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All NX Users Required to Utilize New Server by May 14
To enable the latest version of NX -- which is version 8 and complies with Siemens' new license file format -- as of Monday, May 14, 2012, all users must utilize the new server named licsrvr8.arc.rpi.edu in order to continue using any version of NX. The actual NX license server licsrvr5.arc.rpi.edu will be shut down at the end of the day on Friday, May 18, 2012.
Windows 7 users
Two steps are necessary to continue using any version of NX on Windows 7 machines.
Step 1 -- Change the System Environment variable
There are two ways in which to do this; please choose only one of the methods given below.
Another way for accomplishing the change is by downloading the updated variables. To do this:
Step Two -- Add and/or Delete Bundles
After the system is restarted and you are logged in:
Please note that, depending on the state of your system, ACD (without any number) may be displayed under the Available bundle(s) pane. If this happens, highlight the option and click <<Remove. This will enable you to add the two needed bundles, ACD30 and ACD31. Also note that the tool will not permit you to add more than these two bundles!
Two steps are also necessary to continue using any version of NX on Macintosh computers.
Step 1 -- Change the System Environment Variable
There are several ways to accomplish this. One way is given below.
Step 2 -- Add or Remove Bundle
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this change, please contact Mohammed Benghanem, of Academic & Research Computing, via e-mail or by calling 2606.
Last modified: May 4, 2012
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