Run MD in Batch Mode > "License validation failed"

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Run MD in Batch Mode > "License validation failed"

Postby » Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:47 am

Hi all,

I've just downloaded MagicDraw_1705_sp1_no_install , and I'm trying to run the ImageGenerator example (${mdroot}\openapi\examples\imagegenerator\build.xml).

Running the command
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ant -debug
gives me the following errors:

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[java] 2015-06-16 17:24:59,225 [main] ERROR LICENSE - License validation failed.
[java] 2015-06-16 17:24:59,225 [main] ERROR GENERAL - Application initialization failed

(I turned on verbose logging with the -verbose md parameter.)

Obviously the license hasn't been registered/specified. Is there any way to specify the license location, when running the application from the command line.

- I haven't actually opened the MagicDraw application (UI) yet, but I'm avoiding doing so, as I'd like the process to eventually be completely automated.
- I've read the UserGuide, and it has command line arguments for specifying a floating server license. I don't have this, I've just got the trial license (for now).

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Re: Run MD in Batch Mode > "License validation failed"

Postby marlel » Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:19 am


Write the license key to the file "mdlicense.tmp" and put this file to the
MagicDraw install directory. MagicDraw will read the key from this file on start-up
(if the key is not entered yet) and delete it.
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