Q100174: How to install RLM NUKE licenses & remove old FLEXlm ones

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SUMMARY

This article explains how to remove old FLEXlm licenses for NUKE and install new RLM licenses.  You will receive your RLM NUKE licenses, along with any other valid Foundry Licenses on the same SystemID, after sending a signed RLM Transition Form our licenses@thefoundry.co.uk.

More information about the NUKE FLEXlm to RLM transition can be found in Q100173: What are the benefits of moving NUKE licenses from FLEXlm to RLM.

 

FLOATING LICENSE INSTRUCTIONS

OSX Users

  1. Run the Foundry License Utility (FLU) from /Applictions/TheFoundry/LicensingTools7.1 and click on “Stop Server” on BOTH the FLEXlm Server and RLM Server tabs

  2. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
      /Library/Application Support/TheFoundry/FLEXlm
      /Library/Application Support/TheFoundry/RLM
      /usr/local/foundry/FLEXlm

  3. Run the FLU again, go to the License Install tab then 'copy and paste' the new license key or 'drag and drop' the foundry.lic file into the window, the FLU will then install the licenses into the correct directories. Click Yes when prompted to restart the license server(s).

  4. If NUKE now gives you the licensing pop up, click on “Install License” then “Use Server”, enter 4101@serverName (where serverName is the hostname of your license server) and choose “RLM Server” as the Server Type and click OK.

Windows Users

  1. Run the Foundry License Utility (FLU) from Start > All Programs > The Foundry > FLT 7.1v1 (or from C:\Program Files\The Foundry\LicensingTools7.1) and click on “Stop Server” on BOTH the FLEXlm Server and RLM Server tabs

  2. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
      C:\Program Files\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\ProgramData\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\Program Files (x86)\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\Program Files\The Foundry\RLM
      C:\ProgramData\The Foundry\RLM
      C:\Program Files (x86)\The Foundry\RLM

  3. Run the FLU again, go to the License Install tab then 'copy and paste' the new license key or 'drag and drop' the foundry.lic file into the window, the FLU will then install the licenses into the correct directories. Click Yes when prompted to restart the license server(s).

  4. If NUKE now gives you the licensing pop up, click on “Install License” then “Use Server”, enter 4101@serverName (where serverName is the hostname of your license server) and choose “RLM Server” as the Server Type and click OK.

Linux Users

  1. Open a terminal prompt and run the following commands as root:
      cd /usr/local/foundry/LicensingTools7.0/
      ./FoundryLicenseUtility -s stop -t FLEXlm
      ./FoundryLicenseUtility -s stop -t RLM

  2. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
      /usr/local/foundry/FLEXlm
      /usr/local/foundry/RLM

  3. Run the following commands in a terminal prompt:
      cd /usr/local/foundry/LicensingTools7.0/
      
./FoundryLicenseUtility -l /path/to/foundry.lic

    Note the you’ll need to give the full path to where you’ve saved the new license file. The FLU will then install the licenses into the correct directories. Enter “Yes” when prompted to restart the license server(s).

  4. If NUKE now gives you the licensing pop up, click on “Install License” then “Use Server”, enter 4101@serverName (where serverName is the hostname of your license server) and choose “RLM Server” as the Server Type and click OK.

 

NODELOCKED LICENSE INSTRUCTIONS

OSX Users

  1. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
      /Library/Application Support/TheFoundry/FLEXlm
      /Library/Application Support/TheFoundry/RLM
      /usr/local/foundry/FLEXlm

  2. Download and run the Foundry License Utility (FLU) and select the license install tab. Then 'copy and paste' the new RLM license key or 'drag and drop' the foundry.lic file into the installer window to install your license to the correct directory.

Windows Users

  1. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
      C:\Program Files\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\ProgramData\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\Program Files (x86)\The Foundry\FLEXlm
      C:\Program Files\The Foundry\RLM
      C:\ProgramData\The Foundry\RLM
      C:\Program Files (x86)\The Foundry\RLM

  2. Download and run the Foundry License Utility (FLU) and select the license install tab. Then 'copy and paste' the new RLM license key or 'drag and drop' the foundry.lic file into the installer window to install your license to the correct directory.

Linux Users

  1. Delete any .lic files from the following directories:
    /usr/local/foundry/FLEXlm
    /usr/local/foundry/RLM

  2. Download the Foundry License Utility (FLU) and open a terminal prompt. Navigate to the directory where you saved the FLU and the new license file and run the following command:

      ./FoundryLicenseUtility -l foundry.lic

    Please note: You may need to run the FLU as Administrator or as a Root user in order to install the licenses.

 

 


Keywords: NUKE, RLM, FLEXlm, transition

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