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AR# 3419

1.4 Licensing - In Lmgrd for M1.4 (Flex v5.12), "lmutil lmhostid" returns a host ID that consists entirely of zeros

Description

Keywords: lmutil, lmhostid, Ethernet, hostid, license, FLEXlm, zero

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
M1.3 (Flex v5.0) Lmgrd returns a correct host ID; however, M1.4 (Flex v5.12) returns a host ID that consists entirely of zeros:

'%XILINX%\bin\nt\lmutil lmhostid -ether' within Windows returns:

"Lmutil.exe - Copyright (C) 1989-1997 Globetrotter Software, Inc.
The FLEXlm host ID of this machine is "000000000000"."

解决方案

1

In FLEXlm v5.12, changes were made such that modem connections are NOT reported to ISP providers, etc., as Ethernet addresses. A side effect of this that some previously recognized Ethernet addresses are no longer recognized.

To avoid this error, node-lock the license file to the C: drive serial number instead of the Ethernet address.

2

Generate a new license file, using the hostid of all zeros.

3

The following resolution was taken from the Globetrotter FAQ at http://www.globetrotter.com/faqch1.htm#Q1, and is for Windows NT users:

The "NWLink IPX/SPX" network driver must be installed. To do this:

- Put the NT system disk in the CD-ROM drive.

- Select "Main".

- Select "Control Panel".

- Select "Network".

- Select "Add".

- Add the NWLink IPX SPX driver.
AR# 3419
创建日期 08/31/2007
Last Updated 07/29/2003
状态 Archive
Type ??????