Moving(new server) License Manager Problems, suggestions wanted


Here is my situation, I want to move the license manager for solidworks(2006) from one server "A" to a new server "B" . I am doing this to consolidate all my apps on a single server. The servers are on the same network/domain/etc.

The current Server "A" is running windows 2000 server and has a usb dongle plugged into.

The new Server "B" is running windows 2003 server. It is also acting as the license manager for ProE, CF Design, and Ansys which all use FLexlm.

Here is what I have done

1) installed dongle into Server "B" 2) installed license manager software on server "B"

When installing the license manager, the software prompts me for the license file to read, it reads it in fine. I checked the sw_d.lic file and other than the server name it is identical to the version on server "A".

I get the following errors in the monitoring log

7:42:04 (lmgrd) Done rereading 7:42:04 (lmgrd) FLEXnet Licensing (v10.1.3) started on mvwceb4a (IBM PC) (5/7/2007) 7:42:04 (lmgrd) Copyright (c) 1988-2004 by Macrovision Corporation. All rights reserved. 7:42:04 (lmgrd) US Patents 5,390,297 and 5,671,412. 7:42:04 (lmgrd) World Wide Web:
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7:42:04 (lmgrd) License file(s): H:\SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager\licenses\sw_d.lic 7:42:04 (lmgrd) lmgrd tcp-port 25734 7:42:04 (lmgrd) Starting vendor daemons ... 7:42:04 (lmgrd) Started SW_D (pid 1148) 7:42:05 (SW_D) Server started on mvwceb4a for: solidworks 7:42:05 (SW_D) dwgeditor swofficepro 7:42:19 (lmgrd) Vendor daemon died with status 5 7:42:19 (lmgrd) Since this is an unknown status, license server 7:42:19 (lmgrd) manager (lmgrd) will attempt to re-start the vendor daemon. 7:42:19 (lmgrd) REStarted SW_D (pid 5452) 7:42:19 (SW_D) Server started on mvwceb4a for: solidworks 7:42:19 (SW_D) dwgeditor swofficepro
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Using the dos commands see what hardware key the server thinks it is reading. That is my first throught.


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I got it working, I think there was a conflict with the solidworks license utility and the flexlm utility that is already running.

I just removed the service from the SW veris> Using the dos commands see what hardware key the server thinks it is

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