FLEXnet Licensing Error Codes
To troubleshoot a fault in license access or distribution it is
to be aware of the FLEXlm error codes and their descriptions.
Using the code descriptions, quick determination will be made
of conditions affecting license files, options files, and license server
systems configuration and hardware.
FLEXnet Licensing Error Codes Error Code Description
-1 Cannot find license file.
-2 Invalid license file syntax.
-3 No license server system for this feature.
-4 Licensed number of users already reached.
-5 No such feature exists.
-6 No TCP/IP port number in license file and FLEXnet Licensing service
does not exist. (pre-v6 only)
-7 No socket connection to license server manager service.
-8 Invalid (inconsistent) license key or signature. The license
key/signature and data for the feature do not match. This usually happens when
a license file has been altered.
-9 Invalid host. The hostid of this system does not match the hostid
specified in the license file.
-10 Feature has expired.
-11 Invalid date format in license file.
-12 Invalid returned data from license server system.
-13 No SERVER lines in license file.
-14 Cannot find SERVER host name in network database. The lookup for the
host name on the SERVER line in the license file failed. This often happens
when NIS or DNS or the hosts file is incorrect. Workaround: Use IP address
(e.g., 123.456.789.123) instead of host name.
-15 Cannot connect to license server system. The server (lmgrd) has not
been started yet, or the wrong port@host or license file is being used, or the
TCP/IP port or host name in the license file has been changed.
-16 Cannot read data from license server system.
-17 Cannot write data to license server system.
-18 License server system does not support this feature.
-19 Error in select system call.
-21 License file does not support this version.
-22 Feature checkin failure detected at license server system.
-23 License server system temporarily busy (new server connecting).
-24 Users are queued for this feature.
-25 License server system does not support this version of this feature.
-26 Request for more licenses than this feature supports.
-29 Cannot find ethernet device.
-30 Cannot read license file.
-31 Feature start date is in the future.
-32 No such attribute.
-33 Bad encryption handshake with vendor daemon.
-34 Clock difference too large between client and license server system.
-35 In the queue for this feature.
-36 Feature database corrupted in vendor daemon.
-37 Duplicate selection mismatch for this feature. Obsolete with v8.0+
-38 User/host on EXCLUDE list for feature.
-39 User/host not on INCLUDE list for feature.
-40 Cannot allocate dynamic memory.
-41 Feature was never checked out.
-42 Invalid parameter.
-47 Clock setting check not available in vendor daemon.
-52 Vendor daemon did not respond within timeout interval.
-53 Checkout request rejected by vendor-defined checkout filter.
-54 No FEATURESET line in license file.
-55 Incorrect FEATURESET line in license file.
-56 Cannot compute FEATURESET data from license file.
-57 socket() call failed.
-59 Message checksum failure.
-60 License server system message checksum failure.
-61 Cannot read license file data from license server system.
-62 Network software (TCP/IP) not available.
-63 You are not a license administrator.
-64 lmremove request before the minimum lmremove interval.
-67 No licenses available to borrow.
-68 License BORROW support not enabled.
-69 FLOAT_OK can't run standalone on license server system.
-71 Invalid TZ environment variable.
-73 Local checkout filter rejected request.
-74 Attempt to read beyond end of license file path.
-75 SYS$SETIMR call failed (VMS).
-76 Internal FLEXnet Licensing error-please report to Macrovision
-77 Bad version number must be floating-point number with no letters.
-82 Invalid PACKAGE line in license file.
-83 FLEXnet Licensing version of client newer than server.
-84 USER_BASED license has no specified users - see license server system
-85 License server system doesn't support this request.
-87 Checkout exceeds MAX specified in options file.
-88 System clock has been set back.
-89 This platform not authorized by license.
-90 Future license file format or misspelling in license file. The file
was issued for a later version of FLEXnet Licensing than this program
-91 Encryption seeds are non-unique.
-92 Feature removed during lmreread, or wrong SERVER line hostid.
-93 This feature is available in a different license pool. This is a
warning condition. The server has pooled one or more INCREMENT lines into a
single pool, and the request was made on an INCREMENT line that has been
-94 Attempt to generate license with incompatible attributes.
-95 Network connect to THIS_HOST failed. Change this_host on the SERVER
line in the license file to the actual host name.
-96 License server machine is down or not responding. See the system
administrator about starting the server, or make sure that you're referring to
the right host (see LM_LICENSE_FILE environment variable).
-97 The desired vendor daemon is down. 1) Check the lmgrd log file, or 2)
-98 This FEATURE line can't be converted to decimal format.
-99 The decimal format license is typed incorrectly.
-100 Cannot remove a linger license.
-101 All licenses are reserved for others. The system administrator has
reserved all the licenses for others. Reservations are made in the options
file. The server must be restarted for options file changes to take effect.
-102 A FLEXid borrow error occurred.
-103 Terminal Server remote client not allowed.
-104 Cannot borrow that long.
-106 License server system out of network connections. The vendor daemon
can't handle any more users. See the debug log for further information.
-110 Cannot read dongle: check dongle or driver. Either the dongle is
unattached, or the necessary software driver for this dongle type is not
-112 Missing dongle driver. In order to read the FLEXid hostid, the
correct driver must be installed. These drivers are available from your
-114 SIGN= keyword required, but missing from license certificate. You
need to obtain a SIGN= version of this license from your vendor.
-115 Error in Public Key package.
-116 TRL not supported for this platform.
-117 BORROW failed.
-118 BORROW period expired.
-119 lmdown and lmreread must be run on license server machine.
-120 Cannot lmdown the server when licenses are borrowed.
-121 FLOAT_OK requires exactly one FLEXid hostid.
-122 Unable to delete local borrow info.
-123 Returning a borrowed license early is not supported. Contact the
vendor for further details.
-124 Error returning borrowed license.
-125 A PACKAGE component must be specified.
-126 Composite hostid not initialized.
-127 A item needed for the composite hostid is missing or invalid.
-128 Error, borrowed license doesn't match any known server license.
-135 Error enabling the event log.
-136 Event logging is disabled.
-137 Error writing to the event log.
-139 Communications timeout.
-140 Bad message command.
-141 Error writing to socket. Peer has closed socket.
-142 Error, cannot generate version specific license tied to a single
hostid, which is composite.
-143 Version-specific signatures are not supported for uncounted
-144 License template contains redundant signature specifiers.
-145 Bad V71_LK signature.
-146 Bad V71_SIGN signature.
-147 Bad V80_LK signature.
-148 Bad V80_SIGN signature.
-149 Bad V81_LK signature.
-150 Bad V81_SIGN signature.
-151 Bad V81_SIGN2 signature.
-152 Bad V84_LK signature.
-153 Bad V84_SIGN signature.
-154 Bad V84_SIGN2 signature.
-155 License key required but missing from the license certificate. The
application requires a license key in the license certificate. You need to
obtain a license key version of this certificate from your vendor.
-156 Invalid signature specified with the AUTH= keyword.
-174 SUPERSEDE feature conflict. Contact your publisher for further information.
-175 Invalid SUPERSEDE_SIGN syntax. Contact your publisher for further information.
-176 SUPERSEDE_SIGN does not contain a feature name and license signature. Contact your
publisher for further information.
-177 ONE_TS_OK is not supported in this Windows Platform.
-178 Internal error. Please report to Flexera Software Inc.
-179 Only one terminal server remote client checkout is allowed for this feature.
-180 Internal error. Please report to Flexera Software Inc.
-181 Internal error. Please report to Flexera Software Inc.
-182 Internal error. Please report to Flexera Software Inc.
-183 More than one ethernet hostid not supported in composite hostid definition. Contact your
publisher for further information.
-184 The number of characters in the license file paths exceeds the permissible limit.
-187 The time zone information could not be obtained.
-188 License client time zone not authorized for license rights.
-190 Feature can be checked out from Physical machine only.
The license specifies that it cannot be used on a virtual machine: The FlexEnabled application is
installed on a virtual machine so checkout has been denied. Install the FlexEnabled application
on a physical machine.
-191 FEATURE can be checked out from Virtual machine only.
The license specifies that it cannot be used on a physical machine. The FlexEnabled application
is installed on a physical machine so checkout has been denied. Install the FlexEnabled
application on a virtual machine.
-192 VM platform not authorized by license.
-193 FNP vendor keys do not support Virtualization feature.
-194 Checkout request denied as it exceeds the MAX limit specified in the options file.
-195 Binding agent API - Internal error.
-196 Binding agent communication error.
-197 Invalid Binding agent version.
-500 Invalid server port number.
-501 Invalid value in license where an integer was expected.
-502 Invalid value supplied for count.
-503 Invalid hostid supplied in license.
-504 Invalid hostid type supplied.
-505 Bad feature line syntax.
-506 Internal FLEXnet Licensing error.
-507 Bad date format in license file.
-508 Bad SERVER line.
-509 Bad license string.
-510 Server's feature doesn't authenticate on client side.
-511 No license checked out.
-512 License already checked out.
-513 Error list returned.
-514 No certicom module available.
-515 Wrong or incomplete certicom module.
-516 SIGN or SIGN2 required in license certificate.
-517 Feature object has no license sources.
-518 An Identical license is already checked out on this license source.
-519 This license has an asynchronously-queued checkout pending.
-521 Library for native hostid couldn't be loaded.
-522 Already connected to another vendor daemon.
-523 No such user, host, or display.
-524 Shutdown of license server system failed.
-525 Shutdown failed - already connected to license server system.
-526 Invalid license source string.
-527 Log file switch error.