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ADLSDK_STATUS_LICENSE_CHECKOUT_ERROR on MacOS. Cannot start Maya. How to register Maya 2020-2023 manually?

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choule3
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ADLSDK_STATUS_LICENSE_CHECKOUT_ERROR on MacOS. Cannot start Maya. How to register Maya 2020-2023 manually?

When attempting to open Maya, it bounces on the dock briefly and immediately stops opening, identically to how this troubleshooting page describes. However, none of the solutions were helpful. When opening through the Terminal, the output gives the error "ADLSDK_STATUS_LICENSE_CHECKOUT_ERROR". I've tried doing a clean install of the program, deleting all Autodesk-related files from my computer, but this did not help. The licensing software is up to date and running.

When running the command "sudo /Library/Application\ Support/Autodesk/AdskLicensing/Current/helper/AdskLicensingInstHelper list" as I found on this page, it only returned ARNOL, but not Maya. So this means that my system does not recognize Maya as being registered if I understand correctly. My question is, how do I "register" Maya on versions 2020+, or at least, how do I get Maya to recognize that it is? Because whatever automatic process it uses does not seem to be working as intended on my computer. If anyone knows of a manual way to register Maya 2020+, it would be greatly appreciated.

The version of MacOS I'm currently using is 10.14.6.
I am using a student license and I've gone through the entire student verification process successfully.

The Terminal output and log file are attached.

I have already looked at the links below, neither of which provided a working solution:

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/maya/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/When-you-...
https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/maya/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/A-licensi...

Apologies if I've made any formatting errors or anything, this is my first time on the Maya forums. I hope that one of you is knowledgeable enough to know the solution, because I've been banging my head against the wall about this for weeks now. Cheers.

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Stephen.Blair
in reply to: choule3

The Maya installer should have registered Maya. I'd be worried about why that didn't happen.

This is an example of how you do it on the command line:

sudo /opt/Autodesk/AdskLicensing/Current/helper/AdskLicensingInstHelper register -pk 657N1 -pv 2022.0.0.F -el en_us -cf /var/opt/Autodesk/Adlm/Maya2022/MayaConfig.pit







// Stephen Blair
// Arnold Renderer Support
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choule3
in reply to: choule3

Oh my god, thank you so much, this worked with a bit of modification. I was wondering how to do a manual registration through the Terminal, but couldn't find anything online about it.

For anyone reading this in the future, or those curious, I modified the command to be this to work with Maya 2023 on my computer:

sudo /Library/Application\ Support/Autodesk/AdskLicensing/Current/helper/AdskLicensingInstHelper register -pk 657O1 -pv 2023.0.0.F -el en_us -cf /Applications/Autodesk/maya2023/adlmreg/MayaConfig.pit


 Honestly not sure why the automatic registration in the installer didn't work, but I've got it working now, thank you very much.

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marin.goleminov
in reply to: choule3

Hey there, does this apply to Maya 2024, too? I have troubles with the licensing service: it doesn't autostart at login, also it dies every now and then after quitting Maya.

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marin.goleminov
in reply to: choule3

I might be missing something if this procedure is changed for 2024. However I am getting an error:

Error (13) for adlmPITSetProductInformation_2: PRODUCTS information is not found

Any ideas why this is not working? 

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