Linux License Server Instructions

Version: 5

Release Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The attached compressed file provides the basic components and documentation for configuring and running a FLEXlm based license server on a LINUX x64 system. This version has been updated to support lmgrd 11.13 which contains critical security fixes. If you are currently using a UNIX based license service, you should update your existing components to these new ones. In order to run these utilities, the glibc and lsb-core packages should be installed. For CENTOS and OEL, you can use the following command as super-user:

yum -y install glibc.x686
yum -y install lsb

If the lsb components are missing, you will get an ELF error when invoking ShowHostID.

Testing was done on CentOS 7 and OEL 7 but the commands should run on any flavor of Linux 6 or greater.

For detailed information on running a UNIX based license server, or on the various command line options available, please refer to the included FLEXlmLicensing.pdf. All operations pertaining to configuring a license service should be performed by a Linux administrator with root authority.

Thank you for your interest. Please register to download this product.

I consent to receive electronic marketing communications on products, services, publications, and events.
Our Privacy Policy describes how we process Personal Data about you. It also provides information on how you may exercise any of your rights as a Data Subject. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link within the electronic marketing communications sent to you. By submitting this form, you agree to our Terms of Use.