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How To: Create the ESRI License Manager Debug Log File for ArcInfo 7.2

Summary

Steps to create the ESRI License Manager Debug Log File.

Procedure

 

  1. Go to Start > Programs > ArcInfo > ESRI License Manager > Change Debug Log File.
  2. In the string editor, enter a log file name, e.g. C:\flexlm\license.log
  3. Stop and start the license manager:
    a) On Windows

    Summary:
    Steps to stop or start the ESRI License Manager on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000.

    Procedure:
     
    1. In Windows NT 4.0, click > Settings > Control Panel, and double-click Services.

      In Windows 2000, click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools, and double-click Services.
    2. Select and highlight the 'ESRI License Manager' service.
       
      Note:
      The service is called 'FLEXlm License Manager' in version 7.1.x.
    3. Click the Stop button to stop the license manager.
    4. Click the Start button to start the license manager.


    b) On UNIX

    Summary:
     

    Procedure: Instructions provided describe how to start the license manager automatically on Unix.

    The lmgrd process needs to be started every time the system is rebooted. To make this automatic rather than manual, see the $ARCHOME/sysgen/license.boot file. This file contains specific instructions for the platform on how to execute the license manager at startup.
     
Note:
The ArcInfo 7.2.1 license.boot file for IBM (AIX) is incorrect. Apply ArcInfo 7.2.1 Patch 2 to install the correct license.boot file.