Once a license manager daemon is configured and starting properly by following the instructions How do I install and configure a Maple license server?, it can be configured to occur automatically on startup.
On Ubuntu, this can be done by creating a systemd unit file. For example, a service to start a grid license server could be created with a unit file called
created in the
directory. This file could contain the following (adjusted for the appropriate paths)
Description=Grid Toolbox License Manager Startup Service
ExecStart=/home/bob/MapleNetworkTools/FLEXlm/220.127.116.11/lmgrd "–c /home/bob/MapleNetworkTools/activate/Grid2020.lic -l /home/bob/MapleNetworkTools/FLEXlm/18.104.22.168/Gridlog.txt &"
After saving the unit file, reload systemd with
Then the service start can be attempted with
systemctl start grid-start
and confirmed successful with
systemctl status grid-start
Once confirmed, the service could be enabled on startup with
systemctl enable grid-start