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*milana, jerry
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09-04-2002 10:15 AM in reply to: *Weaver, Mike
I really feel for you, Mike. All too often it is easier and cheaper to
remove the hay stack then to find the lone needle in it. I am glad
replacing the hay stack fixed the problem. Thanks for the update on your
status!!

jerry

"Mike Weaver" wrote in message
news:776D30D477858AC444DC9C27445C9662@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Jerry,
> I never was able to determine the problem on the workstation, I ended up
> formatting the hard drive and re-installing everything - there were other
> gremlins in the machine. Everything is working fine now. I spent several
> times as long trying to find/solve the problem than I did with the
> re-install.
>
> Oh well, I now know more about how the license server works than before.
>
> Thanks for the help,
> Mike Weaver
>
>
> "jerry milana" wrote in message
> news:4A83884575B4FBA4F2F0BFD0F5807B5E@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > I have not used Active Ports but I am guessing that it records who/what
is
> > using a given port address. It may not show if a given port is being
> > blocked. So, unless this package can send a test packet between two
> > machines using a specific port address it may not be conclusive in
> > determining your problem.
> >
> > jerry
> >
> >
> >
> > "Mike Weaver" wrote in message
> > news:smileyvery-happy:E1EA4DD298B3A497A49560BF1EE31EE@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > Okay.
> > >
> > > I ran ActivePorts on the offending station and it didn't show any of
the
> > > required ports (2080, 27000-27010) as being in use. In fact, with
> > > ActivePorts running while starting A2K2, I didn't even see any
activity
> on
> > > those ports. That I don't understand.
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > "Mike Weaver" wrote in message
> > > news:smileyvery-happy:94B1D279CFC93BCD5FD10BE85C30D39@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > > Petri,
> > > > The ActivePorts program looks like exactly what I need.
> > > >
> > > > I guess I don't understand your second suggestion. Is that a
setting
> on
> > > the
> > > > server or the client?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the help, I had found a port scanner that showed port
2080
> > as
> > > > blocked, but had no way to know what was doing the blocking. It
> looks
> > > like
> > > > ActivePorts will solve that problem.
> > > >
> > > > Mike
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Petri Ahava" wrote in message
> > > > news:7FC38C0D75B670E4A8A0FB3006D70AA4@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > > > Hello again!
> > > > >
> > > > > please get Active Ports from http://www.ntutility.com to check the
> > ports
> > > > > open / reserved to resolve te dilemma...
> > > > >
> > > > > /Petri
> > > > >
> > > > > Also try setting LM_LICENSE_FILE (ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE) to the IP
> > > address
> > > > > of the Flex server!
> > > > >
> > > > > /XX
> > > > >
> > > > > "Mike Weaver" wrote in message
> > > > > news:056469DCD70A3917AEC1BB01C7D65765@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > > > > Oh, yes, Yes! I think you're on to something here.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I checked and Microsoft Firewall Client was running, so I
disabled
> > it
> > > > (we
> > > > > > have a firewall on the LAN). But that doesn't seem to have
solved
> > the
> > > > > > problem. Now I guess I need to find out what else might be
> > > interfering
> > > > on
> > > > > > those ports.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > Mike
> > > > > >
> > > > > > "Teresa Rosendahl (Autodesk Support)"
> > >
> > > > > > wrote in message news:3D6FF7E2.1109D7DF@autodesk.com...
> > > > > > > Mike,
> > > > > > > There is a document available with this exact error.
> > > > > > > I am not sure if you have already seen it, but it can be found
> > here:
> > > > > > > http://support.autodesk.com/getDoc.asp?id=TS68138
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > Teresa Rosendahl
> > > > > > > Autodesk Product Support, Platform Technology Group
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Mike Weaver wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Server: Win2K Server, service pack 2?
> > > > > > > > Client: WinXP Pro
> > > > > > > > Cad Version: A2K2, Service pack 1
> > > > > > > > When starting Acad, the program loads, but then I get an
error
> > > > stating
> > > > > > that
> > > > > > > > it can't find the license server and prompts for the server
> name
> > > or
> > > > > > license
> > > > > > > > file. After specifying the server name I get the following
> > alert
> > > > box:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > AutoCAD 2002 Alert
> > > > > > > > The network license manager was not able to get a valid
> license.
> > > If
> > > > > > this
> > > > > > > > problem continues, please contact your system administrator.
> > > > > > > > Error [1.5.-12]
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Any ideas?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Mike Weaver
> > > > > > >
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> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
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> > > > >
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> > >
> >
> >
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