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AR# 60512

Licensing - Unable to create an activation license request through the xlicsrvrmgr command utility

Description

When running the command "xlicsrvrmgr cr <filename.xml>" to create an activation floating license, it is not successful.

Depending on the OS type, you may see different error messages:

On Windows Server 2003,

ERROR: API function failed <50012, 42101, 1>
Exit <1> error in command line.


On Windows 7,

ERROR: flxActCommonInit result 20  FNP service not installed on this machine..
Exit <2> FLEXnet initialization error.


How can this be resolved?

Solution

If this is the first time xlicsrvrmgr is to be run on a floating license server, then you will need to ensure that the computer's trusted-storage area (where activation authorizations are stored) is first installed and initialized. 

In the License Management Tools download, you will find an initialization utility that varies by OS. 

Run the commands as specified below from the directory where the License Management Tools were unzipped:

Windows:

installanchorservice.exe xilinxd Xilinx-Design-Suite-Software


Linux: 

install_fnp.sh

Once the trusted storage area is initialized, you can proceed to create a license request.

For more information on creating a license, please refer to the Licensing FAQ, question "How do I obtain a license for a free or purchased product entitlement?" under the section "Obtaining a License".

AR# 60512
Date Created 05/03/2014
Last Updated 06/12/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.1