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Before you can use your license file, you must modify it.
You normally retrieve your license yourself from the ARM web licensing portal.
If you are adding this license to a floating license server that is already used for licensing FlexNet managed tools, the same utilities must be used for all tools. You must therefore ensure that all of the floating license server utilities are upgraded to the latest version used by the any of the various tools that you have.
The suggested file name is license.dat, and this name is used throughout this document to refer to the license file. If you want to call the file something else, substitute your file name for license.dat.
this_hostin the license file with the corresponding server name.
For example, a web-generated license file might contain the following line:
SERVER this_host 001002A34BC5
If you want to use port number 8224 on your floating license
synchrotron, you must change the
SERVER synchrotron 001002A34BC5 8224
Although you cannot edit your license file except as permitted, you can add certain elements to your license file, such as paths to an options file or vendor daemon. See the FlexNet License Administration Guide for details.