|15 Sep 2023
|15 Sep 2023
This guide is intended to get you up and running with this tool quickly with the most common settings. For a thorough review of all options, refer to the official documentation.
Access to the Arm user-based licensing portal with the account that the licenses were assigned to. This is likely to be an assigned license administrator rather than the end-user.
View Details of the product of interest, and then navigate to
Cloud Server >
Generate Activation Code.
This code can be shared with the end-user to activate .
Once activated, the user information will be visible on the licensing portal dashboard along side the activation code.
On the end-user machine, open a command prompt, and navigate to the
bin directory of any UBL enabled product.
Use the following command with your assigned activation code.
armlm activate --code xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx
The license can also be activated in the various Arm tool IDEs.
Arm Development Studio
Arm License Manager >
Manage Arm User-Based Licenses.
Activate with >
Activation Code, and enter your product activation code. Click
To confirm you have checked-out a license, enter the command:
Your license is cached on your local machine, and is valid for 7 days.
There will be an automatic attempt to refresh this timer on the first usage of a UBL enabled tool in a day. If it fails to communicate to the server (see Network requirements for user-based licensing for the most common reasons) the tools can still be used provided there is still time on the locally cached license.
To manually refresh the cached license, you can deactivate and reactivate your license (assuming above network requirements are fulfilled):
armlm deactivate --code xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx
armlm reactivate --code xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx
Verify that you have refreshed successfully with:
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