There are several items below to consider when configuring your server settings. If you encounter problems communicating with your volume license server, please review the VLM Troubleshooting Guide.
Change or unblock the ports on the server that hosts your National Instruments licenses and on end user computers if you are running other license servers on this computer or if you have a firewall enabled.
NI VLM 3.0 & 3.1 Preferences - Main Licensing Port
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Main Licensing Port
Enable or disable the usage log. The usage log contains usage information of NI VLM-controlled software, such as check-in and check-out events, along with relevant client information.
NI VLM 3.1 Reports Tab
NI VLM 3.0 Preferences - Usage Log
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Usage Log
Enter administrator information, including name, phone, email, and URL. This information is included in any installers you create with the Create Volume License Installer wizard. The email address you specify here is used when you email disconnected licenses to end users.
NI VLM 3.0 & 3.1 Preferences - Administrator Information
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Administrator Information
Enable the ability to add new licenses to your Volume License Agreement (VLA).
NI VLM 3.0 & 3.1 Preferences - Overdraft
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Overdraft
Check this box to add end user information to the Activity Compliance Log. Only end users included the Activity Compliance Log are eligible to contact NI for technical support.
This setting is automatically enabled.
NI VLM 3.0 Preferences - Miscellaneous Settings
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Policies
Configure custom fields to store information about end users and computers.
NI VLM 3.0 & 3.1 Preferences - Custom Fields
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Custom Fields
Enable the ability to email disconnected license files from within NI VLM through an SMTP server on which you have an account.
NI VLM 3.1 Preferences - Email Server
NI VLM 3.0 Preferences - Email Server
NI VLM 2.1.1 Preferences - Email Server
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