Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Autodesk Network License Manager for IPv4 and IPv6

Some useful info for CAD managers and others managing network licenses (FlexNet/FLEXlm) for Autodesk products and software ranging from version 2010 to 2012 of everything from AutoCAD to Inventor and Revit.

Included is:

  • lmtools.exe version 11.9
  • lmgrd.exe version 11.9
  • lmutil.exe version 11.9
  • adskflex.exe version 11.9.0.3

This is the same NLM.msi that comes on the installation media on for example AutoCAD 2012.

Autodesk IPv4 Network License Manager for Windows

From Knowledge base: DL16273699 including downloads

The Autodesk Network License Manager for IPv4 networks using Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 and 2003 R2, Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 and 2008 R2, Windows XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7.

To install the Autodesk Network License Manager

  1. Double-click the nlm_ipv4Support_Win32.exe file on your desktop. This will extract the NLM.msi file to C:\install\Autodesk\NLMIPv4Support_Win32 and start the installer wizard.
  2. If the installer wizard does not start automatically, locate the new NLM.msi file and double-click it to start the installer wizard. Follow instructions on the screen.
  3. After installation is complete, click Close.

To start the Network License Server

You should be logged in with Administrator rights when working with the LMTOOLS utility.

  1. Right-click the LMTOOLS icon on the desktop and click Run As Administrator.
  2. Click the Config Services tab and provide all necessary information.
  3. Click the Save Service button and then click the Start/Stop/Reread tab.
  4. On the Start/Stop/Reread tab, click Start Server.
  5. Close lmtools.exe.

Autodesk IPv6 Network License Manager for Windows

From Knowledge base: DL10976858 including downloads

The Autodesk Network License Manager for IPv6 networks using Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 and 2008 R2, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7.

This implementation supports mixed IPv4/IPv6 and IPv6-only environments. It does not support network license checkouts in an IPv4-only environment.

For license trackinglicense reporting and network license management see JTB FlexReport.


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