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.
- 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.
the Physical Address line. Write down the physical address without the
dashes. This is your twelve-character host ID. NoteIf your 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.
You should be logged in with Administrator rights when working with the LMTOOLS utility.
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 click 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 editor.
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. NoteIf your server has more than one ethernet adapter, select the one that corresponds to the physical network adapter.
- Close lmtools.exe.