Attempts to fetch a node locked IBM Rational license on a Citrix environment results in the error "FLEXnet Licensing error: -1,359. System Error: 2 "No such file or directory".
The full error message is as follows:
License Error: Cannot find license file.
The license files (or license server system network address) attempted are
listed below. Use LM_LICENSE_FILE to use a different license file,
or contact your software provider for a license file.
License path: C:\flexlm\license.dat
FLEXnet Licensing error: -1,359. System Error: 2 "No such file or directory"
For further information, refer to the FLEXnet Licensing documentation available at "www.macrovision.com".
Node locked licenses cannot be checked out on a Citrix environment because node lock licenses are tied to one particular host.
Resolving the problem
Make use of floating type of licenses to access Rational Product in a Citrix environment.