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FlexLM – FlexNet Publisher License Manager

FAQ: Flexera lmgrd log file is very big

The lmgrd log file collects all license check out / check in activity. This log would continue to increase in size and as long as the licensed service is running. The log is cleared when the licensed service is restarted. This can be done via Flexera’s LMTOOLS UI. On...

How do I know the FlexLM license manager port number ?

OpenLM employs the Flexnet / FlexLM reporting mechanism to monitor and optimize concurrent license usage, and obtain license statistics. The FlexLM license manager interfaces licensed applications via predefined ports. You can verify that a port number is set...

Setting FlexLM port numbers statically

Flexnet / FlexLM ports numbers may be set statically by declarations made in the FlexLM license file. When remain undeclared, these ports would be set randomly every time the license manager is started. 1. In order to set the port connecting the license manager with...

FlexLM License file format

General FlexLM license files are in effect an agreement between the license vendor and the end user; They elaborate the number of available licenses, the check - out policy for each license, validity and expiration date of each license etc. The FlexLM License Manager...

FLEXnet Options Files Examples

FLEXnet publisher (formerly known as FLEXlm) is a software license manager utilized by companies to manage software shared by different people on different workstations. With what are termed “floating licenses,” FLEXnet enables end users to draw and return software...

FLEXlm Timeout Settings

FLEXlm is a license manager that manages software used by multiple end users on different computers. Notably, it allows companies to take advantage of floating licenses. A system employing floating licenses has a license pool on a host server from which end users...

Flexnet Publisher (FlexLM) Debug logs for single vendors

When controlling several license vendors on a single server, it is a bit difficult to zoom in on a debug messages that originate from a single vendor. Debug logs’ contents may be split and redirected to separate files, making it easier to concentrate on a specific...

What are Flexnet Network Named Licenses ?

“Network Named Licensing” is a  FlexLM licensing format that dedicates a certain amount of licenses to predefined people in the organization. This type of licensing is typically cheaper than simply applying ‘INCLUDE’ restrictions on floating licenses in the FlexLM...

What is FLEXlm ? What is FlexNet ? OpenLM support of FLEXlm

Scope This document relates to the FlexLM / FlexNet Publisher license manager, and discusses OpenLM's capabilities in supporting this license manager. General FLEXlm software is a prominent license management solution that enables software vendors to impose...

Looking for a SAMreport Alternative?

OpenLM  provides the most cost effective solution for managing and tracking usage of FLEXlm floating licenses. It includes all the functionality of the retired SAMreport and more: All information is stored in a relational database instead of flat files. FLEXlm...

IBM Rational – FlexNet Token based licensing

The IBM Rational License Server uses FLEXnet (FlexLM) for licensing IBM Rational products. FLEXNET MAIN COMPONENTS The four main components of FLEXnet are: The License Manager Daemon, lmgrd The Vendor Daemon, telelogic The client application program, in this case any...

How do I know the FlexLM license manager port number

OpenLM employs the FlexLM reporting mechanism to monitor and optimize concurrent license usage. The FlexLM license manager interfaces licensed applications via predefined ports. You can verify that a port number set correctly by: 1. Using Flexera's LMTOOL utility:...

Setting FlexLM port numbers statically

Flexnet / FlexLM ports numbers may be set statically by declarations made in the FlexLM license file. When remain undeclared, these ports would be set randomly every time the license manager is started. 1. In order to set the port connecting the license manager with...