Uninstalling the Network License Manager
Note: This Technical Bulletin does not apply to the SmartCAM Network License Manager package introduced with SmartCAM v17.x. This is for a different product that was available up through the release of SmartCAM v11.5.
Note: This information is intended for system administrators and IT Support, who wish to remove NLM from a server completely. If you are not familiar with your network configuration, file management tools, and working with Windows Registry information you should not proceed.
NLM does not come with its own uninstall utility. You must manually remove files from the server and client computers to return to normal node-locked licensing.
NOTE: Switching from NLM to node-locked licensing will require new license keys. They can be obtained here:
Step 1: Log on to your License Manager Server as Administrator or equivalent.
Step 2: Shutdown the Elan Network License Manager service on your license server. This can be done with the SmartCAM ElanLM utility found in your Window's Control Panel. Hit the "Stop" button in this utility to shutdown the service.
Step 3: Remove the
Step 4: Remove the
Step 5: Remove the
Step 6: Using your Windows Registry Editor (commonly
The "SmartCAM_ElanLM" key found in:
Step 7: On your Clients, remove the
Step 8: Remove the
Step 9: Restart your computer and reinstall one of your applications (Freeform, Production Turning, etc) to reinstall the node-locked Elan License Manager. You should choose "Typical" or "Custom Install." This will only take a short time as only a few files will need to be updated during the install.
Step 10: Relicense your products with the License Administrator utility with normal node-locked license keys.
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