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AR# 60493

Licensing - xlicsrvrmgr fails when creating a license request with error: flxActCommonInt result 20


I am trying to create a floating license request using the command below:
xlicsrvrmgr -cr request.xml
However it returns the error message below:

Error: flxActCommonInt result 20 
FNP Service not installed on the machine..
Exit (2) FLEXnet initialiasation error.


Below are the steps to follow to overcome this issue:

1. Change the UAC settings (Control Panel --> System and Security --> Change User Account Settings) to LOW.

See the screen grab below:

2. Open the command prompt as administrator and navigate to <Flexlm_extracted_directory>/win32.o (32-bit machine) or <Flexlm_extracted_directory>/win64.o (64-bit machine)

3. Run the command:
installanchorservice.exe xilinxd.exe Xilinx-Software
4. Now run the command:
xlicsrvrmgr.exe -cr request.xml
AR# 60493
Date Created 05/02/2014
Last Updated 06/09/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
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