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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Revit 2010 error 17 license status troubleshooting [Patches]

Published date: 2009-Sep-24
ID: TS13922551

Applies to:
Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2010
Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2010
Autodesk® Revit® Structure 2010

Issue

After launching Revit 2010 products a license error occurs and the Product and License Information displays an error 17 status.

Solution

The following process should help isolate or resolve this behavior:

  1. Rename the CascadeInfo.cas file
    • Navigate to the following folder:
    Windows XP > C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\Adlm
    Windows Vista > C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Adlm
    • Rename the CascadeInfo.cas file to CascadeInfo.cas-backup

  2. Verify the ProductInformation.pit file is present
    • Navigate to the following folder:
    Windows XP > C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\Adlm
    Windows Vista > C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Adlm
    • Ensure the ProductInformation.pit file is present in the folder.

    After the steps above are complete restart the workstation and launch Revit. If the workstation cannot obtain a license move onto the steps below:

  3. Delete the Revit licpath.lic file.
    • File is located > C:\Program Files\Revit Product\Program\Licpath.lic. Substitute Revit Product with the specific Revit folder name.
    • This file can be restored from the Recycle Bin after testing if needed.

  4. Create an environmental variable for FLEXLM_TIMEOUT.
    Error: A valid license could not be obtained by the network license manager

    After the steps above are complete restart the workstation and launch Revit. If the workstation cannot obtain a license move onto the step below:

  5. Clean Uninstall \ Reinstall of Revit 2010
    Clean uninstall of Revit 2010 products

Restart the workstation and launch Revit. If the workstation still cannot obtain a license please collect the following files and log a support request through Subscription Center or contact your reseller:

• 3 latest Revit journal files from workstation: Location of journal files
• Copy of license file.
REVIT2010ENUAdlm.log from the following folder:
Windows XP > C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\Adlm
Windows Vista > C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Adlm


Source:Autodesk - Autodesk Revit Architecture Services & Support - Revit 2010 error 17 license status troubleshooting

1 comments:

Anonymous,  October 23, 2009 at 1:42 PM  

It works!! First time somebody posted the location of the ADLM for Vista computers as well.

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