[GE users] Flex-LM Licensing - qlicserver setup
dweichenthal at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 16:51:05 GMT 2010
I have my Grid setup working correctly, all but the license sharing. Currently my licenses are managed by Flex-LM and I am trying to follow the Olesen-FLEXlm-Integration wiki for the setup. http://wiki.gridengine.info/wiki/index.php/Olesen-FLEXlm-Integration#Installing_and_configuring_.27qlicserver.27
I have downloaded and installed it to my SGE directory. The problem/confusion I am having is setting up the license tokens.
1. Verified that the command "lmutil lmstat -a -c $LM_LICENSE_FILE" works via the command line
*** Works fine, get proper return for program licenses I need added.
2. qlicserver downloaded and configured to monitor the appropriate license tokens. The command "./qlicserver -i" can be helpful here.
*** Output - shortened for space, looks correct.
NEW SERVED FEATURES DISCOVERED
<resource name="6af7_0012" served="6AF7_0012"/>
<resource name="6af7_0014" served="6AF7_0014"/>
<resource name="6af7_0034" served="6AF7_0034"/>
<resource name="6af7_0055" served="6AF7_0055"/>
3. The command "./qlicserver -c" used to generate the text necessary to register the new consumable resource attributes within Grid Engine.
*** Shows the examples instead of the return from #2
abaqus abaqus INT <= YES JOB 0 0
foam foam INT <= YES YES 0 0
gtpower gtpower INT <= YES YES 0 0
After this step I'm sure I can handle the rest. The next step says to use the output from #3 to add the new consumable attributes, but #3 is returning values that are from the example, instead of from my LM_LICENSE_FILE variable.
On another, somewhat related note. Is it possible to use qlicserver, once working correctly, to manage the floating licenses that are not included in LM_LICENSE_FILE? I have a couple licenses set to LM, Altera being one of them, but I also have other licenses under other variables, ex. Synopsys=SYNPLCTYD_LIC_FILE.
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