I am using a Windows server, but the application has to be a SERVICE application.
How can I configure a FLEX Manager that runs on a Windows server in SERVICE mode?
To configure a license server system as a SERVICE, you can use lmtools.exe (available at %XILINX%\bin\nt or through downloading the License Management Tools from the Xilinx website). However, you must have Administrator privileges:
Once the License Server Manager service is configured, lmgrd is started by starting the service from the LMTOOLS interface.
To start the service from the LMTOOLS interface:
You can check for more information in the LMTOOLS debug log output file.
For complete instructions on using LMTOOLS and other FLEX licensing utilities, please consult the Flexera License Administration Guide.