parameters of flexlm. Flexlm provides license management utilities that you can use to monitor the license manager. It should be the ibm rational license key administrator. If you are an enduser of the application and you will not be involved in. I have new floating licences to install, so i need to set up a flexlm server.
Macrovision subsequently renamed flexlm to flexnet publisher. The end user can then fulfill a license using a partial amount of the total licensedays for the given borrow period, nodelocked to a particular machine. All has been ok until recently, now when some users access the end user portal the user name field is prepopulated with domain\username instead of just their username or being left blank. This file is found on the basis cd in documentationhtml. A flexnet license grants access to software product for multiple users and multiple computers. Sep 24, 20 to activate the end user logon s creen, to maintain the logon information, do the following. Remember that the installation guide for your application software is the final word on installing and configuring flexlm. Mdk supports singleserver flexnet floating license. Citrix xenapp end user guide kuwait petroleum corporation. Multiple vendors using flexlm at a single end user site flexlm version compatibility. If the end user s data is split among two or more server nodes and work is still possible when one of these nodes goes down or off the network, then. Macrovision, that is used by arm to control the use of arm software development tools. End user installation instruction template binaries your customers will require.
In fact, the second group line would redefine the group. License administration guide flexnet publisher licensing toolkit 11. Flexlm was originally a joint development of globetrotter software and highland software in 1988. When i use the diag tool in flexlm i get the following text. For example, if you have installed a single user mdkarm professional license and you install a flexnet mdkarm. Flexlm applications send periodic heartbeats to the server to discover if it has died. In that case, your clearcase admin must access the flexlm admin tool, in order to get a status of the licenses used. For purposes of these instructions we will use the directory named c. In order to obtain this data, the debug log file needs to be created on the network license manager machine, and the openlm broker needs to read it and propagate it to the openlm server. User manual with full details is provided in pdf format with all standard installations. This manual is provided for informational use only and is subject to change without notice. Occasionally a license may not be checked back into the pool of available licenses. From software licenses to cloud costs, we help you put a hard stop on technology overspend, so you can put those savings to better use. If the user or licensee of the software is an agency, department, or other entity of the united states government, the use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure, or transfer of the software, or any r elated documentation.
Service configuration while it is possible to manually start and stop the lmadmin license server manager, it is. Daniel has a csh login, so all commands executed as daniel must be in csh syntax. Flexnet licenses are available for some keil products. Is it possible run multiple flexlm license servers on one machine or. These utilities are available at the command line or through a graphical user interface. We want it already set to passthrough rather than logon prompt. The lookup for the host name on the server line in the license file failed. A flexnet license overrides all other licensing methods for a product group. This utility does not replace the steps in this chapter regarding license installation, but can aid in the installation and use of flexlm licenses. The simplest solution is to get an upgraded license server from your software vendor you can run a new license server and still keep running the old application software. Installing lmadmin license server manager as an operating system service. Aug 30, 2010 flexlm is used by a great variety of software vendors, such as esri, autodesk, mathworks, ptc, ansys, cadence and more. If you are a system administrator or end user, chances are one.
The flexlm debug log presents license usage information, e. For example, in preparation for a business trip or even during a business trip, the end user fulfills a license that expires in 5 days that is nodelocked to their laptop. The flexnet publisher can be installed on windows and unixlinux machines. Go to the machine designated as the license server and log in. For information about accessing these tools through a graphical user interface, see using the flexnet utilities graphical user interface lmtools. However, it can reduce the usefulness of the debug log in debugging license. It explains where license administrators have control and where end users have control. Flexlm end users manual april 2000 12 chapter 2 introduction and overview this chapter explains the basics of floating network licensing and gives a quick overview of the components of flexlm. Jun 29, 2009 hi we are not using sso and our users have been imported from ldap. This document details the steps necessary to release the hung license using the lmremove command.
Udp communications is normally only set by the end user, so tcp should be assumed. This system was updated in 2011 to cater for vmware virpual machines including workstation and vsphere. This is probably not the correct forum, but hopefully admins will move it as necessary. Administrators of flexlm licenses and license servers end users of flexlmenabled applications 1. Flexnet publisher setup server the flexnet publisher server controls the number of license copies of a software product. Under the virtual hosts services column you will see the service selected service. If the whole system crashes, then the license is not freed, and you should use lmremove to free the license. Ads 2001 contains the globetrotter software utility lmtools with the flexlm software installed with ads on the pc platform. The parameter set time of day and the timer settings for by the user are set at the user level. End user license administration end user options file license administration tools switching the debug log file under unix communications transport tcp vs. Once you have registered, you may log in and use your product. Flexnet publisher formerly known as flexlm is a software license manager from flexera software which implements license management and is intended to be used in corporate environments to provide floating licenses to multiple end users of.
For more detailed information, see the flexnet licensing end user manual, included in pdf format in your matlab installation matlabroot\ flexlm \enduser. Page 19 user level function is enabled, backup heating is low temperature set point for backup activated until temperature tspn or heating. Here are some additional tips to troubleshoot this problem. In unix, you can access the flexlm end user manual by running master.
Generally, however, installing flexlm licensing requires the following steps. Windows os of xp wsp3 or higher win7 win 8 vista dslcable connection for best performance. Use this information when you first sign in to lmadmin as an administrator. The flexlm license usage workbook includes the following dashboards. Globetrotter was then acquired by macrovision in 2000, which renamed the product flexnet. Deny the use of features based on user, hostname, display name, or ipaddress. If all the end user data is on a single file server, then there is no need for redundant servers, and globetrotter software recommends the use of a single server node for the flexlm daemons. If you are a system administrator or user, chances are one or more of the products currently on your network is licensed by flexlm. Except when expressly provided by macrovision corporation in writing.
When a new user logs on to the laptop they can right click the receiver icon and go to preferences and set the default logon mode to passthrough. Flexeras it optimization and management software will shine a light into the corners of your it ecosystem to illuminate insights that drive better business decisions. What we would like to do is set it so that when a new user logs on they dont have to do this. If the vendor daemon is flexlm v6 or later, the options file need not be. I think the addition of the reserve and the max command using up your entire license group causes an overflow. Flexlm end user guide august 2004 11 chapter 1 introduction and overview this chapter explains the basics of floating network licensing and gives a quick overview of the components of flexlm.796 1364 832 256 1423 167 953 1586 1593 774 472 507 536 484 1494 312 666 391 348 1611 1213 1617 1448 1313 484 151 940 673 1607 417 1077 100 1347 169 1419 883 920 1269 918 1022 1208