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Enable floating license with USB dongle on a virtual Windows 8.1 machine within Windows Server

Question asked by Florin on Jun 25, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 29, 2015 by david_leslie

Hi,

 

I have installed the latest FlexNet on my machine , the dongle LED is red but the license log states "dongle not connected" :

 

dongle not connected: (p1=0, p2=0, p3=-10, p4=0)

8:24:18 (mgcld) retry Count = 3

8:24:20 (mgcld) dongle not connected: (p1=0, p2=0, p3=-10, p4=0)

8:24:20 (mgcld) retry Count = 2

8:24:21 (mgcld) dongle not connected: (p1=0, p2=0, p3=-10, p4=0)

8:24:21 (mgcld) retry Count = 1

 

The environment is a Windows 8.1 virtual machine on a Windows server. Since Hyper-V does not provide native USB support, a USB-to-LAN adapter is used to connect the dongle (via SX Virtual Link Software).

 

The dongle seems not visible for the virtual machine. Has anyone faced this problem? Any suggestions will be appreciated.

 

Best Regards,

Florin

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