Install and Configure - Applications Manager - HT830
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Install and Configure – Applications Manager – HT830

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Install and Configure – Applications Manager


1. Install OpenLM Applications Manager


  • Make sure you have a single OpenLM Server installation on a central network server.
  • Download the latest version of “OpenLM Applications Manager”.
  • Place the installation file on a central network server.
  • Double click the downloaded installation file.
  • Click “Next-Next” and approve the terms and conditions.
  • Input your OpenLM Server hostname and port when promped.
  • Select path and JRE when promped.
  • Finish when finished installing.
  • Install OpenLM Agent on the end-user workstations –> Input OpenLM Server hostname under the tab General –> Input the OpenLM Applications Manager’s hostname under the tab OpenLM Applications Manager.
  • Click Apply and close the Agent configuration interface.
  • install OpenLM Broker on the same server as the Applications Manager.
  • Open up the OpenLM Broker Configuration tool –> Click Detect
  • Under OpenLM Servers tab –> Click Add OpenLM Server –> Input the OpenLM Server’s hostname.
  • Click Apply –> Click Restart Broker.
  • Go to the server holding OpenLM Server –> search for the OpenLM Server tool –>Click Add.
    • Type –> Select OpenLM Applications Manager from the drop-down.
    • Description –> Input a descriptive name.
    • Time Zone –> Select the time zone on the license server.
    • Hostname –> Hostname of the server holding Application Manager.
    • Port –> 27080 by default.
  • Click Apply –> Close the tool.


2. Configure OpenLM Applications Manager


  • Go to the server holding OpenLM Server –> OpenLM User Interface –> Click Start –> Select Administration–> Click on OpenLM Applicaitons Manager.
  • Under Applications –> click Add –> Select Tracking Type (Process/File/Folder depending on the method you want to monitor the application by.)
    • Applications Name – Descriptive name for the monitored application.
    • Process Name – Input the process name of the application(Like “acad”, “java” etc.)
    • File Path – Input the path to the executible file of the application(Like “C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe”)
    • Folder Path – Input the path to the folder containing the application (Like “C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\”)
    • Description – Full description of the application.
    • Vendor – Input the name of vendor who published the application (Like adskflex, MLM, ESRI etc.)
    • Version – Input the application’s version if required to differentiate between several versions.
    • Parameters -Input application parameters in order to differentiate between several similar applications.
    • Enabled – Enable monitoring of this application.
    • Limit – Input the amount of application licenses you have for this (Optional).
    • License Return Policy – Define which return policy you’d prefer to use for this application.
    • License Consumption Policy – Define which consumption policy you’d prefer to use for this application.
    • Click Save.
  • Click Filter Vendors.
  • Select a vendor in order to hide its floating license usage from the applications manager (only show named / node-locked / standalone licenses if required).
  • Click Save.
  • Click License consumption Rules –> click New Rule –>name the new rule.
  • Click New Condition –> Input Argument –> Input Operation.
  • Click the checkbox of the condition to select it.
  • Change the Actions to allow or deny license checkouts according to that rule.
  • (Optional) Double click on Allow or Deny –> fill in your custom script under Script –> Select Service under Run At.
  • Click Save.
  • Continue with configuring other OpenLM Extensions.
  • See the Reports of OpenLM.
  • Also see full documentation.
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