How do you point your IBM Rational Synergy server to get licenses from more than one IBM Rational License Key Server (RLKS) ?
Unlike other Rational (Telelogic) products, IBM Rational Synergy and IBM Rational Change do not follow the TELELOGIC_LICENSE_FILE environment variable rule when pointing to a different or multiple license servers.
Usually all the Rational (Telelogic) client applications read the value set locally onto the TELELOGIC_LICENSE_FILE environment variable to pull out licenses from the specified hosts.
However Rational Synergy and Rational Change do not follow this rule to point a different or multiple license servers.
- Until Rational Synergy v 6.5 SP2 - The Synergy server would pickup licenses based on the value that has been set on the license_data.txt in the CCM_HOME/etc directory.
- Since Rational Synergy v 7.0 - Information about which license server would have to be contacted is available in the system_info.txt file of the CCM_HOME/etc directory.
The content of the license server pointer should have the following format in either way.
For Microsoft Windows servers:
For UNIX servers:
The difference between the 2 environments is the delimiter: Microsoft Windows uses ";" as the delimiter, while UNIX required ":".