We provide two types of licenses

  • Node/Machine locked license
  • Server/Floating/Network License
If your license does not start with a SERVER line, then to install, copy the license file to the “licenses” folder inside your VR&D product installation.
If your license start with a SERVER line, then the license server needs to setup. To configure the license server, please follow the instructions below based on the operating system of the server machine

For Windows Machines

  • Shutdown any VR&D programs that are currently running
  • Save the license file provided via email in the licenses directory of your VR&D installation,{installation_path}vrandlicenses
  • Use the instructions below to start the FLEXnet license server using LMTOOLS or from the command prompt
  • Using LMTOOLS
    • Run the lmtools.exe program in the {installation_path}vrandflexlmwin32 folder
    • Choose the “Service/License File” tab and select the “Configuration using services” radio button
    • Choose the “Config Services” tab. Enter Service Name: VRAND license service
    • Enter Path to the lmgrd.exe file: {installation_path}vrandflexlmwin32lmgrd.exe
    • Enter Path to the license file: {installation_path}vrandlicenses{license_file}
    • Create a new folder vrand under C:ProgramData
    • Enter Path to the debug log file:C:ProgramDatavrandflexlm.log
    • Check the “Use Services” box
    • Check the “Start Server at Power Up” box
    • Press the “Save Service” button and select “Yes” in the confirmation dialog
    • Choose the “Start/Stop/Reread” tab and press the “Start Server” button
      The license server is now installed and running.
      If the machine is rebooted, the server will
      automatically restart.
  • From the command Prompt
    • From a Windows command shell go to the {installation_path}vrandflexlmwin32 folder and use the following command:
      lmgrd -c license_file_list -L [+]debug_log_path
      where license_file_list is one or more of the following:
      – the full path to a single license file
      – a directory, where all files named *.lic in that directory are used
      debug_log_path is the full path to the debug log file.Prepending debug_log_path with the + character appends logging entries.
      NOTE:Spaces in pathnames require double quotes around the path.

For Linux/UNIX Machines

  • Shutdown any VR&D programs that are currently running
  • Save the license file provided via email in the licenses directory of your VR&D installation, {installation_path}/vrand/licenses/
  • Use the instructions below to start the FLEXnet license server from the command the command shell
  • In the command shell go to the {installation_path}vrandflexlm folder and use the following command:
    lmgrd -c license_file_list -L [+]debug_log_path
    where license_file_list is one or more of the following:
    – the full path to a single license file
    – a directory, where all files named *.lic in that directory are used
    debug_log_path is the full path to the debug log file.Prepending debug_log_path with the + character appends logging entries.
    NOTE:Spaces in pathnames require double quotes around the path.
    NOTE: To configure lmgrd to start automatically, the boot script needs to modified. Please refer to the FlexLM end user documentation located at {installation_path}/vrand/flexlm/doc/ folder

For an technical support, please contact us at support@vrand.com via email or at 1-248-596-1611