[IQUG] Server SYSAM Servers

Mark Mumy markdmumy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 15:15:53 MST 2018

On Linux, we check the MAC address for eth0 by default.  Plug in the MAC address and you’ll be fine.  I always use the colons because I usually cut and paste.  Not sure it’s required though.   


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> On Jul 15, 2018, at 15:51, Steve Shen <sshen at sscinc.com> wrote:
> Topic today:
> 1.       How do I use  lmutil  lmhosid or /sbin/ifconfig eth0 from Red Hat 6.x or 7.x machines for creating a new SYSAM license key?
> We have been using Solaris X64 to host serve SYSAM servers.  A Solaris X64 machine returned the string below:
>> sybase at ykt1sybprd2: /d1/sysam22_sunx64/SYSAM-2_0/bin ==> lmutil lmhostid
> lmutil - Copyright (c) 1989-2007 Macrovision Europe Ltd. and/or Macrovision Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
> The FLEXnet host ID of this machine is "21cd7b5e"
>> The host ID was straight forward and easy to understand.
> I just initiated a project to begin using Red Hat version 6.x or 7.x to install new serve SYSAM servers. 
> New instances of IQ 16.x will check out the licenses from these new SYSAM servers at Linux.
> I noticed that the same command in Red Hat version 6.x returned a very long host ID below:
>> sybase at ykt1sybprd38: /d2/sysam23_linux64/SYSAM-2_0/bin ==> lmutil lmhostid
> lmutil - Copyright (c) 1989-2013 Flexera Software LLC. All Rights Reserved.
> The FlexNet host ID of this machine is ""2c59e535a3c8 2c59e535a3c9 2c59e535a3ca 2c59e535a3cb 2c59e535a3c8""
> Only use ONE from the list of hostids.
> It returned even longer a string at Red Hat version 7.x; but they always stated that ‘Only use ONE from the list of hostids.’
> Based on the technical document below, I should use the command of /sbin/ifconfig etho at Linux platforms:
> https://help.sap.com/doc/download_multimedia_zip-iq1610_sap_sysam_users_guide_en_pdf/16.0.10/en-US/SAP_SySAM_Users_Guide_en.pdf
> sybase at ykt1sybprd38: /d2/sysam23_linux64/SYSAM-2_0/bin ==> /sbin/ifconfig eth0
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 2C:59:E5:35:A3:C8
>           RX packets:81575533205 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:71422189913 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>           RX bytes:12653447230757 (11.5 TiB)  TX bytes:85632032187555 (77.8 TiB)
>           Interrupt:67
> My question is whether I should use 2c59e535a3c8 or 2C:59:E5:35:A3:C8 as the hostID while downloading a new license key?
> It makes more sense to me in using 2c59e535a3c8; but I can be wrong.  There is no luxury in wasting time in try-and-work.
> Please advise.  Thank you.
> Regards,
> Steve Shen
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