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How To: Disable the License Manager service from starting automatically

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to disable the License Manager from automatically starting on Windows. The License Manager does not start automatically by default on UNIX.

Procedure

The steps below refer to the License Manager installed with ArcGIS versions 8.x and 9.x.

  1. Start License Manager Tools.

    ArcGIS 9.x:
    Navigate to Start > Programs > ArcGIS > License Manager (9.x) > License Manager Tools.
    ArcGIS 8.x:
    Navigate to Start > Programs > ArcGIS > License Manager > License Manager Tools.

  2. Select the 'Configuration using Services' radio button.
  3. Select the License Manager.

    For ArcGIS 9.x:
    Highlight ArcGIS License Manager

    For ArcGIS 8.x:
    Highlight ESRI License Manager

  4. Select the 'Configure Services' tab.
  5. Uncheck 'Start Server at Power Up' and 'Use Services'.
    [O-Image] Disable Use Services
  6. Click 'Save Service' and 'Yes' to save the changes.