With an Options file, you set configuration options for managing licenses on each license server that you set up. An Options file sets parameters that the license file reads and the Lmgrd program executes.
If you want have the same license behavior on some or all of your license servers, you must save the same Options file to each of those license servers. If you want to specify different license behavior on different license servers, you must create an Options file for each license behavior. You must save each Options file to the server where you want specific license behavior.
With an Options file, you can do the following:
Here is an example of the contents of an Options file:
BORROW_LOWWATER Autodesk_f1 3
TIMEOUT Autodesk_f1 7200
You can also set up advanced license parameters, such as reserving a license, restricting license usage, or defining groups of users. To learn more about setting advanced Options file parameters, see the FLEXlm documentation in the Program Files\Autodesk Network License Manager\docs\FlexUser folder.
You should be logged in with Administrator rights when working with the LMTOOLS utility.