If you are
unable to use the Network License Activation utility to obtain your
server host name and host ID, you can obtain this information
manually. Autodesk uses the server host name, host ID, and product
serial number to generate a license file.
To obtain the
information manually, you can use the Windows command prompt or you
can run the lmtools.exe utility. If you use
lmtools.exe, do not run it on a remote
the host name and ID using the Windows command prompt
Click Start menu (Windows) All Programs (or Programs)
Accessories Command Prompt.
At the Windows command prompt, enter the following command, and
then press ENTER:
Locate the Host Name line, and write down the host name.
Locate the Physical Address line. Write down the physical
address without the dashes. This is your
twelve-character host ID.
server has more than one network adapter, select the one that
corresponds to a physical network adapter. To determine which
adapters are physical: in the Windows command prompt, enter
ipconfig /all, and then view the
Description field above each physical address. If there is more
than one physical network adapter, it does not matter which one you
use. You just need to make sure that it is properly installed and
is functional. Devices such as VPN adapters, PPP adapters, and
modems are not valid.
Close the Windows command prompt.
the host name and ID using lmtools.exe
You should be logged in with Administrator rights when working
with the LMTOOLS utility.
Do one of the following:
Click Start menu (Windows XP & 2000) All Programs
(or Programs) Autodesk Network
License Manager LMTOOLS.
Right-click the LMTOOLS icon (Windows Vista) on the desktop and
choose Run As Administrator.
In the Lmtools program, click the Systems Settings tab.
On the Systems Settings tab, locate the Computer/Hostname box.
Copy the host name and paste the information into a text
Locate the Ethernet Address box. The ethernet address is the
host ID. It consists of twelve characters. Write down the
information. If your ethernet address is more than twelve
characters, write down the first twelve characters only.
server has more than one ethernet adapter, select the one that
corresponds to the physical network adapter.