When selecting a License Manager server in the Desktop Administrator, even though the hostname/IP address is correct, the following error message displays:
Error: "The computer you chose is not a valid license server."
This error is produced when the network lookup by way of hostname or IP address fails.
Warning: The instructions below include making changes to essential parts of your operating system. It is recommended that you backup your operating system and files, including the registry, before proceeding. Consult with a qualified computer systems professional, if necessary. Esri cannot guarantee results from incorrect modifications while following these instructions; therefore, use caution and proceed at your own risk.Set the hostname of the License Manager in the Desktop Administrator using the Windows Registry.
@GIS-SERVERIf the IP address of the server is 192.168.1.23, enter the following:
@192.168.1.23If the License Manager is installed on the local machine, enter the following: