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How to Upgrade Floating/ Shared License Server

To upgrade Floating License server from 12.1 to 12.5

Upgrading Floating License server from 12.1 to 12.5 requires reactivation of licenses using the steps below:

  1. Navigate to GeneSpring Floating license server
  2. Stop the server by running
    • lmdown.bat (windows)
    • lmdown.sh (Linux and Mac)
  3. Go to bin/license folder
  4. Open the manual activation file and note down the Order ID(s) to be used for reactivation in step 7
  5. Take a copy of license files
  6. Delete all the .lic files only
  7. Go to GeneSpring Floating license server folder and run the following
    • Reactivate.bat (windows)
    • Reactivate.sh (Linux and Mac)
  8. Change the ports in lic files based on the ports that were used earlier. You may refer to the back up files from Step 5.
  9. Start the server by running
    • lmstart.bat (windows)
    • lmstart.sh (Linux and Mac)
You must have Administrator privileges on the server.

If you wish to setup FLS as a service, please contact support with your Order IDs and .lic files.

If you have deleted all the files in Step6, run activate.bat or activate.sh.