FastX Centralized License Server Set-Up

The FastX Server ships with its own copy of the rlm licensing server.

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Installing a Centralized License Server

If you have multiple installations of the FastX Server, you may want to centrally manage all the licenses in one location.  FastX’s use of the rlm licensing system makes it simple!

Option 1: Nominate a FastX Installation as the License Server

On the first machine

  1. Install the FastX Server
  2. https://www.starnet.com/xwin32kb/fastx-installation-instructions/
  3. Run the post install script
  4. FastX 2 Users: /usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh
    or
    FastX 3 Users: /usr/lib/fastx/3/install.sh
  5. Prompt:
  6. Do you have a license server on your network? > N
  7. Prompt:
  8. Would you like to activate a license now? > Y
  9. Enter in your activation key
  10. Make sure the proper ports are open in your firewall (default tcp:5053 and tcp:57889)
  11. *Note: License file is stored:

    FastX 2 Users: /usr/lib/fastx2/var/license
    FastX 3 Users: /usr/lib/fastx/var/license

On all other machines

  1. Install the FastX Server
  2. https://www.starnet.com/xwin32kb/fastx-installation-instructions/
  3. Run the post install script
  4. /usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh
  5. Prompt:
  6. Do you have a license server on your network? > Y
  7. Enter in the hostname of the first machine

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Option 2: Install an Independent Centralized License Server

  1. Select a Linux or Windows computer to host and follow the install instructions for the RLM License Server
  2. http://www.starnet.com/xwin32kb/license_server/

On all FastX Servers

  1. Install the FastX Server
  2. https://www.starnet.com/xwin32kb/fastx-installation-instructions/
  3. Run the post install script
  4. /usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh
  5. Prompt:
  6. Do you have a license server on your network? > Y
  7. Enter in the hostname of the RLM License Server
  8. Manually register the RLM License Server
  9. https://www.starnet.com/xwin32kb/floating-license-registration/