All good and dandy, looks easy, but is there a script I can use to make this easier? With the Start Server at Power Up setting, the license server will start automatically whenever the server restarts after being shut down for any reason. The redundant server pool remains functional as long as two of the three servers are running and communicating with each other. To answer the original question, there are a lot of elements affecting licensing. Make a backup copy of the file under a slightly different name. I then check their registry settings and it has reverted back to the old server too. That made me think about how long it would actually work for.
Solution: Use an environment variable to specify one or more license servers for your Autodesk products. So even though we own 8 seats of Autocad only 1 or 2 are actively used at a time by maybe 5 or 6 users. So I would think -- not knowing what it is actually doing -- that it would load the variable from the registry on the next reboot after running the script. I cannot reboot now to test. The daemon handles requests from the computer and then forwards the requests to other programs or processes.
I then dropped it into all the user's computers and shut the old license server down. I just assumed it was happening overnight on a reboot and was based on some user setting that was overwriting my changes. I have legitimate copies of Visual Studio 2008 installed on several computers, each with different license keys. Cons: 10 characters minimum Count: 0 of 1,000 characters 5. In a smimilar manner, exporting from a specific numbered control set may or may not be exporting the current settings. Over time, you may end up with some obsolete license server locations saved in the registry.
Restart the workstation and launch Revit. By default, the service name is Flexlm Service 1. Note: You may need the help of a systems professional to perform this procedure. I have never needed to change the registry or even set the environment variable. The Network License Manager uses two daemons: the vendor daemon adskflex.
I have had to do this before. The Autodesk network installation has several methods to determine the Autodesk License Manager. . We have a really old server that is about to die. Use the Microsoft® Registry Editor only at your own risk and only after backing up the registry as well as the system.
For multiple programs installed on a computer, you may need to do this multiple times. This is the path to the license file obtained from autodesk. If so, way to go guys. I cannot remember what key was used on each install. That succinctly covers the process for anyone in need of a license server change. Btw, you really don't want to go around updating ControlSet001 or any other number. It is set automatically during a client installation from a deployment configured for distributed servers.
For example, rename Flexlm Service 1 to Autodesk Server1. So all I had to do was stop my local license server. Ethernet address A state of inactivity in your product that prompts a network license server to reclaim a license. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab. So, a customer called to report another no interactive network license available problem. For more information about product ranking, see.
Change it to reflect the new server name or ip address. When you use this method, the server name is stored in a text file. Really doesn't seem too complicated or difficult to do, but I want to streamline it a bit. At least now I can document this so it doesn't pop up again. This variable It is common to all Flex enabled applications, so it is not recommended for use on a multi vendor environment.
Had them stop and restart Autocad, and verified that they got a license from the new server. This document notes these methods, and clarifies their respective precedence: 1. Eventually I figured out the problem, and was able to reproduce on my machine at home. The server may require up to 30 seconds to start. The redundant servers share a license file and a pool of licenses.
You are logged in as. I'm not familiar with vbscript, and very minimal with batch, so far I've found setx could help, but I don't know how to use it. Open port 2080 for adskflex, and open ports 27000 through 27009 for lmgrd. Each distributed license server has a unique license file and a fixed number of licenses. There is no need to uninstall and reinstall to get it to point to the correct license manager. Other times, you may have intermittent problems.