IP Cores

Getting your HOST ID info for node locked FLEXlm licensing

Methods for finding the HOST ID*


              OS: Windows
Command: ipconfig /all
 Comment: The hostid is returned as the 12 digit hex ‘Physical Address’. Remove the hyphens, ‘-’, before entering it.


              OS: Linux
Command: /sbin/ifconfig eth0
 Comment: Returns a 12 digit hex ‘HWaddr’. Remove the colons.  Only eth0 can be used to obtain the host ID.


             OS: Solaris
Command: /usr/bin/hostid
 Comment: Returns the 8 digit hex host ID.

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