M-Star Pre-Processor and Solver use RLM as the software licensing control mechanism. To determine your license type, please refer to your system admin or contract to determine your license type.
Temporary License File¶
Short term license file issued by M-Star for testing and troubleshooting. Not locked to a specific machine.
Standard License File¶
A license locked to specific computer(s). Sharing of licenses is not permitted.
Request a standard license file by sending your MAC address of the form
00:00:00:a1:2b:ccto M-Star support.
Receive the license file and do one of the following to install it
Option 1) Copy to install folder¶
Simply copy the license file to the application install folder. This will be
c:\program files\M-Staron windows. On Linux, copy to the install folder , “bin” sub-directory.
Option 2) Environment variable¶
Place the license file wherever you like, eg.
Set the environment variable
Connecting to License Server¶
Set the environment variable with the format,
mstar_LICENSE=PORT@HOST , where:
mstar_LICENSEEnvironment variable name
PORTPort number. 5053 by default. Configured in license server file.
HOSTHost name or IP address of license server