redundant license server model, you use three servers to
authenticate a single license file. One server acts as the master,
while the other two provide backup if the master server fails. With
this configuration, licenses continue to be monitored and issued as
long as at least two servers are still functional. The license file
on all three servers is the same.You must install the Network
License Manager on each server.
redundant license server model, all servers must reside on the same
subnet and have consistent network communications. (Slow, erratic,
or dial-up connections are not supported.)
Advantage of the Redundant License Server Model
If one of the three servers fails, all licenses that are
managed in the server pool are still available.
Disadvantages of the Redundant License Server Model
If more than one server fails, no licenses are available.
All three servers must reside on the same subnet and have
reliable network communications. The redundant server pool doesn't
provide network fault tolerance.
The redundant license server model is supported only on Windows
2000 Server Edition and Windows 2003 Server Edition. The redundant
license server model is not supported on Windows XP or Windows
If one of the three servers is replaced, the complete redundant
server pool must be rebuilt.
If your Autodesk product supports license borrowing and
licenses are borrowed from a redundant license server pool, you
must restart the license server after you stop the Network License