Install/set up a redundant license server pool

These are the required steps to install redundant licenses:
1. Make sure there is no concurrent license already installed on the license servers (look for the LSERVRC environment variable or for “lservrc” on Windows search, if the file exists, remove any concurrent license keys contained on it or remove the file).
2. Stop the Sentinel RMS service for all the license server machines that will be on the redundant license pool (go to Start > Control Panel > Administrative tools > Services).
3. Use the WRlfTool utility to add the servers (name and IP address) and the redundant license key to the “lservrlf” file (redundant license file). The WRlfTool is located under the “utils” folder on the License Server installation files.
4. Save the lservrlf file under the License Server’s installation path (i.e. C:\Program Files\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager Server\WinNT)
5. Copy and paste the lservrlf file into the other license servers on the pool in the same path as saved on the Leader license server (i.e. C:\Program Files\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager Server\WinNT).
6. Start the Sentinel RMS service for all the license server machines that will be on the redundant license pool.
7. On the UFT/QTP client machine, create the LSHOST environment variable under the user variables (go to Start > Control Panel > System > Advanced > Environment variables). The value should be the name or IP address of all the license servers on the pool, separated by colon (i.e. lserver01:lserver02:lserver03 ) or semi-colon (i.e. lserver01;lserver02;lserver03 ) depending on the environment.
8. The Redundant License pool should be set now. Launch UFT/QTP to verify it is working fine.
Note: The redundant license servers use the majority rule. This means that a majority (over half) of the redundant license servers must be up and running in order to get a license for UFT/QTP. For example, if there are 3 redundant license servers, at least 2 of them must be up and running. If there are 5 redundant license servers, 3 of them must be up and running to get a license.
For more information about setting up a redundant license server pool, refer to “Setting up the Redundant License Servers” on the license server installation files at\LicenseServer\server\SysAdminHelp\Default.htm

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