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Linux daemon using Python daemon with PID file and logging

The python-daemon package ( PyPI listing , Pagure repo ) is very useful. However, I feel it has suffered a bit from sparse documentation, an...

2015-02-11

FlexLM and host names

If you ever get an error with lmstat like:

lmgrd is not running: License server machine is down or not responding. (-96,7:2 "No such file or directory")

but only from some machines outside your domain, check that the SERVER line in your license file specifies the FQDN of the license server. The default is to use just the hostname.

SERVER myserver.mydom.com XXXXXXXXXXXX NNNNN

Most search hits on that error message say things about firewalls.