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Old   October 19, 2013, 10:48
Default [Linux] Minor problem with flexlm lmgrd process
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Hi my friends!

I'm planning to migrate from windows 7 64 bit to linux 64 bit: I use fluent and gambit and my current setup is to run fluent in windows 7 with an hpc license for 12 processors and gambit inside a linux 64 bit virtual machine to have all the 64 bit for meshing.
However I can install fluent directly in linux 64 bit, so to avoid the virtual machine I'm planning this migration.

After about 2 days I was able to run Fluent 14.5.7 on kubuntu 64 bit; all is ok, license is correctly read.

However I have a minor problem:
when I reboot or start the os the license server is not started (licensing interconnect, licensing interconnect monitor and flexlm).
After starting /usr/ansys_inc/shared_files/licensing/lic_admin/anslic_admin I can see all the 3 "not running".
When I click on "start the ansys inc license manager" licensing interconnect and licensing interconnect monitor show as running but not flexlm.
With the command ps -A to list all the processes I have 2 lmgrd processes running:

2806 ?        00:00:02 ansysli_server
2812 ?        00:00:00 ansysli_monitor
2816 ?        00:00:00 lmgrd
2895 ?        00:00:00 lmgrd
If I kill the first lmgrd (sudo kill 2816) then on anslic_admin window flexlm turns on running and all work!

Why lmgrd starts 2 times?(before clicking on "start the ansys inc license manager" ps -A shows no lmgrd processes)

How can I automatically and correctly start the license server?

Thank you!


making a sh file in sbin folder and start at boot doesn't work (licensing interconnect and licensing interconnect monitor are running but not flexlm)
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