LICENSE: Flex License Error -7,10015 and C9555E After Tools Update
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After updating to MDK version 5.12, compiling a project fails. The FlexNet license server reports the following licensing error code:
Error: C9555E: License checkout for feature mdk_pro_compiler5 with version 5.0201409 has been denied by Flex back-end. Error code: -7 No socket connection to license server manager.
(Alternative licensing error codes could be A9555E, L9555E, or Q9555E)
The FlexNet license server could also report the Flex error code:
FlexNet Licensing error:-7,10015
No other changes were made to the computer, application or IDE.
MDK version 5.12 and later use new licensing capabilities - which requires updating the licensing server to a newer version of the FlexNet software licensing utilities. This was already announced in the ReleaseNotes of MDK 5.12. Using older versions of FlexNet (formerly called FlexNet) causes licensing errors.
MDK version 5.12 and later require FlexNet version 184.108.40.206. Download and install the latest FlexNet binaries; follow the steps listed in FlexNet Publisher Setup (Server) guide.
Note: FlexNet V220.127.116.11 supports:
Resolve this issue by:
CHECK THE LICENSING SERVER
There are 3 main ways to verify server information:
UPDATE THE FLEXNET LICENSE SERVER
If the FlexNet version is older than 18.104.22.168, perform these steps for a smooth update:
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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