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Check Server Status Remotely

Posted by Travis Nave on Jan 9, 2019 9:25:00 AM

I am often asked if there is a quick and easy way to check the status of the license manager without actually having to physically go to the server or login to it remotely.  Well there is a quick and easy way to do it and all you need is LMTOOLS – which is available at Autodesk’s website.

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Topics: Technical Perspective

Windows Preferred Path Not Set

Posted by Travis Nave on Sep 20, 2018 3:36:31 PM

Problem:  You may have noticed a change in recent releases of the Autodesk Network License Manager (since 11.13.x) where when configuring the Service an error message pops up stating Windows preferred path <SystemDrive>\ProgramData to store service data is not set.

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Topics: Technical Perspective

Switch Licensing in a Pinch

Posted by Travis Nave on Jun 19, 2018 10:32:45 AM

Sometimes when you have a network license or term-based license and lose connection your network or the Internet, you might not be able to use your software.  Normally, your login token will be good for a month, or you would have borrowed your license.  But what happens if you didn’t?  Well, you might think that you can just switch from Network to Stand-Alone to run a trial, since the software has allowed that easily under the Help menu for the last few releases.  However, if you can’t even get into the software, it’s kind of hard to switch up the licensing.  Well, not all is lost.  You can still reset your licensing and get back up and running quickly by following these simple steps:

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Topics: Technical Perspective