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YmmcAuto
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Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

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10-04-2012 11:53 AM

At YMMC we use AutoDesk Design Premium 2012. We currently have 4 network license seats.  Is there a way to find out which users are using the licenses at any given time.

Open LMTOOLS and do a Status Enquiry from the Server Status tab.  It will tell you exactly who is using the licenses.

 

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It appears that your LMTOOLS is looking for another 3rd party license instead of Autodesk.  Try setting an environment variable for this. 

 

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=8385605&linkID=9240617

 

I had to do this yesterday for a client as well and use LM_LICENSE_FILE variable as well; created the same as the ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE in the link above.  Good luck!

 

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TravisNave
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-04-2012 01:03 PM in reply to: YmmcAuto

Open LMTOOLS and do a Status Enquiry from the Server Status tab.  It will tell you exactly who is using the licenses.

 

9Status.JPG

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jtbworld
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-05-2012 05:39 AM in reply to: YmmcAuto

You can also use our freeware JTB FlexReport LT that makes it easy to get a HTML-report over all current users. The program can be distributed to all your users if you like so they themselves can also check this.

Jimmy Bergmark
JTB World - Software development and consulting
Specialities: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture and Revit
http://www.jtbworld.com

JTB FlexReport - network license reports
http://www.jtbworld.com/jtbflexreport/index.htm
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YmmcAuto
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-05-2012 01:23 PM in reply to: YmmcAuto

When I run LMTools I get this problem:

 

[Detecting lmgrd processes...]
Error getting status: Cannot find license file.
 The license files (or license server system network addresses) attempted are
listed below.  Use LM_LICENSE_FILE to use a different license file,
 or contact your software provider for a license file.
Filename:      C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Software Toolbox\common\License\*.lic
License path:  C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Software Toolbox\common\License\*.lic;
FLEXnet Licensing error:-1,359.  System Error: 2 "No such file or directory"
For further information, refer to the FLEXnet Licensing documentation,
available at "www.flexerasoftware.com".

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TravisNave
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-05-2012 01:33 PM in reply to: YmmcAuto

It appears that your LMTOOLS is looking for another 3rd party license instead of Autodesk.  Try setting an environment variable for this. 

 

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=8385605&linkID=9240617

 

I had to do this yesterday for a client as well and use LM_LICENSE_FILE variable as well; created the same as the ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE in the link above.  Good luck!

 

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YmmcAuto
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-10-2012 10:48 AM in reply to: YmmcAuto

I was trying to use the LMTool program on the License server and could not get it to work.  Then I placed a LMTools shortcut on my PC entered the Enviromental variables that you gave me set the path for the License file and everything started working.

Thanks for the help, Guru

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TravisNave
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Re: Who is using the AutoDesk Design 2012 licenses?

10-10-2012 12:01 PM in reply to: YmmcAuto

Excellent!  Thanks for the follow-up!

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