How to automate Rational license server (lmgrd) startup on Linux

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Question

How do you automate the IBM Rational license key server (lmgrd) startup on the Linux operating system?

Cause

Each time a server machine is rebooted, the IBM Rational license server has to be started manually. To avoid this and to automate the startup of IBM Rational license server, the steps mentioned in this document can be followed.

Answer

To automate Rational license server startup, you can perform the following steps:

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  1. Create a rlks_start script under /etc/rc.d/init.d and include the following commands

    cd /opt/IBM/RationalRLKS/config

    ./start_lmgrd

  2. Provide execute permissions to everyone on this rlks_start script

    chmod 755 rlks_start

  3. Create symbolic links to rlks_start script in all the run-levels

    ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/rlks_start /etc/rc.d/rc2.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/rlks_start /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/rlks_start /etc/rc.d/rc4.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/rlks_start /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S98Rlks



For SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

  1. Create a rlks_start script under /etc/init.d and include the following commands

    cd /opt/IBM/RationalRLKS/config

    ./start_lmgrd

  2. Provide execute permissions to everyone on this rlks_start script

    chmod 755 rlks_start

  3. Create symbolic links to rlks_start script in all the run-levels.

    ln -s /etc/init.d/rlks_start /etc/init.d/rc2.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/init.d/rlks_start /etc/init.d/rc3.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/init.d/rlks_start /etc/init.d/rc4.d/S98Rlks

    ln -s /etc/init.d/rlks_start /etc/init.d/rc5.d/S98Rlks

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Document information


More support for:

Rational License Key Server
Rational License Key Server

Software version:

8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1663238

Modified date:

2014-04-02

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