License Manager-Specific Actions

The following actions affect License Managers:

To see information of a License Manager

Click the name of a License Manager in the left-hand pane of the main window. In the right-hand pane of the display, you see the IP address of the computer containing the License Manager and its host name.

To add or remove a License Manager from the Defined Server List

>To add a License Manager - Right-click the name of a License Manager in the list of Subnet Servers. From the menu select Add to Defined List.

>To remove a License Manager - Right-click the name of a License Manager in the list of Defined Servers. From the menu select Remove from Defined List.

NOTE   Alternatively, you can add and remove License Managers using the Edit > Defined Server List option.

To add a license code to the License Manager using keyboard

1.Right-click the name of a License Manager in the left-hand pane of the main window. From the menu select Add Feature. To add the license by typing in the license code, select From a String.

To add the license code to the License Manager memory, select To Server.

To permanently add the license code to the License Manager license file as well as to the License Manager memory, select To Server and its File.

2.Type the license code in the License code box.

3.Click Add.

To add a license code to the License Manager from a file

1.Right-click the name of a License Manager in the left-hand pane of the main window. From the menu select Add Feature. To add the license from a file, select From a File.

To add the license code to the License Manager memory, select To Server. This will add the license code temporarily to the License Manager memory, only in effect until the License Manager is rebooted.

To permanently add the license code to the License Manager license file as well as to the License Manager memory, select To Server and its File. This will add the feature both temporarily to the License Manager memory and permanently to its license file.

2.Now, select the license code file.

 

NOTE   The option Change Log filename—used for changing a usage log file—has been removed since the v8.5.3 release. To create the usage log file, use the License Manager configuration option instead.

To configure a redundant License Manager file

From the Edit menu, select Redundant License File to start the WRlfTool utility. For information on using WRlfTool, see Using WRlfTool to Create or Edit a Redundant License File.

NOTE   In order to change the redundant license file, you must have write-access to the computer on which the file resides.

To edit the Reservation File

A reservation file defines groups of users or computers for whom license tokens can be reserved. The reservation file also can be used to exclude specific users or computers from using certain licenses.

From the Edit menu of WlmAdmin, you can select the Reservation File command to call the WlsGrMgr utility to create a new reservation file or edit an existing one. For information on WlsGrMgr and reservation files, see Editing the Reservation File on Windows (WlsGrMgr).

To shut down a License Manager

Right-click the name of a License Manager in the left-hand pane of the main window. From the menu select Shutdown Server.

See Also:

>Set WlmAdmin Preferences  

>Select the License Managers

>WlmAdmin - Quick FAQs