From this page, you can download the latest version of the application-generic
license server managers and end user utilities, as well as the associated documentation. These programs
can be used with any application that is licensed by FlexNet Publisher.
Flexera Software recommends that you use the latest available version of the license server manager at
all times as it includes bug fixes and enhancements, and assures
the greatest level of compatibility with all of your licensed applications.
This page contains the following sections:
Please use the following links to view or download the documentation.
The latest FlexNet Publisher license server manager, lmadmin, is currently available for selected platforms. lmadmin represents a significant milestone in the evolution of FlexNet Publisher, offering a graphical user interface that provides a number of server administration improvements around usability, efficiency, and capability. See the License Administration Guide and lmadmin Migration FAQ (links above) for additional information.
lmadmin is backward compatible to version 9.2 of the vendor daemon and your FlexEnabled applications.
The legacy license server manager, lmgrd, is still available and supported.
Note to users of FlexNet Manager for Engineering Applications (formerly called FLEXnet Manager): Versions 12.0 and later are compatible with lmadmin. If you are running an earlier version, please use lmgrd as your license server manager.
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- COMPATIBILITY: The version of the license server manager must be greater than or equal to the
version of FlexNet Publisher used in the application/application's
vendor daemon. You can always use the latest license server manager and utilities from this site; they will be backward-compatible with your application and its
- VERSION INFORMATION: Use lmver (part of lmutil) to determine the version
of FlexNet Publisher used by your application. For example, if
Company XYZ has provided a program called Spell, use the command:
lmver Spell; lmver XYZ.
lmver would report the FlexNet Publisher version used in
the Spell application and the XYZ vendor daemon.
- To determine the version of lmadmin itself, use: lmadmin -version.
- To determine the version of lmgrd itself, use: lmver lmgrd.
lmadmin, lmgrd and
lmutil are supplied by Flexera Software. The vendor daemon
and application are supplied by the software vendor.
- SUPPORT: End users should contact their software vendor for support.
The vendor is the only source for updates to the vendor daemons and
applications, and for license file changes.
To ensure that your installation includes the latest security fixes and other enhancements, Flexera Software recommends that you always use the most recent available versions of lmadmin, lmgrd, and other components available on this page. If you are using any earlier versions of these components, please use the links below to download the installers for the current versions for your desired platforms. To update lmadmin, please follow the instructions in the License Administration Guide.
Use the links below to download the latest FlexNet Publisher
license server and utilities. If you transfer files between platforms, be sure to transfer them in binary mode.
For UNIX/Linux platforms: If your system saves a downloaded file as a file type other than that indicated in the "download links" column, please rename the file to change the file type back to that indicated before proceeding. For example, if a type ".tar.gz" file is saved by your system as type ".tar.tar", please rename it back to ".tar.gz". You can then use an appropriate uncompress utility to extract the contents.
||PLEASE NOTE: Most license server managers and utilities for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux platforms have been replaced by general-purpose Linux tools that have been certified by the Linux Foundation™ as being Linux Standard Base™ compliant.
If you can't find your platform, or if you have problems downloading these files, please contact Flexera Software Customer Support .