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E-COB: Micro Focus Visual COBOL Development Hub install did not create /var/microfocuslicensing (Doc ID 2667051.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Applies to : Visual COBOL development hub compiler, Tools 8.57.05 and higher releases

Sample Environment:

Tools 8.57.05
Patform IBM AIX 7.1
Visual Cobol4 DevHub


The following command was used to install the compiler.  The files were extracted and the compiler was installed successfully in the specified location.

When attempting to run License Manager service using, the /var/microfocuslicensing  directory is not found.

Below is a sample command used to install the compiler:

Micro Focus Product - Product Extractor

Please Wait.
Performing Product and Platform Checks...

All Checks Passed.

Extracting Payload...

Creating work area...

Micro Focus Visual COBOL Development Hub 4.0 - Patch Update 04

Product will be installed to
[ /..../microfocus/visualcobol4.4 ]

Product : Micro Focus Visual COBOL Development Hub 4.0 - Patch Update 04
ESadminID : Not given
Build ID : pkg_196243

Run installer with command line argument -ESadminID=[ User ID ] to
configure SOA support during installation.


Before installing and using this software product you must
agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the end user
license agreement ("End User License Agreement") which
accompanies this product. Please take this time to read the
License Agreement. If you are not in agreement with the terms
and conditions of the License Agreement, please contact your
Account Representative.

If you require a copy of the License Agreement before installing the
product then answer no and run the installer with the command:

./setup_visualcobol_devhub_4.0_patchupdate04_196243_aix_systemp -EULA

Do you agree to the terms of the License Agreement? (y/n): y

End User License Agreement (EULA) can be found in the product directory

The product installed at /..../microfocus/visualcobol4.4
has been backed up to /..../microfocus/visualcobol4.4.BKP.2020-04-08.23:48:31

Important Information

All your files and settings are preserved at this location.

Check the following files for any user configuration changes.
cob.cfg, cob64.cfg, coboops.cfg, coboops64.cfg,
coboops64_t.cfg, coboops_t.cfg, cobopt, cobopt64,
liblist, liblist64

You will need to import your Enterprise Server Regions from
to /..../microfocus/visualcobol4.4/etc/mfds

To configure SOA support in Micro Focus Visual COBOL Development Hub 4.0 - Patch Update 04 run

Micro Focus Visual COBOL Development Hub 4.0 - Patch Update 04
Installation Complete.


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