Installation using non-root or regular user account on Linux.
- Floating MAC locked license is required for FlexNet license manager installation.
- FlexLM and the design software can be installed on the same or different Linux machines.
FlexNet license manager installation without root
Download Lumerical’s FlexNet license manager for Linux from our Downloads page.
Change directory to the location of the installation file and extract the rpm package:
(here we downloaded the installation file into our
tar -zxf Lumerical_FlexLM-<version>.tar.gz
Change directory to the extracted folder.
Extract the files from the RPM using
rpm2cpio, creating the directories in the process.
rpm2cpio < lumerical-flexlm-<verson>-1.x86_64.rpm | cpio -i -d
Copy the extracted “
lumerical-flexlm” installation folder to your desired locaton.
(here we are using the user’s home location in the “
lumflexlm” folder, ie…
cp -R opt/lumerical/lumerical-flexlm ~/lumflexlm
Change directory to the new
Verify the FlexNet license manager installation by listing the files in this folder.
Copy the license file provided by Lumerical to the
cp /<location_of_file>/licensefile.lic ~/lumflexlm/licenses
Run the license manager,
lmgrd, with the license file and create a log file,
./lmgrd -c ~/lumflexlm/licenses/licensefile.lic -log lumlmgrd.log
Or if you have existing licenses (
multiple license files) run lmgrd with the folder where the license files are stored.
./lmgrd -c ~/lumflexlm/licenses/ -log lumlmgrd.log
Check the license manager status.
./lmutil lmstat -c licensefile.lic -a -i