January 10, 2018
(Updated: December 03, 2018)
JMAG Division, JSOL Corporation

Notice of JMAG License Server Migration

The JMAG-Designer license server standard will be changed as below from FLEXlm to LM-X with JMAG-Designer Ver. 17.1 to be released in June 2018.

Issue Details:

  • Target software: JMAG-Designer
  • License server migration period: June, 2019 – May, 2020
  • Timing of new license issuing: one month before the contract renewal month
    Example: for contract renewal in August
    Example: for contract renewal in August
  • The LM-X license server can be used for all functions from JMAG-Designer Ver. 17.0 released in December 2017 onwards. For those wishing to perform environment builds or verifications more than a month before please contact the migration consultation desk below.
  • After the migration period, JMAG-Designer Ver. 15.0 and before and other old software such as JMAG-Studio cannot be used. For those using the relevant software, please upgrade to JMAG-Designer Ver.16.1 / 17.0 as soon as possible. If it is difficult to renew due to various circumstances, please contact the migration consultation desk.
  • The FLEXlm license of another product (such as LS-DYNA) issued by JSOL and the license file of a JMAG LM-X license cannot be combined.


Concerning the LM-X license server

LM-X developer: X-Formation Company
For installation and usage of the LM-X license server, please refer to the manual.

It is also possible to check the connection status to the license server, to reserve licenses, and to use monitoring and server management functions that do not allow license servers.

Comparison of system operations between LM-X and FLEXlm

Items LM-X FLEXlm How to use with the LM-X license
Multiple license files N/A Specify multiple file paths in a server configuration file (LICENSE_FILE)
Reserving a license Limited Client can reserve JMAG license center can reserve
License borrowing Limited Elimination of restrictions on the use of some tools with FLEXlm
JMAG license center can reserve
Server load displaying Limited Provided with the client end user tool
・JMAG license center status display
・LM-X Client tool (java) graphical display
License reloading Command line or LM-X Client tool
Client restrictions Specified in server configuration files (ALLOW_IPADDR_*, DENY_HOST_*)
Log output control Specified in a server configuration file (LOG_FORMAT)
Redundant server configuration Specified at license issue

LM-X License Installation

See the latest installation manual for details on how to install LM-X.
Select the installer from Modules on the downloads page.

Confirming License Usage Status and Logs

Usage status can be confirmed by using this tool, and logs can be output as text.
Confirming License Usage Status and Logs

Contact Information

JMAG Division, JSOL Corporation
E-mail: info@jmag-international.com