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Is there a limit to the length of a license file name?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


ArcGIS license files, ending in .efl9, must have a total length not to exceeding 66 characters (not including the .efl9 portion of the file name).

A file name longer than 66 characters results in failure of the License Manager installation or 'Update License' tool.

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  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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