Sentinel RMS License Manager cannot function properly if machine name contains all numeric characters.

  • The Sentinel RMS License Manager cannot function properly if machine name contains all numeric characters.
  • In case of Microsoft Windows Operating System, the Sentinel RMS License Manager is installed successfully and Sentinel RMS License Manager service also runs fine. However, if the port number details are checked through netstat –ano, it is observed that UDP port 5093 and does not mention RMS License Manager Process ID.
  • For Linux OS, running lserv from terminal does not start Sentinel License Manager.
  • When machine name contains only numeric characters(ex:1234), this behaviour is seen as Sentinel RMS License Manager uses C API “gethostbyname()” which cannot pass only numeric characters as host name.
  • It is recommended to use alpha-numeric machine name.