Question

How can I check the status of OrCAD licenses from the client machine?


Suggested Solution

You can check the status of OrCAD licensing using the License Manager Utility (lmutil) as described in the steps that follow.

  1. Open a windows command prompt by pressing your keyboard Windows key + r keys. The press your keyboard Enter key.



  2. Enter cmd into the input field and then press your keyboard Enter key. This open the Command window.



  3. Type the following into the Command window:

    cd C:\Cadence\LicenseManager

  4. Enter the following at the command prompt:

    lmutil lmstat -c <port number of license server>@<hostname of license server> -f

    Note: if you do not have lmutil installed on your computer, you can download it from the following link:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/16zT3GZmvcyISI7CANLuhkxsM7LHL3Wp8/view?usp=sharing

    After downloading and installing it at any local location, cd into that directory, and run the command as described above