Accidentally changed hostid

Document created by guy_wettstein on Dec 14, 2011
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If  you accidentally change the hostid in the SERVER line of the  license  file (third field), you will see the following in your license  server  debug log file:

 

17:23:47 (mgcld) Invalid license key (inconsistent authentication code)

 

On Windows, use lmtools to verify the correct hostid:

 

Start> Run> Mentor Graphics Licensing> lmtools
Systems Settings tab
Ethernet address or FLEXID fields

 

On Unix/Linux:

 

Run lmhostid

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