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Not directly. Windows users can effectively have a license dongle by hosting a node-locked license to a removable network adapter. Typically this would be a USB or PCMCIA Ethernet device.
ARM tools licenses are locked to a specific machine using a host ID. This can be a disk serial number, or an Ethernet address. Locking a license to the Ethernet address of a removable device allows the license to be moved between machines, as it will work on whichever machine the adapter is currently connected to.
Note for ADS 1.1/1.0 users:
ADS 1.1 and 1.0 use an older version of FLEXlm/FLEXnet than RVDS. Although the same basic approach will work, there is an extra restriction. The network adaptor must be connected to a network (e.g. have an Ethernet cable connected to it) before it is recognized by FLEXlm/FLEXnet.
Article last edited on: 2013-01-29 09:54:39
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