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PM92016: Rhapsody 8.0.3 may fail with 'Invalid host' errors when using USB license dongles

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Rational Rhapsody fails to recognize USB Licensing Dongles
    (also known as 'FlexID' licenses) after an upgrade to 8.0.3.
    
    Attempts to start Rhapsody may fail with the following error
    message:
    
    The host ID of this system does not match the hostid specified
    in the license file
    
    A -9 error code may also be present.
    
    There is no known workaround at this time other than to migrate
    to server-based licenses.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    Flex Dongle does not work for Rational telelogic products.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Enabled the Rational telelogic products with dongle support
    into licensing client libraries.
    This fix in Rational Common Licensing has been delivered to
    Rational telelogic products via RCL 8133Ifix02 and RCL 814..
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM92016

  • Reported component name

    RATIONAL LICENS

  • Reported component ID

    5648LIC00

  • Reported release

    811

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-27

  • Closed date

    2014-02-04

  • Last modified date

    2014-02-04

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATIONAL LICENS

  • Fixed component ID

    5648LIC00

Applicable component levels

  • R811 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational License Key Server

Software version: 8.1.1

Reference #: PM92016

Modified date: 04 February 2014