2 What Do Different Languages Do. If all computer languages do the same thing (make the computer do what you want), then why does it matter which one you choose. For the same reason that you wouldn't take a bicycle to pick up a fridge or get a physical from an oncological neurosurgeon.
Some tools are better for certain jobs. It's possible for a C programmer and a Java programmer to read each other's code, but it's harder to make C code and Java code work together.
Autodesk provides a standard license file for individual products and a license file with additional parameters for products that are sold both individually and as part of a product set. If you purchase one or more individual products that are not offered as part of a suite of products, you receive a standard license file. If you purchase Autodesk products that are included in a product set and are also sold as an individual product, you receive a standard license file with additional parameters included in the license file.
The additional parameters define the sequence for license usage so that the individual product license is used before the license for the product set. Autodesk license file examples include a license file not specific to a product, completed license files for single, distributed, and redundant server models, a combined product version license file, and an example of additional parameters added to a standard license file. Example of a License File for Combined Autodesk Product Versions You can combine a license file for different releases of the same Autodesk product or for different Autodesk products, and run all products from one license server.
For those products, information similar to the following example appears in a license file: The package license file contains a set number of licenses for four different versions of your software. Running an instance of any one of the versions uses one license in the package. Packaged license files support prior versioning for subscription users.
Package license files operate under the following guidelines: For example, you cannot combine a Autodesk Product package license file with a regular license file for Autodesk Product , , or When you combine license files, be sure to include both of these sections. Learn About Your License 25 The following sections provide package license file examples for single, distributed, and redundant license servers, and combined Autodesk product versions.
Example of a Package License File for a Single or Distributed Server Here is an example of a completed license file for a single or distributed license server model: This means that you can purchase a specific type of behavior with a specific license and change that license at a later date without having to uninstall and reinstall the Autodesk product.
NOTE All license types are available as stand-alone and network except for the Student Portfolio license, which is available as stand-alone only. License types include the following: A license for a product that was purchased commercially. A license for a product that is not sold commercially.
Not for Resale products are for evaluation or demonstration purposes only and may not be used for commercial or production use. A license designed specifically for educational institutions. A license for students who are using an Autodesk product as part of their curriculum. License behaviors are as follows: Enables permanent use of an Autodesk product. Enables access to an Autodesk product for a limited time.
The term can be extended at any time. Enables an Autodesk product for a limited time. The term cannot be extended. If the heartbeat signal is lost, the server tries to reconnect. If the server cannot reconnect, the user receives a license error.
If the problem causing the original loss of the heartbeat signal is resolved and there are available licenses on the server, the program can be restarted. When creating a deployment, the Installation wizard prompts you for information about the license manager, such as license server model and server name. The order in which you install the network applications does not matter, as long as you install everything you need and you provide consistent license server information across the network applications.
If an earlier version of the Network License Manager is already installed on the computer, you should upgrade by installing the Autodesk Network License Manager into the folder where the older version was located. You must accept this agreement to proceed with the installation. Choose your country or region, click I Accept, and then click Next. NOTE If you do not agree to the terms of the license and want to terminate the installation, click Cancel. If you do not want to change anything, click Install.
If you want to change the install type or installation path, click Configure. If you enter a path that does not exist, a new folder is created using the name and location you provide. Click Next. When you install the Network License Manager files, you must provide a path to a local drive. You must specify the drive letter; the universal naming convention UNC is not permitted. Obtain a License Through autodesk. To obtain the information manually, you can use the command prompt or you can run the lmtools.
If you use lmtools. To obtain the host name and ID using the Windows command prompt 1 Do the following: Write down the physical address without the dashes. This is your twelve-character host ID. NOTE If your server has more than one network adapter, select the one that corresponds to a physical network adapter. To determine which adapters are physical: If there is more than one physical network adapter, it does not matter which one you use.
To obtain the host name and ID using lmtools. Copy the host name and paste the information into a text editor. The Ethernet address is the host ID. It consists of twelve characters. Write down the information. If your Ethernet address is more than twelve characters, write down the first twelve characters only.
NOTE If your server has more than one Ethernet adapter, select one that corresponds to a physical network adapter. Configure a License Server Windows You configure a license server so that you can manage your Autodesk product licenses. Configure the license server with the lmtools. If FLEXnet is managing other software on your computer in addition to Autodesk, you can change the service name to avoid confusion.
For example, you can rename Flexlm Service 1 to Autodesk Server1. Make sure that only one Autodesk service is listed. By default, this daemon is installed in the C: This is the path to the license file obtained through autodesk.
It is recommended that you save to the C: The log file must have a. For new log files, you must enter the. Click Yes when prompted if you would like to save the settings to the service. The license server starts running and is ready to respond to client requests. When you uninstall the Network License Manager, licenses are no longer available to your users. Do one of the following: Click Remove. They are not automatically deleted when you uninstall the Network License Manager.
Each tool is described in the sections that follow. FLEXnet provides administrative tools that help to simplify management of network licenses. You can use FLEXnet tools to monitor network license status, reset licenses lost to a system failure, troubleshoot license servers, and update existing license files on the fly.
These tools are located in the C: You can use lmtools. Stop and Restart the License Server Before you can perform any system maintenance on your license server, you must stop the license server. When you have completed maintenance, you can restart the license server. If you are currently using a version of FLEXnet that is earlier than To determine what version of FLEXnet is installed, you need to verify the version of the following files: