MagicDraw FloatingLicense UserGuide

FLOATING LICENSE
18.1
user guide
No Magic, Inc.
2015
All material contained herein is considered proprietary information owned by No Magic, Inc. and is not to be
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CONTENTS
Concepts
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What is Floating License? 4
How does license server work? 4
How does client application obtain floating license?
What if connection with license server is lost? 5
Floating licenses on Laptop 5
Borrowing - offline license mode 5
Floating Licenses and Teamwork Server 5
Updating license 5
License Server Manager 5
Structure of FlexNet license server 6
License usage analysis 6
Server configuration capabilities 7
Server alerts 7
Installing and unlocking FlexNet License Server
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Installing FlexNet license server on Windows 7
Installing FlexNet license server on Mac OS 9
Installing FlexNet license server on Linux 10
Unlocking FlexNet license server 14
Requesting license 15
Determining hostid 16
Toubleshooting for starting FlexNet license server
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Starting MagicDraw and Connecting to FlexNet License Server
Connecting offline to FlexNet license server
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Updating FlexNet License Server Version 20
Managing Floating Licenses 21
Upgrading Floating License 21
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Floating license is now supported by the FlexNet license server. MagicDraw Floating License Server is not
used any more starting with MagicDraw version 16.8.
All detailed instructions about managing and configuring the FlexNet license server you can find in License
Administration Guide that is available at http://www.globes.com/support/fnp_utilities_download.htm. You can
find more information for FlexNet license server managers (lmadmin and lmgrd) as well as information about
utilities, and documentation for administrators and end users on that page.
The FlexNet license server is compatible with v16.8 (and later) client applications. In
order to use v16.6 and v16.8 floating licenses simultaneously, both No Magic
Floating Server and the FlexNet license server installations are needed.
Concepts
What is Floating License?
FL (Floating License) allows you to install and use the same license (i.e. MagicDraw Standard, Professional.
Enterprise Edition, or Plugins) on multiple computers. Suppose you have 10 workstations where MagicDraw is
used. In most cases there are less than 10 users concurrently using MagicDraw. Instead of purchasing 10
Professional (or Standard) seat licenses, only purchase the number of Floating Licenses to support the number
of concurrent users. Floating License(s) are usually more economical in development centers than purchasing
individual seat licenses.
How does license server work?
Whenever you obtain Floating License you can install MagicDraw client application (Standard - Enterprise) on
as many workstations as you need. The license server software (which is free and is provided together with FL
clients) needs to be installed on some computer (which is referred to as a license server). Normally, only one
license server is required in your network.
The license server is provided with the key, which specifies how many and what types of Floating Licenses this
server can serve. The same server can serve different numbers of different Editions and plugins licenses, e.g.
2 Standard and 3 Professional FL licenses. In this case, during the connection, you will be asked to select the
edition you want to run - Standard, Enterprise, or Professional.
Note: To serve No Magic products licenses, the license server requires the cameo vendor daemon provided by
No Magic Inc. The vendor daemon is responsible for communicating with the No Magic products and issuing
licenses.
How does client application obtain floating license?
In order to work with the FL client, you will need to specify the address of the license server and port (1101 by
default) and connect to it. Every time FL client connects to the license server it checked out a license from that
server and the number of available licenses on this server is decreased. If all available licenses from the server
are leased, the next client who wants to obtain a license must wait until one of the other client's finishes its work
and the license is returned back to the license server.
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What if connection with license server is lost?
Whenever FL client leases the license from the license server, it constantly updates the server with the
message that it is still alive. The license server in turn acknowledges that the license is still valid. If the
connection with the server is lost, the client application will not receive acknowledgements from the server and
the client application will be gracefully terminated (MagicDraw forces you to save your work and close the
application or try to reconnect again). In the case of no update from the client, the license server considers the
license to be returned and it is available to other clients.
Floating licenses on Laptop
Floating Licenses are primarily intended for workstations directly connected to a network. However, a portable
computer that is connected to the Internet and can contact the license server, can use a Floating License as
well.
Borrowing - offline license mode
If a license will to be used on a computer that is intermittently connected to the license server, that license can
be borrowed from server and used as an offline floating license. A license can be borrowed from a license
server for the selected period of time (default 24 hours) via Select Edition/Plugin in application. The borrowed
license is used as an application on a computer that is no longer connected to the license server.
The maximum license borrowing period is one year. If you would like to limit the maximum borrowing period,
please contact your account executive.
Floating Licenses and Teamwork Server
Floating Licenses are treated the same way as seat licenses, i.e. MagicDraw FL client applications work with
the Teamwork Server. The Teamwork Server software does not serve Floating Licenses. A license server works
in conjunction with the Teamwork Server.
Updating license
Upon updating license in the license server, all products licenses in the server are updated with the ones in the
profile at www.nomagic.com from which license key is used.
License Server Manager
FlexNet license server is used to manage floating licenses. The license server manager is one of the
components that makes up a license server (the other being the vendor daemon). There is available a Webbased license server manager with the graphical user interface (GUI) - lmadmin.
A brief FlexNet license server advantages and capabilities:
• Intuitive license management with rich graphical user interface provided by lmadmin.
• Easy to perform general license management tasks, such as configuring license and stopping
servers.
• Easy accessible picture of license status - how many licenses are available and who is using
them.
• Ability to report on the duration a product is in use.
• Alerts if licenses are running low, unavailable, etc.
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• Allow/deny/reserve products to be used by specific users, hosts, and groups.
• Log file is generated, containing products usage information.
Structure of FlexNet license server
Figure 1 -- The structure of FlexNet license server
Vendor daemon - one of the files that is a part of the license server. This executable is customized and built by
No Magic Inc. To serve No Magic Inc. products licenses, license server requires cameo vendor daemon.
License file - a text file, usually with the .lic or .txt extension, which contains license certificates.
Options file - a configuration file available on the license server, which license administrators can use to allow/
deny/reserve products to be used by specific users, hosts, and groups.
Report log file - a file that runs on a license server, which contains data about the features used by a single
vendor daemon. Report logs are encrypted and cannot be read by a person, but are used by FlexNet Manager
to produce reports.
Debug log file - a file used by the license server to record status and error messages that are useful for
debugging the license server. Each license server can have one or more of these files.
lmadmin - the new license server manager, which includes a Web-based GUI.
lmgrd - a command-line-based license server manager.
License usage analysis
FlexNet Manager is the only solution with the direct access to the Flex license usage information - enabling
enterprises to track and manage their FlexEnabled software with the most comprehensive and accurate usage
reports.
Use Flexera Software license administration solution, FlexNet Manager, to gain exceptional visibility into
license usage data and to create insightful reports on critical information like license availability and usage.
FlexNet Manager can be fully automated to run these reports on schedule and can be used to track license
servers and usage across a heterogeneous network of server including Windows NT, Linux and UNIX. Contact
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Flexera Software at www.flexerasoftware.com for more details on how to obtain an evaluation copy of FlexNet
Manager for your enterprise.
Server configuration capabilities
The License Server options file allows the license administrator to control various operating parameters within
the constraints of the license model. The user is identified by his/her user name, host name, display, IP
address, and other.
For the concurrent (floating) licenses, the license administrator can perform the following actions:
• Allow / deny / reserve products to be used by specific users, hosts, and groups.
• Restrict the number of licenses available.
For more information, see "Managing the Options File" section
in the License Administration Guide.
Server alerts
The license server alerts when there are no available licenses or the server is down.
Alerts can be configured. You can set up lmadmin to issue alerts and warn you of potential problems. For
example, you can set up to get alerts on license expiry or vendor daemon status.
Optionally you can use an lmadmin email alerter service. This service will poll for alerts and then send a user an
email when an alert has been triggered.
For more information, see “Creating an lmadmin Alerter Service section” in the License Administration Guide.
Installing and unlocking FlexNet License Server
FlexNet License Server runs on the following operating systems:
• Linux 32-bit / 64-bit (Linux Standard Base (LSB) 3.0)
• Mac®OS 32-bit / 64-bit (Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6)
• Windows Server 2003, 2008 32-bit and 64-bit
• Windows Vista (Ultimate), Windows 7 (Ultimate) 32-bit and 64-bit
Sun OS/Solaris is not supported by
No Magic Cameo vendor daemon.
Find the FlexNet publisher requirements at http://www.flexerasoftware.com/products/flexnet-publisher/
requirements.htm.
Installing FlexNet license server on Windows
1. Download the Vendor daemon – Cameo from MagicDraw Web site.
2. If you have no FlexNet server installed, download and install it. We recommend using web-
based server – lmadmin. Download it from Flexera Software Web site.
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3. Add the Vendor daemon into the installed server. If you are using lmadmin, create licenses/
cameo directories under <installation directory for lmadmin> and place the Vendor daemon file
cameo under .../<installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo.
Figure 2 -- Vendor daemon should be added into the <installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo
4. To start the server, run the lmadmin file from the user installation directory.
5. Read the hostid provided by your license server. To determine a hostid, refer to Determining a
Host ID instructions.
6. Go to the License List on www.nomagic.com and enter hostid, where hostid is requested.
Figure 3 -- Hostid is requested in the License List on www.nomagic.com
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7. Request for the license key file. For the exact steps, refer to the License request instructions.
Do not save a license file in the same directory
with the Vendor daemon.
8. Unlock the server with the obtained “FlexNet license server key.*” file. For the exact steps, refer
to the license server unlock instructions. If you do not have a license file, refer to the License
request instructions.
Related topics
Requesting license
Unlocking FlexNet license server
Determining hostid
Installing FlexNet license server on Mac OS
1. Download the Vendor daemon – Cameo from MagicDraw Web site.
2. If you have no FlexNet server installed, download and install it. We recommend to use web-
based server – lmadmin. Download it from Flexera Software site.
3. Add the Vendor daemon into the installed server. If you are using lmadmin, create licenses/
cameo directories under <installation directory for lmadmin> and place the Vendor daemon file
cameo under .../<installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo.
Figure 4 -- Vendor daemon should be added into the <installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo
When opening the FlexNet directory, the following message appears:
The folder “FNPLicenseServerManager” can't be opened because you
don't have permissions to see its content.
You can change permissions for the directory by executing the
following commands from the root:
chmod g+x FNPLicenseServerManager/
chmod –R g+w ./*
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4. To start the server, run the lmadmin file from the user installation directory.
5. Read the hostid provided by your license server. To determine a hostid, refer to Determining a
Host ID instructions.
6. Go to the License List on www.nomagic.com and enter hostid, where hostid is requested.
Figure 5 -- Hostid is requested in License List at www.nomagic.com
7. Request for the license key file. For the exact steps, refer to the License request instructions.
Do not save a license file in the same directory
with the Vendor daemon.
8. Unlock the server with the obtained “FlexNet license server key.*” file. For the exact steps, refer
to the license server unlock instructions. If you do not have a license file, refer to the License
request instructions.
Related topics
Requesting license
Unlocking FlexNet license server
Determining hostid
Installing FlexNet license server on Linux
1. Download the Vendor daemon – Cameo from MagicDraw Web site.
2. If you have no FlexNet server installed, download and install it as a non-root user that has
administrator privileges. lmadmin has a restriction does not allowing it to start by the root user.
We recommend to use web-based server – lmadmin. Download it from Flexera Software Web
site.
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3. Add the Vendor daemon into the installed server. If you are using lmadmin, create licenses/
cameo directories under <installation directory for lmadmin> and place the Vendor daemon file
cameo under .../<installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo.
Figure 6 -- Vendor daemon should be added into the <installation directory for lmadmin>/licenses/cameo
When opening the FlexNet directory, you are informed that
you don’t have permissions to open it.
You can change permissions for the directory by executing
the following command from the root:
chmod g+x FNPLicenseServerManager/
4. To start the server, run the lmadmin file from the user installation directory.
Linux Standard Base (LSB) library should be installed.
5. Read the hostid provided by your license server. To determine a hostid, refer to Determining a
Host ID instructions.
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6. Go to the License List on www.nomagic.com and enter hostid, where hostid is requested.
Figure 7 -- Hostid is requested in License List on www.nomagic.com
7. Request for the license key file. For the exact steps, refer to the License request instructions.
Do not save a license file in the same directory with the
Vendor daemon.
8. Unlock the server with the obtained “FlexNet license server key.*” file. For the exact steps, refer
to the license server unlock instructions. If you do not have a license file, refer to the License
request instructions.
Related topics
Requesting license
Unlocking FlexNet license server
Determining hostid
Installing FLEXnet license server on Debian Linux 6
1. Download Vendor daemon – Cameo from MagicDraw Web site.
2. Download the FLEXnet license server installation binary file lmadmin-i86_lsb-11_11_0_0.bin
from Flexera Sofware Web site.
Download the same file for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.
3. Become the root by using the command:
$ su 4. Install java runtime environment, lsb, lsb-core, and ia32-libs (for 64-bit systems).
• For 32-bit systems install required packages with the command:
# apt-get install default-jre lsb lsb-core
• For 64-bit systems install required packages with the command:
# apt-get install default-jre lsb lsb-core ia32-libs
5. Reconfigure Locales for installed packages. Do the following:
5.1. Type the command:
# dpkg-reconfigure locales
5.2. Choose needed locales and click OK.
6. Make the FLEXnet license server installation binary file runnable. Type the command:
# chmod +x lmadmin-i86_lsb-11_11_0_0.bin
7. Execute it in the console mode. Type the command:
# ./lmadmin-i86_lsb-11_11_0_0.bin -i console
8. Go through the steps of the setup wizard. Use the default values.
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9. Create the logs folder with the command:
# mkdir /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager/logs
10. Add the Vendor daemon to the installed server. Do the following:
10.1. Create the licenses/cameo directory. Type the command:
# mkdir -p /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager/licenses/cameo
10.2. Save the Vendor daemon file there. Type the command:
# cp cameo /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager/licenses/cameo
11. Create a system user for running the server. Type the command:
# useradd -r lmadmin
12. Allow the user lmadmin to access FLEXnet license server files. Type the command:
# chown -R lmadmin:lmadmin /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager
13. Move the server launcher script to /etc/init.d. Type the command:
# cp /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager/examples/service/lmadmin /etc/
init.d/
14. Make changes to the launcher script /etc/init.d/lmadmin. Do the following:
14.1. Add LSB header to the launcher script under in line #1 with text “#! /bin/sh”:
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides:
# Required-Start:
# Required-Stop:
# Default-Start:
# Default-Stop:
# Short-Description:
# Description:
FLEXnet server.
### END INIT INFO
lmadmin
$remote_fs $syslog
$remote_fs $syslog
2 3 4 5
0 1 6
FLEXnet server initscript.
This script should be used to manage
14.2. Change line #23 from
installDir="/opt/FNPlm/lmadmin"
to
installDir="/opt/FNPLicenseServerManager"
15. Install launcher script into the system by executing
# update-rc.d lmadmin defaults
16. Start FLEXnet license server by executing
# service lmadmin start
To stop the service, type the following command:
# service lmadmin stop
17. Check, if the server is started by using the following command:
# ps -ef | grep lmadmin
If the server is started successfully, the following line will be produced
lmadmin
1680
1 1 17:06 pts/0
00:00:00 /opt/
FNPLicenseServerManager/lmadmin -root /opt/FNPLicenseServerManager
18. Find the hostid provided by your license server.
For the instructions on determining a hostid,
see Determining hostid on page 16.
19. Go to the License List at www.nomagic.com and enter the hostid, where it is requested.
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20. Request an unlock key.
For the instructions on requesting an unlock key,
see Requesting license on page 15.
Do not save the unlock key file in the same directory
with the Vendor daemon.
21. Unlock the server with the obtained FLEXnet License Server key.* file.
For the server unlocking instructions,
see Unlocking FlexNet license server on page 14.
Related topics
Requesting license
Unlocking FlexNet license server
Determining hostid
Unlocking FlexNet license server
1. Open the Web browser and browse to the license server management interface: http://
<server>:8080.
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2. Login with the administrator’s rights. The default login and password is admin (please change
it!).
Figure 8 -- Login as administrator. Default login and password is admin
3. Go to the Vendor Daemon Configuration (left side menu).
4. Click Import License and browse to the License file.
If the Ethernet address of the computer under which lmadmin is running
has been changed, please reinstall lmadmin before applying the key
locked to the new host.
Requesting license
1. Login with the user name and password into your or your company profile on
www.nomagic.com.
2. Go to the License List (right side menu) and enter hostid, where hostid is requested. Click the
Send All Keys button.
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3. All unlock keys will be sent to the e-mail provided in your account. From this page, you can also
send or download each unlock key separately.
FlexNet license server is compatible with v16.8 (and later) client applications. In
order to use v16.6 and v16.8 floating licenses simultaneously, both No Magic
Floating Server and FlexNet License Server installations are needed.
Determining hostid
To determine a hostid using lmadmin (recommended)
1. Open the Web browser and browse to the license server management interface: http://
<server>:8080.
2. Go to System Information (left side menu) and copy the Ethernet Address.
To determine a hostid using lmhostid
• The lmhostid is a command line utility, which prints the hostid that a FlexNet license server
requires on any supported system. The Lmhostid utility is available as an executable called
lmutil. Download it for a particular OS from: http://www.globes.com/support/
fnp_utilities_download.htm. Run lmutil with lmhostid parameter from the command line.
Lmhostid displays the default hostid for the current platform.
For exact commands for specific operating system refer to: License Administration Guide (Obtaining System
Hostids)
If two or more Ethernet addresses are available on the particular
computer, the first one printed by the hostid command should be used.
Toubleshooting for starting FlexNet license server
If you cannot start the FlexNet license server, make sure that the demo vendor daemon is not expired.
Information about the demo vendor daemon expiration is displayed in the Imadmin.log file lines:
041 root.Vendor (demo) stopped.
042 root.LicenseEngine (demo) exited with status 47. (demo version has expired).
Imadmin.log file can be found in the FlexNet installation directory.
In order to start lmadmin without the demo vendor daemon, you need from the server.xml file remove the
following line:
<daemon dateBasedVersion=“false” dlog=“false” executable=“demo/demo”
license=“demo/demo.lic” logFile=“logs/demo.log” logOverwrite=“false” name=“demo”
port=“0” restartRetries=“3” />
The server.xml file can be found in the <FlexNet installation directory>/Conf directory.
Starting MagicDraw and Connecting to FlexNet
License Server
After the FlexNet license server is started, you can connect to the server with MagicDraw.
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1. Run a copy of the client version of MagicDraw. To obtain Floating License, click the Use
Floating License button on the first MagicDraw startup.
Figure 9 -- The MagicDraw License Manager dialog
If MagicDraw is started as Standalone, by changing the unlock key, you can
change the license to the Floating license. To change the license, from the
MagicDraw Help menu select the MagicDraw License Manager. In the opened
MagicDraw <version number> License Manager dialog, click Use Floating
License.
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2. The FlexNet License Server Connection dialog appears. Enter the server host name or IP
and port number (1101 by default). Click OK.
Figure 10 -- The FlexNet License Server Connection dialog
• Host name/IP, where you have started the floating license server
• Default port number is 1101.
We suggest you to use any port number for the FlexNet license server,
except 1100. This port number is reserved for the Teamwork Server. If
you use the port number 1100 for the FlexNet license server, the
Teamwork Server will not start.
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3. The Select Edition/Plugin dialog appears. Select an available edition and click OK.
Figure 11 -- The Select Edition/Plugin dialog
4. MagicDraw is started. You can start working with MagicDraw. For more information about
working with MagicDraw, see MagicDraw UserManual.pdf..
If you would like to work on the computer that is not connected to the FlexNet license
server, you can choose to work offline, although you must first connect to the
FlexNet server online.
Connecting offline to FlexNet license server
If you like to work on the computer that is not connected to the FlexNet license server, you can choose to work
offline, although you must first connect to the FlexNet license server online.
To connect offline to the FlexNet license server
• Select the Offline radio button in the Select Edition and Version dialog.
Default offline connection time is 24 hours.
If offline session ends at weekend, the session time is prolonged respectively uncounted weekend hours.
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When you are working with FlexNet license server and Offline connection session time ends, the message
about finished session is displayed.
To finish Offline Floating license session
• From the Help menu choose the Finish Offline License Session command and then click
Yes, to close MagicDraw.
This command is enabled only then Offline connection is selected.
Troubleshooting for finishing offline license session
If the offline session is not finished and the license is not released after clicking the Finish Offline License
Session button, restart the FlexNet license server from the command line with the arguments -adminOnly
no -allowLicenseReclaim yes.
For more information about how to use arguments, see the License Administration guides
at http://www.globes.com/support/fnp_utilities_download.htm#docs
Updating FlexNet License Server Version
As of version 16.8, FlexNet license server is used to manage Floating Licenses.
See the following information about updating FlexNet License Server:
• The FlexNet license server is compatible with clients of version 16.8 and later. In order to use
floating licenses with client versions, for example, 16.6 and 16.8 simultaneously, both Floating
Server and FlexNet license server installations are needed.
• The FlexNet license server runs on the following operating systems:
• AIX® 32bit / 64bit
• HP-UX® 32bit / 64bit
• Linux 32bit / 64bit (Linux Standard Base (LSB) 3.0)
• Mac®OS 32-bit / 64-bit (Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6)
• Red Hat® Linux 64-bit
• SGI 64-bit
• Windows Server 2003, 2008 32bit and 64bit
• Windows Vista (Ultimate), Windows 7 (Ultimate) 32bit and 64bit
Sun OS/Solaris is not supported by the MagicDraw
Cameo daemon
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• An automatic update for licenses is not available.
To upgrade the Floating License Server version 16.6 and earlier
1. Make sure that all online and offline sessions are finished.
2. Stop the Floating License Server.
3. Remove the NT service from the Floating License Server, if it was added) and close the
Administrator's Console. Skip this step for other operating systems.
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4. Start the Floating License Server GUI version (use the run_server.exe file from the <Floating
License Server installation directory>\bin folder).
5. Click the Check for Updates button in the opened Floating License Server dialog.
As of version 12.0, Floating License Server can host licenses for
different versions of the client. For example, you are allowed to use a
license server version 12.0 with a client version 12.5 or later.
• All configuration files from the earlier version of the Floating License
Server are imported automatically.
• For more information about the version updating of MagicDraw, see
http://www.nomagic.com/support/version-updating.html or
MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
Managing Floating Licenses
Read the following to learn about
• Upgrading Floating License
Upgrading Floating License
When you need to upgrade to a later version MagicDraw or any other product from the Cameo products family
which uses a floating license, you should begin with upgrading the floating license so that it supported the
particular version.
There are two steps in the license upgrade procedure:
1. Getting a new license file
2. Adding the new license file to the floating license server
To get a new license file
1. Sign in the license owner account at www.nomagic.com.
2. Click License List in the Members area that is on the right side of the website. The webpage
with a list of licenses purchased by you or your company will open (see the following figure).
3. Below the Floating products license list, click
• The Send key button, if you wish the license file was sent to your email system.
• The Download key button, if you wish to download the license file directly to your
personal computer.
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Managing Floating Licenses
All the licenses from the Floating products license list will be included in one single license file.
Figure 12 -- List of floating licenses
If you use more than one floating license server, you need to get a license file for each
server.
To add the new license to the floating license server, use the license server manager that can be either:
• lmadmin (recommended)
• lmgrd
To add a new license file to the floating license server using lmadmin
1. Open the Web browser and go to the license server management interface at http://
<server>:8090, where <server> is the system name where the license server is running.
2. Sign in as the administrator.
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3. On the left side menu, click Vendor Daemon Configuration.
4. Click Import License.
5. Click Browse and specify the location of the new license file.
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6. Click to select the Overwrite License File on License Server checkbox and then click the
Import License button.
If the license file is successfully imported, you will see an appropriate message on the
webpage.
7. Restart the cameo vendor daemon. Do the following:
7.1. In the appropriate cameo vendor daemon row, click the Administer button.
7.2. Click Stop under Vendor Daemon Actions.
7.3. Click Start under Vendor Daemon Actions.
8. Check if the licenses were successfully updated. For this, do the following:
8.1. Switch to the Dashboard mode.
8.2. Click Concurrent.
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If the licenses were successfully updated, you will see them listed as is shown in the following
figure.
Be advised that there is an alternative way of adding a new license file to the floating license sever. You can
copy the new license file directly to a specific location in the floating license server installation folder rather than
importing the file using lmadmin.
To add a new license file to the floating license server by copying it directly to a specific location
1. Go to the folder wherein the new license file is stored and copy the file.
2. Go to <floating license server installation directory>\licenses\cameo and paste the file.
3. Open the Web browser and go to the license server management interface at http://
<server>:8090, where <server> is the system name where the license server is running.
4. Sign in as the administrator.
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5. On the left side menu, click Vendor Daemon Configuration.
6. In the appropriate cameo vendor daemon row, click the Administer button.
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7. Click the Reread License Files button.
If the license file is successfully imported, you will see an appropriate message on the
webpage.
8. Check if the licenses were successfully updated. For this, do the following:
8.1. Switch to the Dashboard mode.
8.2. Click Concurrent.
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If the licenses were successfully updated, you will see them listed as is shown in the following
figure.
For the alternative ways of adding a new license file using lmgrd, see the License Administration Guide that can
be found at http://www.globes.com/support/fnp_utilities_download.htm#docs.
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