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E-COB: Visual COBOL Version 7 for Linux License Install Error "Unable to install - Unable to manage licenses in license manager that is not running on localhost." (Doc ID 2909900.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.59 and later
Generic Linux
Generic UNIX


Sample Environment:
PeopleTools 8.59.13
Linux platform
Visual COBOL Dev Hub version 7 patch update 08

Upgrading the Visual COBOL dev hub compiler from version 6 to version 7. After installing the compiler, when using cesadmintool to install the license file, the following error is received.

Sample output from cesadmintool and including the error:

Micro Focus License Administration

[Nov 14, 2022, 9:00:37 AM] v10000.3.00690

1. Online Authorization.
2. Check License Status.
3. Advanced Configuration Options.
4. Manual License Installation.
5. Uninstall Licenses.
6. Get Machine Id.
7. Commute/Return Licenses.
8. Get License Details.

99. Exit

Enter Option: 4
Install licenses ...
You should have obtained licenses from the Micro Focus activation website
and put them into text file accessible from this computer.

Enter path of file containing new licenses or <Return> to abort: /opt/microfocus/vcinstall/licenses/PS-VC-UNIX-Linux.mflic



 Upgrade of the Visual COBOL compiler.


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