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License file question...

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11-28-2001 10:25 PM
we are running mdt6, networked, using the tcp/ip license manager. we are haveing a lot of server problems causing it to be randomly offline. when offline i have engineers who cannot run mdt6 due to lack of communication with license manager. I have noticed there is an option to 'specify' license file... is there any way to have a good license file on the workstations, or on a disk, so that we can continue to run when the server is down?

Any thoughts...

Thanks
*R.Sterner
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Re: License file question...

11-29-2001 06:07 AM in reply to: kennethg
The only way for the FlexLM to serve out licenses
is as a single server, distributed servers, or redundant servers. You are
presently using a single server. Redundant is like using more than one single
server on the network and allotting a fixed number of licenses to each server
which you can not change on the fly. Redundant servers require three servers on
the network and all licenses are available to each server.


--
Robert Sterner
Application Engineer
Alacad,
Birmingham


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we
are running mdt6, networked, using the tcp/ip license manager. we are haveing
a lot of server problems causing it to be randomly offline. when offline i
have engineers who cannot run mdt6 due to lack of communication with license
manager. I have noticed there is an option to 'specify' license file... is
there any way to have a good license file on the workstations, or on a disk,
so that we can continue to run when the server is down?

Any thoughts...

Thanks

*R.Sterner
Message 3 of 3 (85 Views)

Re:

11-30-2001 03:12 AM in reply to: kennethg
I meant to say Distributed is like using more
......


--
Robert Sterner
Application Engineer
Alacad,
Birmingham


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The only way for the FlexLM to serve out licenses
is as a single server, distributed servers, or redundant servers. You are
presently using a single server. Redundant is like using more than one single
server on the network and allotting a fixed number of licenses to each server
which you can not change on the fly. Redundant servers require three servers
on the network and all licenses are available to each server.


--
Robert Sterner
Application Engineer
Alacad,
Birmingham


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
we
are running mdt6, networked, using the tcp/ip license manager. we are
haveing a lot of server problems causing it to be randomly offline. when
offline i have engineers who cannot run mdt6 due to lack of communication
with license manager. I have noticed there is an option to 'specify' license
file... is there any way to have a good license file on the workstations, or
on a disk, so that we can continue to run when the server is down?

Any thoughts...

Thanks

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