LICENSE: Server Start Failed. The Server May Already Be Running!!
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I have installed the FlexNet License Server on my Windows Server and have configured it with LMTOOLS so that it will run as a service.
When I try to start the FlexNet license server, I get the error message:
Server Start Failed. The Server May Already Be Running!!
In the Windows Event Viewer, I see the error "Access is denied":
How can I solve this problem?
Depending on your Windows server configuration and the FlexNet installation path, the FlexNet server seems to miss some access rights to start successfully.
Windows services are usually started under the account Local Service. You should make sure that the account Local Service has full access rights to the FlexNet installation folder and all files in it.
Open the Folder properties (in this example 'Flex Server') and select the tab Security.
If the list of Group or user names does not contain LOCAL SERVICE, press the button Edit and then the button Add to add the 'user' LOCAL SERVICE to this list. Give it full access rights:
of your data.