Valid host ID characters for network license files
Some network license files have failed because incorrect characters have been used in the host ID (ethernet address) or host name.
The host ID (ethernet address) is expressed in hexadecimal format. Therefore, the only valid characters are the numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, a, b, c, d, e, f.
In the host name, problems have occurred because of the similarity between
- The number zero (0) and the letter O
- The number one (1) and the uppercase and lowercase "L" and uppercase "I" (depending on font)
- To minimize errors, copy and paste the host ID and host name from the lmtools.exe file.
- Spaces are invalid in the host ID and the host name, and dashes are invalid in the host ID.