FAQS

Can a Debug Log be used to reliably collect checkout data? (LicenseMonitor)

No. We don't recommend using debug logs as a primary source of license/feature checkout data, when a standard status command (lmstat) is available. On numerous occasions, missed or inaccurate debug log records ...

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Why does my license daemon show the status "unused"? (LicenseMonitor)

This is a normal behavior. The unused listing is essentially a placeholder. When LM starts, all license daemons are assigned the status unused. When a license daemon is added to manage a new license server, thi...

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Why are there gaps in my data? (LicenseMonitor)

When you view a usage-over-time graph, you may find that data is missing for certain time intervals. There are three primary reasons for this: 1) The most common cause of apparent gaps in the checkout data is ...

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What is the difference between Samples Data and Logs Data in a History Details Report? (LicenseMonitor)

When generating a report with LicenseMonitor, you can choose from two types of data: samples data or logs data. Samples data is the most exact data, and therefore, it is the default setting. Use logs data only ...

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What is the role of the vovdbd daemon and vovdbd slave?

The Runtime database is managed by a daemon named vovdbd; instead of issuing commands directly, though, it has a vovslave to run them. The name of this vovslave is also vovdbd. When you go to the database page ...

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Resolve the error: "Can't open display when trying to display NC jobs on submit host" (NetworkComputer)

To enable NC jobs to display on the submit host's screen, perform the following steps: 1. Execute xhost + on the submit host. This will permit remote clients to connect. 2. Use the 'ps' command. The X-w...

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Where are these config files located: policy.tcl, slaves.tcl, resources.tcl and security.tcl? (NetworkComputer)

All NetworkComputer .tcl configuration files are located here: $VOVDIR/../../vnc/vnc.swd For other vov-projects, use the command vovserverdir -p from a project-enabled shell. This will show you the path to th...

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VOV: How Do I Enable Retracing Of More Than 400 Jobs At A Time?

To limit how many jobs can be run and retraced at any given moment, use the following command: set config(maxNormalClients) NNN This is the maxNormalClients config variable in the policy.tcl file. To change...

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VOV: How do I receive email notifications on job completion?

To receive automatic notification of major events on FlowTracer and NetworkComputer, use the vovnotifyd daemon. Read the daemon's manual page for full info and configuration.

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VOV: How do I track the load on the slaves?

VOV automatically keeps track of the load on each machine that runs a vovslave. Each vovslave grabs the load information for 1-minute, 5-minute and 15-minute load averages on the machine where it is running and...

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