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Configuring FME Desktop to Use the Floating License

To configure an installation of FME to use a License Manager, follow these steps.

  1. Once FME Desktop is installed on Linux, log in as the same user who installed FME Desktop.
  2. Navigate to Applications > FME Desktop > Utilities > FME Licensing Assistant. The FME Licensing Assistant opens.
  3. On the FME Licensing Assistant, select Connect to a floating license server button.
  4. In the Server Name field, enter the name of the license server. Click Next.
  5. Select the FME Edition from the list and click Activate.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. A floating license is installed to borrow a license.