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cannot find network license manager

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06-25-2013 04:44 AM

HI,

I'm trying to setup inventor pro 2014 with a network license manager. 

I've followed the instructions and LMTOOLS acknowledges that the server is UP. 

I've down this twice: once on a dedicated network license manager and one on my own computer where i have installed the inventor. In either cases, I receive the same problem:

When i start inventor it prompts me to either a license file or the license manager computer host name. Neither work: After several times, of inputing the host name, or giving the license file, I receive "A valid license could not be obtained by the network license manager" error [-1.359.2]

 

I tried opening port 2080 on the windows firewall. no change. 

 

Please advice. 

Thanks

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:09 AM in reply to: orenofer

can you ping the license server by hostname?

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:12 AM in reply to: DarrenP

The FLEXlm® based version uses the following ports:
TCP ports 2080 (for the adskflex vendor daemon)
TCP ports 27000 to 27009 (for the lmgrd master daemon)

 

you also have to allow these ports through the firewall

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:41 AM in reply to: DarrenP

yes. no problem there.

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:45 AM in reply to: orenofer

orenofer wrote:

 

When i start inventor it prompts me to either a license file or the license manager computer host name. Neither work: After several times, of inputing the host name, or giving the license file, I receive "A valid license could not be obtained by the network license manager" error [-1.359.2]

 

 

 

Please advice. 

Thanks


what if you use the Ip address instead?
then does inventor find a license

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:47 AM in reply to: DarrenP

I've opened these ports. no change ;-( .

"A valid license could not be obtained by the network license manager." Error [-15.570.0]

 

 

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:49 AM in reply to: DarrenP

nop. by using directly the IP doesn't help either. as well as 127.0.0.1 , localhost ..

 

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 06:57 AM in reply to: orenofer

Can you post the log file for the license manager?

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 07:29 AM in reply to: Darin.Green

Here attached. 

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Re: cannot find network license manager

06-25-2013 08:47 AM in reply to: orenofer

Is the License Manager and Inventor installed on the same machine? If so, try to completely disable the firewall and check the following registry key:

 

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FLEXlm License Manager

 

There should be a file named "ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE" with a long string to the licpath.lic file.


Clear the value field and enter "@servername;@server IP address" <-- replace the text after each @ symbol with the correct information then try to start the application.

 

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