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Note: - This applies to legacy versions of IAR Embedded Workbench (2013 and older) which used License Management System version 1 (LMS1).
The maximum number of licenses/users might drop in the License Server. This Technical Note explains how to correct this, and how to prevent this from occurring in the future.
Note: - This issue can only occur with the LMS1 License Server.
The reason for the loss of the maximum number of users in the License Server and the actions to handle this situation are as follows.
The LMS1 license server has an unwanted behavior. This is how it triggers:
This will adopt the correct number of licenses/users. This issue can be triggered again from a client computer, for example, a client computer using a previously saved license key.
When installing a legacy version of the IAR Embedded Workbench (2013 and older), remove any "older-and-smaller" network license key, and enter the "current-and-larger" network license key.
When the user installs a legacy version of IAR Embedded Workbench (2013 and older), make sure to supply the user with the correct permanent license key.
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