Rebuilding a down license server

Microsol Resources Blog

Because Hurricane Sandy has left many firms without power, there may be instances where offices with affected locations cannot access their license server. The quickest way to have your remote offices up and running is to establish a new license manager on an accessible server and obtain a new license file. Be aware that once power has been restored and the main license server is established, the temporary license manager must be removed in order not to violate license compliance.

To establish a new license manager, it is as simple as following three steps:

  1. Download the license manager onto a new workstation/server and install it.
  2. Obtain the new license file. The license can be obtained by either visiting http://register.autodesk.com or calling 1-800-551-1490. In order to obtain the license, you will need your Autodesk Serial Numbers, the Server Name, and the MAC address of the server.
  3. Configure the network licenseā€¦

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