Floating MAC locked license is a certificate base license and is used as an alternatively license model when there is an issue with the default Floating trusted storage license.
Additionally, customers that manage their licenses with Flexera's LMTOOLS on Windows or the command line version, lmgrd on Linux and macOS, will require this license model.
MAC locked licenses can be shared across other machines within the local network and is supported across all platforms; Windows, Linux and macOS.
This is also suitable for cloud compute services where the virtual machine's resources need to be changed to accommodate the simulation requirements.
- Administrator or root access is required.
- Lumerical License Manager is required to be installed on 1 of the computer on the local network.
- If you receive an Activation Code, activate and obtain the license file using the steps <here>.
- Your license comes with a license file, install the license file as shown <here>.
Transfer of license
The license will be locked to the machine with the corresponding mac address. It cannot be transferred or hosted on a different machine for the duration of the license. A new license will have to be issued when transferring a MAC locked license to a different computer. Contact Lumerical for details.