Greetings, I'm trying to setup the Autodesk Network License Manager for our UX team. I followed the installation instructions and everything seems to be running just fine. Process adskflex is listening on port 2080 and lmgrd is listening on 27000:
[root@ga-autodesknlm ~]# netstat -tanp Active Internet connections (servers and established) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:2080 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 10447/adskflex tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:27000 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 10444/lmgrd tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:36931 127.0.0.1:58396 ESTABLISHED 10447/adskflex tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:58396 127.0.0.1:36931 ESTABLISHED 10447/adskflex tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:27000 127.0.0.1:32963 ESTABLISHED 10444/lmgrd tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:32963 127.0.0.1:27000 ESTABLISHED 10447/adskflex
Here's the output of the log during startup:
13:45:02 (lmgrd) ----------------------------------------------- 13:45:02 (lmgrd) Please Note: 13:45:02 (lmgrd) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) This log is intended for debug purposes only. 13:45:02 (lmgrd) In order to capture accurate license 13:45:02 (lmgrd) usage data into an organized repository, 13:45:02 (lmgrd) please enable report logging. Use Flexera Software LLC's 13:45:02 (lmgrd) software license administration solution, 13:45:02 (lmgrd) FlexNet Manager, to readily gain visibility 13:45:02 (lmgrd) into license usage data and to create 13:45:02 (lmgrd) insightful reports on critical information like 13:45:02 (lmgrd) license availability and usage. FlexNet Manager 13:45:02 (lmgrd) can be fully automated to run these reports on 13:45:02 (lmgrd) schedule and can be used to track license 13:45:02 (lmgrd) servers and usage across a heterogeneous 13:45:02 (lmgrd) network of servers including Windows NT, Linux 13:45:02 (lmgrd) and UNIX. Contact Flexera Software LLC at 13:45:02 (lmgrd) www.flexerasoftware.com for more details on how to 13:45:02 (lmgrd) obtain an evaluation copy of FlexNet Manager 13:45:02 (lmgrd) for your enterprise. 13:45:02 (lmgrd) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) ----------------------------------------------- 13:45:02 (lmgrd) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) FlexNet Licensing (v18.104.22.168 build 115032 x64_lsb) started on ga-autodesknlm.domain.com (linux) (9/26/2013) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) Copyright (c) 1988-2012 Flexera Software LLC. All Rights Reserved. 13:45:02 (lmgrd) World Wide Web: http://www.flexerasoftware.com 13:45:02 (lmgrd) License file(s): /opt/flexnetserver/autodesk.lic 13:45:02 (lmgrd) lmgrd tcp-port 27000 13:45:02 (lmgrd) Starting vendor daemons ... 13:45:02 (lmgrd) Using vendor daemon port 2080 specified in license file 13:45:02 (adskflex) Unable to initialize access to trusted storage: 2 13:45:02 (adskflex) FlexNet Licensing version v22.214.171.124 build 115032 x64_lsb 13:45:02 (adskflex) Server started on ga-autodesknlm.domain.com for: 699003DSMAX_2010_0F 13:45:02 (adskflex) EXTERNAL FILTERS are OFF 13:45:02 (lmgrd) Started adskflex (internet tcp_port 2080 pid 10488) 13:45:02 (lmgrd) adskflex using TCP-port 2080
And finally on the client machine (which has 3ds Max preinstalled - license server was running locally/license file) when putting in the hostname to connect, it returns the following:
A tcpdump from the server shows that all the client is doing is sending a ping request, receiving a response of the request and then throwing the above error:
[root@ga-autodesknlm ~]# tcpdump -nn -i any host 192.168.3.229 tcpdump: WARNING: Promiscuous mode not supported on the "any" device tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode listening on any, link-type LINUX_SLL (Linux cooked), capture size 96 bytes 13:33:18.380477 IP 192.168.3.229 > 192.168.226.64: ICMP echo request, id 1, seq 21, length 40 13:33:18.380563 IP 192.168.226.64 > 192.168.3.229: ICMP echo reply, id 1, seq 21, length 40
The two network segments are wide open and nothing is blocking it. Ran a wireshark on the client machine and it as well only showed the ping request and response.
Server is running on CentOS 5.9 if that matters.
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If client (3DS Max) is on WIndows and Server is linux, we always use the IP address of the LINUX server. I also noticed that the servername in log file is 'domain' but input file is 'something' else.
I am going to use a Windows playbook, check out step 6 in this blog post:
Also, check the firewall settings on Windows to linux by checking out step 4 within above post. If everything is done correctly, that finder window to look for the license server shouldn't even come up.
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