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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.

Once you have LMTOOLS on your local computer, run it and choose the Configuration using License File radio button under the Service/License File tab.  In this box you will want to put the name of your license server proceeded by an @ symbol.  If you know the port number, which is 27000 by default, then you can also add 27000@SERVERNAME.  This is especially helpful if your license manager runs more than just Autodesk products. 

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Then all you need to do is select the Server Status tab and click the Perform Status Enquiry button and you should get the current status of your license server.

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It’s really that simple!  Now you can see who is hogging all of your network licenses. 

Keep an eye out for more quick tips from me.

Topics: Technical Perspective

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