4.3 Setting up your licensing server environment from the Control Panel
(Windows clients only)
You can use the Control Panel to set environment variables on supported Windows variants.
Use the Windows Control Panel for a three floating license server configuration.
You must have administrator privileges to set system environment variables.
to open the Control Panel.
Double click on the System icon in the Control Panel. An easy
way to find this icon is to change the Control Panel view to Classic View.
Click the Advanced tab in Windows 2000 or XP, or the
Advanced system settings task in Windows Vista or Windows 7, then
click the Environment Variables button.
Create a new system environment variable,
ARMLMD_LICENSE_FILE, and set
its value. This must include valid
The length of ARMLMD_LICENSE_FILE must not be more than 260
If a default port in the range between 27000 and 27009 is used on the server, then
the port number can be omitted in the environment variable, but you must include the
@’ symbol before the name of the server. For example,
If you are using a single-server floating license, set the environment variable
value to something similar to:
If you want to refer to more than one floating license server, set the
environment variable value to something similar to:
The master server appears first, and in this example is
my_serverA. The entry for
my_serverC is not
preceded by a port number because in this example a default port number is being