[Beowulf] Re: Multiple FlexLM lmgrd services on a single Linux machine?

Bob Drzyzgula bob at drzyzgula.org
Thu Jul 1 06:10:08 EDT 2010


One could also, clearly, set up multiple KVM- or Xen-based
virutual machine images on which to run lmgrd. But one
might then ask why one would want to do this, given
that part of the point of mulitple lmgrds is to provide
phyisical server redundancy, unless as Mark appears to
be thinking, you simply believe you need one lmgrd for
each vendor...

On 01/07/10 01:21 -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> Linux OS support multiple lmgrd services or not? If its not directly, is
>> there a way to do it?
>
> I don't really understand what you're asking.  yes, linux provides fully
> functional TCP/IP.  yes, flexlm can run either with a merged license file
> (single base port, multiple vendor ports), or with multiple completely
> separate instances (listening on say, ports 27000+27001 and 28000+28001).
> the latter is often more convenient, since it means you can adjust one
> instance without affecting the other.
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