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ELM Virtual Server Edition v1.1

1 VLM 1 - 00 - Enterprise License Manager (Virtual Server Edition) v.1.1 System Requirements

Version: 1.1.0 There are two editions of Enterprise License Manager (ELM) - the version you require depends on where the license manager is to be installed, not where On-Screen Takeoff, Quick Bid, or Digital Production Control are installed. These two editions…

2 VLM 1 - 01 How ELM-Virtual Server Edition Works

Enterprise License Manager (ELM) Virtual Server Edition is installed on a central server on an organization's network. On Center Software recommends a separate server that does not functioning as a file server, domain controller, or database server. The license…

3 VLM 1 - 02 Installing ELM (on a Virtual Server)

Before installing Enterprise License Manager, be sure the hardware meets System Requirements and read through these instructions thoroughly. Warnings Do not attempt to install ELM without reading this documentation carefully. Failure to follow these instructions,…

4 VLM 1 - 02.01 Step 1 - Installing FLEXnet License Administrator (LMAdmin)

On Center Software uses technology provided by the FLEXnet License Administrator (LMAdmin) service to manage licenses for the applications. Other vendors may also use the same FLEXnet technology. Enterprise License Manager works with version 11.12.0.0 and…

5 VLM 1 - 02.02 Step 2 - Installing the Activation Utility (Enterprise License Manager)

Warning If you have not installed LMAdmin already, you must install that component before installing the Activation Utility. Locate the file VLM1101setup.exe (compatible with x86 and x64 bit operating systems) Double-click the installer file and the installer…

6 VLM 1 - 02.03 Step 3 - Installing the LMBind Agent

The LM Binding Agent is a set of files copied to the host server (if supported) or a physical machine on the same network as the virtual server. This utility includes an executable that will generate a Host ID for the physical machine based off the Ethernet…

7 VLM 1 - 02.04 Step 4 - Setting the Environmental Variable on Virtual Server

Once you have installed and launched the LM Binding Agent, you must add an environmental variable on the virtual server so it will know where to find LMBIND. LMBind isn't broadcasting it's existence - it's waiting for an inbound request for binding. Adding…

8 VLM 1 - 03 Configuring your Firewall

The following information is provided as a guideline for you to configure your network firewalls so that Enterprise License Manager works. On Center Software does not provide firewall technology nor can we assist with specific setup, configuration, or troubleshooting…

9 VLM 1 - 04 Activating ELM (Virtual) License Codes

Once Enterprise License Manager is installed, you'll need to activate one or more license codes. This downloads your licenses from our Web servers to your virtual server so your end users can license the applications. This is known as Activating Licenses…

10 VLM 1 - 04.01 Returning (Deactivating) ELM (Virtual) License Codes

To activate a license code (or codes) on a different server the licenses must first be returned (deactivated) from the current server. An active Internet connection is REQUIRED and the vendor daemon (oncenter.exe) must be running to return ( deactivate )…

11 VLM 1 - 04.02 Activating New ELM (Virtual) Codes Prior to Upgrading Client Software

Before upgrading On-Screen Takeoff or Quick Bid on any end user's workstation, you must ensure that your license server will support the new version. Each Activation Code supports a specific version of the software - versions older than the indicated version…

12 VLM 1 - 05 License Server Management Console

The License Server Management Interface is a browser-based (Internet) utility that provides the following functionality: View current licenses in use (Who's using licenses) Reread license files (after activating or returning license codes through the Enterprise…

13 VLM 1 - 05.01 Management Console - Administration View

Launch the LMAdmin console by opening your preferred Web browser and typing "http://localhost:8090" in the address bar (adjust the port if you set a different port for LMAdmin to use during install). With the license server management interface open, click…

14 VLM 1 - 05.02 Management Console - Configuration

You can configure various options using the Management Console such as creating admin accounts, viewing vendor daemon logs, setting up alerts, and setting the server to use ports other than the defaults. For detailed help with any of these options, review…

15 VLM 1 - 05.03 ELM Management Console - Who's Using Licenses?

Administrators of Enterprise License Manager may want to see who is using a license or how many licenses are currently being used. Viewing Current License Usage Open the LMAdmin Web interface Click Dashboard if not already displayed Click on Concurrent, each…

16 VLM 1 - 05.04 Management Console Help

The LMAdmin utility uses a separate, browser based help system provided by Flexera. In the upper-right corner of the console, click "Help": The FlexNet help utility opens to a page that is appropriate for the screen you're on. Use the Contents to locate the…

17 VLM 1 - 06 Restarting License Manager

From time to time, it may become necessary to restart Enterprise License Manager. If you're rebooting your server and you've followed the installation instructions properly, the license manager will come back up automatically. If, in the course of your day-to-day…

18 VLM 1 - 06.01 Re-Reading License Files

Any time you make a change to the activations on your server (through the Activation Utility), you must "Re-read License Files" in the LMAdmin vendor daemon configuration screen. This includes: Increasing or decreasing your license count (may require a new…

19 VLM 1 - 07 Reserving Licenses for Specific Machines

Enterprise License Manager allows the Network Administrator (or whoever manages the license manager) to reserve a license for a particular feature or features for a particular machine. Normally, licenses are issued on a First Come, First Served basis, however,…

20 VLM 1 - 08 Configuring ELM to use Specific Ports on Your Virtual Server

Enterprise License Manager uses 4 ports during normal operation: Port 80 to ACTIVATE and RETURN license Activation codes - this is the only time Internet access is required. This port cannot be changed, it is hard-coded into the activation utility. You cannot…

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