Linux

Demon Control Guide

Daemon allows you to manage FlexLM daemons from the LAMUM console. The Daemon Tuts Manager allows you to modify or reread FlexLM daemon license files and option files. The following functions can be performed:

  • Information about the Manager daemon, including its license and options files, and debug logs

  • Startup daemons are suspended , stop or restart

  • Edit license or parameter files

  • Reread license files and options

  • View/edit debug logs.

Demons can also be entered either in LAM on the LAMUM page, when entering the Port@Host section, or directly on the Daemon Manager presentation page if it was “Add Daemon”. Like daemons, TeamEDA recommends it on the LAM page in the port@host entry.

Many vendors use FlexLM to manage cash registers for their own purposes. The daemon monitors and limits these extractions. LAMUM to securely monitor these daemons with lmstat by issuing a command every 5 to 60 short minutes (depending on each client’s environment), andmake sure each daemon license server is active, and submit the latest check status of those licenses for capture. Being able to manage these daemons, have facilities for license and option files, start/stop/restart daemons remotely gives you, as an officer, more visibility and flexibility to run your software. Track approval and ensure availability.

With Daemon Manager, compared to an administrator, you have more control over your licensing environment with certificate servers located anywhere in the world using our tool, from anywhere in the world. Below is a simple step-by-step guide to using this versatile tool.

Note. LAMUM Daemon Manager supports Windows and Linux license servers. However, if all your license servers are running Linux/Unix, we recommend the Linux version of most LAMUMs.

Note. Each of these can be entered into the LAM when entering a new license with the appropriate vendor name and port@host, or they can be added here in the Daemon Manager. TOWhen specific daemons are introduced into The lam, the daemon manager overview will display all the daemons already entered. When accessing daemons through the daemon manager, this inclusion is initially empty.

In order for Daemon Manager to communicate remotely with a Windows device (from Windows to Windows), you must allow remote connections with a link to the license server. This remote connection hosts a dedicated PAExec application, which is a lightweight replacement for telnet that allows you to start processes on other systems with full connectivity for console applications without having to manually install client software.

On rare occasions, PAExec will receive an “Access Denied” response, preventing the primary LAMUM server from accessing the license server. For this:

If you have an administrator account, Remote UAC will block condition types such as remote execution.

A tactic to try if this seems like your problem:

1. Get access to the device through file hosting (\\YOURSERVER\C$); if you feel like you can get into the system with credentials.

2. Navigate to the server share, but this time navigate to all administrative shares (\\YOURSERVERNAME\ADMIN$); it should fail. We need to fix this.

As a safe workaround, you can edit the registry: 0. Open RegEdit on the fixed server

3. Add a new market price DWORD named LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy 4. Set it to 1

6. Try running PAExec again from the local server. This particular syntax to execute is: paexec. From the LAMUM server, change directory to

LAMUM\System\pstools\paexec /acceptula \\server IP -your current username -p password cmd /c

This was a typical preview of almost all FlexLM daemons introduced into LAM or directly. Let’s look at 2 specific headings on this page: “Add Daemon” and “Actions”.

1. As you can see, the top left corner of the screen will probably be the “Add Daemon” button. Tap it to create a popup.

2. The previous popup sends you to the daemon with and withadvice. Don’t forget to keep an eye on locations along the way to make sure they load correctly. All this information must then be edited using the appropriate “Edit” from the action list. (You must be a user/administrator with a valid account or have access to the main daemon server.)

Please note that due to the drop-down menu (Windows or Linux), you will unfortunately need to select the license server operating system.

“The following actions” can be performed on selected daemons, including the “Action” drop-down menu: • Erase:

  • Stop selection (daemons)

  • Restart selection (daemons)

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    Remove selection (daemons)

If this is an existing daemon that is started by clicking on our daemon’s tab, you need to click on the edit icon, which is the previous icon in the Actions section. (You must be a user/administrator with a plan or access to a specific physical location of the daemon server).

3. Fill in Fields, Miscellaneous This may well already be filled in with the provider name, port, and optional host.

4. Enter some username and password containing the credentials for the physical location of the daemon server.

6. Repeat step c and fill in the /lmgrd daemon with the absolute path to the daemon’s location on the server.

Note. The log path should not be confused with the log path associated with the LAM page. Usually, the wooden path on the side of Lam is actually the general location of the function’s debug log file.

Daemon Manager does not allow log file path sharing. Does the physical location of the folder loaded with the log file look like on this lmgrd server.

Example: on your lmgrd/daemon server, the log file is located at C:/Program Files/FlexLM/file.log, on the Daemon Manager side, the log file path should be C:/Program Files/FlexLM.

7. Click the “Test” button to check if the connection was successfully established.

8. You will get a green light, which means it was legendary, or a red light, depending on what it is.

1. This is required if you want to associate the correct debug log with each daemon. You can then examine the debug file and check the set of requested results. This allows you to view the debug file fairly quickly.

2. On the Daemon Information page, select Debug File. Enter keywords and phrases related to the debug log in the search field.

3. This will display the debug log of the associated daemon. Make sure it’s the correct log file. In this case, just click “Choose File”

4. This signal file then appears in the Debug Files field. Once restored, click Save.

5. You have definitely linked the daemon related debug log if needed.

As above, select the appropriate license and in this case save the file to specify the license document for the daemon.

1.Click “Actions” above to change or reread the license.

1. To change them, simply change the Edit License File option to text, then click Save Changes.

a. You can also saveLeave it under a new name or try saving the old version.