How to connect a client to a license server in a terminal on macOS
- Open a Terminal.
In the terminal, type in the following command to install the license validation (anchor) service:
> sudo /Applications/Toon Boom [Product Name] [Version] [Edition]/tba/Tools/LicenseWizard.app/Contents/MacOS/LicenseWizard --console --install-anchor
Enter the following commands to create and edit license.dat:
$ sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/flexlm/licenses
$ sudo vi /usr/local/flexlm/licenses/license.dat
- Press the i key to enter insert mode and start editing the file.
- Enter the following text:
If you have not configured your license server to use specific ports:
SERVER <server name> 0 ANY VENDOR toonboom USE_SERVER
Replace <server name> with the IP address or hostname of the license server.
If you have configured your license server to use specific ports:
SERVER <server name> 0 <license server port> VENDOR toonboom PORT=<vendor daemon port> USE_SERVER
Replace <server name> with the hostname or IP address of the license server, <license server port> with the port which the license server is configured to use, and <vendor daemon port> with the port that the vendor daemon is configured to use.
- Press Esc to exit insert mode.
- Type in :wq and press Enter to save and quit.
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