Error: License server does not contain ArcSDE version 8.x features

Error Message

When entering the hostname of the remote License Manager during ArcSDE installation the installer returns:

"License Server does not contain any ArcSDE Version 8.x features."


This is a known limit.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Type the hostname of the License Manager. Click Query.
  2. After it finds the licenses, click Back twice.
  3. Select License Manager.
  4. Click Next. A screen will appear telling you that a valid License Manager has been located.
  5. Continue installation.