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Re: searching for available license

Karl Hoppel <karl.hoppel@nrl.navy.mil> writes:

> Does anyone have a script for searching for an available floating
> license?
> We have floating licenses distrubuted over many systems (one license for
> each
> person).  Once in a while,  someone will need to use a second license.
> My current method of finding one is to simply change the
> environment variable to an alternate system/license and start IDL.  I
> can repeat this
> procedure until I find a free license.  There must be a quicker way, but
> I don't know of
> any way to poll a license server to see if a license is available.

I always thought you could list more than one license file, and IDL
would check each one in succession.  Separate with each file with a
colon.  Worth a try?


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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