Vortex Licensing FAQ

How to license Vortex products

RLM Error initializing license system (-130)

When using the  Windows 64 bit Visual Studio 2015 Vortex OpenSplice  build a RLM Error initializing license system(-130)  error is seen. There is a known issue with Vortex OpenSplice V6.8.2 running on Windows 64 bit Visual Studio 2015 (the platform P738 buid).  When you try to start anything that requires a license checkout, for example […]

I get the error “HostID of this machine: Invalid”

Occasionally you may see the error “HostID of this machine: Invalid” when running the command rlmutil rlmhostid -ether $ rlmutil rlmhostid ether rlmutil v9.1 Copyright (C) 2006-2011, Reprise Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Hostid of this machine: invalid “`   How to resolve the  error “HostID of this machine: Invalid” In order to obtain a […]

What is the difference between a development and a deployment license?

Product:  Vortex Version:  All   Description:   What is the difference between a development and a deployment license?   Solution:   Development licenses are provided on a Single Named Developer basis. Each developer using the product will require a license. These are usually tied to the machine being used.   A deployment license is provided when […]

How do I license the Vortex product?

Product:  Vortex Version:  All   Description:   How do I license the  Vortex products?   Solution:   The licensing software is automatically installed on the host machine when a Vortex product is installed.  The licensing software comes in two parts   The binary files which are normally found in the bin directory of the installation The […]

How to use a Vortex floating license

This article explains how to use a Vortex floating license to license the Vortex middleware. Before you can use the Vortex middleware you will need a permanent license key.   What is a Vortex floating license? Normally a license key is tied to a single machine. A floating or roaming license key allows multiple users […]

How do I get a permanent Vortex license key

I have been using an evaluation license key with my Vortex product. The evaluation license key has run out and now I want to get my permanent Vortex license key.  I need to know how to get a permanent Vortex license key. How to get a permanent Vortex license key In order to get a […]

How can I transfer my Vortex development license to another machine?

How can I transfer my Vortex development license to another machine? I recently got a new machine and need to migrate my development license to it. The development license is tied to the hostid of my old machine.  Is it possible to do this? How to transfer your Vortex Development license It is possible to […]