LICENSE: Moving a Keil Floating License (FLF) to a FlexNet License
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I've been using an MDK Keil floating license (with FLF) and recently upgraded to a FlexNet license. What is the best way to migrate users to the new FlexNet MDK license?
This procedure explains how to migrate a Keil MDK floating (FLF) license installation to a FlexNet MDK installation. It assumes you have an installed Keil MDK floating license and you have received an MDK Flex license PSN. The procedure is designed to minimize the impact to your MDK-licensed users.
Make sure you have administration rights to create, modify and delete files on your file server, and you have access to at least 1 user workstation installed with the MDK tools and licensed using the FLF. This will be used for testing.
Part 1 - Find Users of the Keil MDK Floating License
Part 2 - Install and Verify the FlexNet Binaries on Your File Server
This part of procedure allows you to get the FlexNet license manager working without impacting the users of the old license. You may use the same file server that the FLF file was stored on as the FlexNet server.
Part 3 - Update Your Users
Using the list of names you noted in Part 1, for each user on your list, activate the MDK FlexNet License using Steps 3-9 in Part 2.
Part 4 - Remove the KeilARM.FLF File
When all users have been successfully updated, locate the KeilARM.FLF file using the path you noted in Part 2, Step 7, and delete the old KeilARM.FLF file.
Remember to notify Sales that your old MDK license has been removed.
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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