The license manager is the network process that manages the Cisco IPICS licenses.
The license manager checks for new licenses every 24 hours. For a new license file to take effect immediately, you must restart the license manager.
Checking the Status of the License Manager
To check the status of the license manager from the Cisco IPICS Administration Console, navigate to the Serviceability > Diagnostics window and view the Diagnostic Summary area. Navigate to the Cisco IPICS Tomcat Web Server Status area in this pane to view the license manager status.
Tip: Any field that includes the words lmgrd contains information about the license manager.
To manually check the status of the license manager, perform the following procedure:
Step 1 Log in to the Cisco IPICS server by using the root user ID.
Step 2 To check the status of the license manager, enter the following command:
[root]# service ipics_lm status
If the license manager is running, the server displays a message that is similar to the following example:
ipics_lm is running (PID 20859).
If the license manager is not running, the server displays a message that is similar to the following example: