The Xilinx software looks for license files based on the pre-defined locations in the XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE and the locations defined in the LM_LICENSE_FILE environment variables, if set.
For a list of locations and the search order used by Xilinx applications, see (Xilinx Answer 42507).
There are a few variations to the list of locations and the search order used when licensing the LogiCORE IP cores, see (Xilinx Answer 42508).
After generating a license file, you will receive an email from email@example.com. This email contains the generated license file.
You can place the license file in any of the predefined locations or place the license file in a directory of your choice and set the XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE or LM_LICENSE_FILE environment variables to point to that directory.
To have the license file place automatically, follow the steps below.
To set "LM_LICENSE_FILE" or "XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE" to point to multiple file locations where the licenses are located, separate the paths as follows:
Note that the variable can point to either the license or the directory where the license is saved.
For more information on how to set environment variables, please refer to (Xilinx Answer 11630).