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AR# 57177

Licensing - XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE does not get set permanently in Xilinx License Manager


If I open Xilinx License Manager in a Windows OS and set the XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE, the environment variable gets set and the licenses are found, but when I close and reopen Xilinx License Manager the settings are lost.


Make sure that you are running Xilinx License Manager as an administrator or with permissions to edit the registry as this could be causing the problem. If this is not possible, another work-around is to manually set the XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE variable by going to Control Panel > System > Advanced system settings > Environment Variables... and then create a new user variable called XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE with the appropriate value for your profile.

AR# 57177
Date Created 08/20/2013
Last Updated 10/04/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
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