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Licensing


In this section we aim to provide you with all the information you need to understand how your license works, and what to do if you experience any problems.

If you can't find the information you're looking for, please contact our Support team who will be very happy to help.


If you are encountering problems with your licensing, please download the Foundry License Utility (FLU), run it on the affected machine(s), then follow the instructions below to report the diagnostics to us.

Reporting diagnostics

Mac and Windows users

  1. In the Diagnostics tab of the FLU interface, click Run Diagnostics 
  2. Save the output file
  3. Send the file to support@thefoundry.co.uk along with a description of the problems you are encountering.

Linux users

  1. Open a terminal prompt, navigate to the directory where you saved the FLU and 
  2. Run the command: ./FoundryLicenseUtility -d
  3. Save the file 
  4. Send it to support@thefoundry.co.uk along with a description of the problems you are encountering.

Documentation

The Foundry Licensing Tools User Guide tells you everything you need to know about licensing Foundry products. Download the Licensing Tools User Guide here.


Managing floating licenses

In order to use a floating license for products you need to install Foundry License Tools (FLT) on your license server. (Do not install these on client machines).

The FLT contains both FLEXlm and RLM license servers so they can be used to manage floating licenses for all The Foundry software.

Please refer to the Foundry Licensing Tools User Guide for instructions on how to run the Foundry License Tools and float licenses on your network.