LICENSE: LMTOOLS - Unable to Start or Stop FlexNet Server
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After adding a new FlexNet Service using LMTOOLS, you receive the following error when you attempt to start the new service:
VD is starting, please check vendor daemon's status in debug log
But the service does not start.
When you attempt to stop the server, you receive this message:
Unable to Stop Server. Check the License search path and VD status.
...and the server status reports:
FlexNet Licensing error:-15,10. System Error: 10061 "WinSock: Connection refused"
The FlexNet service is configured as a Local Service account, rather than a Local System account.
To update the service setting on your file server:
The service should now stop and start normally from LMTOOLS.
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
of your data.