Subject: [Beowulf] Re: SGE + policy

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at
Wed Jun 2 10:56:59 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004 at 10:45am, Lombard, David N wrote

> From: Joshua Baker-LePain; Wednesday, June 02, 2004 7:39 AM
> >
> >A slight correction -- FlexLM considers 1 license to be user at host.   So
> >foo at node1 can fire up as many Matlab sessions as foo likes, and it'll
> >still be 1 license.  But foo at node2 or bar at node1 would each be another
> >license.
> FLEXlm does no such thing; what you've described is a per-ISV or per-app
> issue.
> License policy is controlled the FLEXlm vendor daemon, written by the
> ISV.  There are many basic licensing models available, with even more
> models possible through vendor daemon programming.

Ah, thanks for the correction.  Indeed, I first typed "Matlab 
considers...", but figured (wrongly) that it was FlexLM doing the 

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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