For many license types in the product family, your sales representative sầu will ask you for some information in order lớn create installation codes. uses the FlexNet Publisher licensing system khổng lồ create installation codes using the HostID & server name and possibly more information about your system. The hệ thống name is the network name of the computer, which can be just a name, (e.g., bart), a fully qualified ip-name ( or an ip-number ( The HostID is the physical hardware number of the Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC). The HostID is sometimes called Ethernet address or MAC-address (Media Access Control address).

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Obtaining the HostID on WindowsObtaining the HostiD on Mac OS XObtaining the HostID on Linux

Obtaining the HostID on Windows

First open the comm& window: Press keyboard shortcut Window button+R, (or, if you have no window button: Put the insertion point in the search field.). Type in cmd and press Return.Type in ipconfig /all at the commvà prompt and press Return. The FlexNet HostID is the same as the "Physical Address". This must be reported lớn your representative in order to lớn sign a license tệp tin. The hệ thống name is the same as the "Host Name". The host name can also be reported lớn your representative sầu for easy handling, but it is not necessary to lớn create the license file.


To place the number in the clipboard: Highlight the text with the left mouse button, then press return. You can also type the command getmac /FO LIST /V | clip, where /FO contains the letter O as in Oscar. Then press CTRL+V to lớn paste the output in an editor.

HostID for PCs with wireless adapters

If you plan to install on a PC with a wireless network adapter, you should report the physical address of both the wireless và the Ethernet adapter.

Obtaining the HostID on macOS

xuất hiện System Preferences from the Apple Menu. Go to lớn System Preferences and select Network. Select the correct Ethernet adapter & clichồng AdvancedSelect the Hardware tab where you will find the MAC address listed. Report the MAC address for both Ethernet 1 và also Ethernet 0 if it exists. These numbers should each consist of 12 characters. Do not select Firewire.

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To find the hệ thống name, open the Terminal application found in the /Applications/Utilities folder & type in hostname.

Obtaining the HostID on Linux

mở cửa an xterm window. Type in hostname at the commvà prompt và press Return. The output is the VPS name.

Type in /sbin/ifconfig eth0 at the comm& prompt and press Return. The HostID is the 12-digit number after "ether". For older Linux versions the 12-digit number will be listed after "HWaddr".

For newer versions of Linux distributions, consistent network device naming has been deployed. This means that the Ethernet adapter can have sầu a different name than eth0. Run the comm& without parameters, /sbin/ifconfig , khổng lồ get all adapters on your machine. Select the one for the Ethernet thẻ.