RLM Issues Affecting License Administrators and Users

Software License Management Issues Resolved

We are constantly striving to improve RLM to make sure license administrators and users do not face any issues. Here is a complete list and details regarding all the issues that have been resolved from version 8.0 to present.
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P453 - rlm crash when editing license/options files
P452 - UPGRADE processing failure
P444 - rlm web server memory leak
P441 - multi-character usernames can't be removed from named user licenses
P440 - ISV server crash with no HOST line
P439 - server crashes on windows 10 with rlm_init_disconn()
P438 - server crashes on windows 10
P437 - actpro_url doesn't work in settings file
P436 - pre v12.0 clients fail with v12.0 server
P435 - HP/UX 64-bit server issues
P422 - web interface timeout issues
P421 - rlm password file errors
P411 - Can't eject USB device while RLM running
P410 - rlm web interface inconsistency.
P404 - rlm binds port 5053 incorrectly
P393 - licenses roamed from a broadcast server can't be checked in
P389 - rlm_enable_server_vm licenses appear in status (they shouldn't) on non-VM servers.
P388 - The Qualsys Guard security vulnerability scanner crashes rlm on Windows
P383 - rlm web interface loses filter values
P381 - login problems with multiple rlm sessions
P372 - RLM web interface password file security issue
P371 - windows servers lose information about roamed licenses.
P353 - 2 ISV servers with the same port # cause rlm to crash
P350 - A valid disk serial number is sometimes ignored
P348 - Duplicated licenses cause internal double-free
P347 - "virtual floppy" disk models trigger false VM detect
P345 - login errors (32-bit Linux)
P344 - multiple dongles sometimes missing (Windows)
P342 - quoted strings in counted licenses - checksum errors
P341 - rlm looks in the wrong directory for password file
P340 - rlm crash after warning
P339 - rlm_products() doesn't handle NL, Uncounted licenses
P338 - ISV server hang
P337 - rlm web interface memory leaks
P335 - server errors with disconnected clients
P334 - On windows, "ISV <isv> <isv>" will not find server
P333 - On Windows, a space in DEBUGLOG path causes crash
P329 - extra roaming licenses checked out on server
P327 - extra checkouts with auto heartbeats when disconnect
P324 - Linux system in GMT+0 is not recognized in correct TZ
P323 - too many license filenames crashes RLM
P322 - TIMEOUTALL option not always effective
P321 - appending to debug log causes service install failure
P320 - broadcast only works for first operation.
P314 - roam checkout requests sometimes incorrectly denied
P310 - "random" server crashes
P309 - ISV debug log w/append doesn't appear in diags
P308 - Roaming a license with '/' in the product name fails
P306 - Server instability with token-based licenses
P304 - status command sometimes fails to show last pool
P303 - license transfer doesn't work for some ISV settings
P302 - Linux client can leak file descriptors
P301 - The -x rlmdown option doesn't restrict web interface
P300 - Rehostable licenses become invalid on switch to DST
P299 - ISV settings file is sometimes not found
P298 - '@' character in license filename path doesn't work
P297 - server returns wrong expiration date in rlm_products
P294 - Long lines of random characters crash the LF parser
P293 - short disk serial numbers confuse RLM's VM detection.
P290 - hostname wildcard matching in v9.4 does not work
P286 - RLM fails to detect a VMware VM if disk SN too short
P282 - rehostable hostid creation fails
P281 - hostids created for rehostable licenses are bad
P279 - re-activating a rehostable hostid causes problems.
P278 - failed (rehost) activation can leave hostid on system
P277 - server lockfile time never gets updated
P276 - clients take too long to detect server disconnect
P275 - options spec for multiple ISV instances doesn't work
P274 - activation fails when Avast virus scanner present
P273 - username not processed correctly in rlm_set_environ()
P272 - rlm_act_request() with long hostid list corrupts last
P271 - connect to a down linux server gives wrong error
P270 - Roamed, held, minimum_checkout licenses will timeout
P268 - last LICENSE line not recognized
P267 - Windows lock errors with admin users
P265 - rlm incorrectly attempts to open C: as a license file
P264 - rlm crashes using the web interface to view dbg log
P263 - licenses fail to get checked in w/multiple handles
P262 - ISV server startup problems on Windows
P260 - rlmreread notes bad checksum with ISV-defiined hostid
P259 - rlmtests in Windows end-user bundle doesn't work 9.3
P258 - UPGRADES can be applied incorrectly.
P252 - ISV line paths are lower-cased
P251 - Windows: disks with model #s > 32 chars cause crash
P249 - reconnect sometimes consumes too few licenses
P247 - Windows Disk Serial # code generates debug assertions
P245 - Activation Pro warnings and quoting errors
P244 - roamed license report expiration for clock windback
P243 - blank line in options file causes crash on reread
P242 - rlmsign crashes with extra double-quotes
P241 - rlm_skip_isv_down() skips LF with no ISV line
P239 - ISV server matches substrings of usernames in GROUPs
P237 - Activation from the rlm web interface fails
P236 - rlmrefresh writes garbage to license files.
P235 - web interface status causes rlm to crash
P233 - TAP-Win32 Adapter not recognized as undesirable
P230 - reportlog started with rlmswitchr ends
P227 - rlm_log()/rlm_dlog() can crash application.
P226 - ISV Server crashes on Linux when editing options file
P225 - Server can miscount license usage
P224 - disable=TerminalServer also disables Remote Desktop
P223 - invalid "replace" licenses crash server
P222 - nodelocked, uncounted licenses not served correctly
P221 - "-dat" switch does not work on reread
P220 - no hostid in rlc "create license" causes crash
P217 - Shared license which is roamed uses too many licenses
P215 - rlm reports incorrect license files after reread
P214 - quoted strings on ISV line fail on windows
P213 - detached demo failure for ISVs with 'y' in name
P208 - rlm_log()/rlm_dlog() cause nodelock checkouts to fail
P207 - nodelocked licenses do not share correctly
P206 - systems without networking can cause infinite loop
P204 - problems with CaSe of usernames in named user list
P203 - rlm_get_attr_health() fails on detached demo license
P202 - RLM web interface subject to cross-site scripting
P201 - ISV rotate option without report log causes crash
P199 - mixing INCLUDE and INCLUDEALL leads to denials
P197 - rlm reports the same server down many times
P196 - rlmutil fails on Windows with "/" instead of "\"
P194 - Windows installer problems
P193 - RLM server diagnostics causes an infinite loop
P192 - roam with ISV-defined hostids sometimes causes crash
P191 - rlmanon produces an empty output file.
P190 - IP addresses reported by RLM are incorrect.
P189 - Report Log does not get last AUTH record
P188 - RLM_PROJECT environment not processed correctly
P186 - failover licenses can cause server crash
P185 - detached demo creation sometimes fails on Windows
P184 - Roamed compound token-based license failure.
P183 - Options for the rlm web interface sometimes fail
P182 - problems with restrictions on shutdown/reread
P181 - End-user rlm options based on IP addresses fail
P179 - license file parser crashes
P178 - RLM does not always retrieve every IP address
P177 - licenses nodelocked to sn= or string= can't be served
P175 - Failures with usernames containing RLM illegal chars
P174 - license strings with embedded " #" sometimes fail
P173 - reservations for INTERNET ineffective
P172 - Compound token-based licenses do not share correctly.
P171 - rlm crash while writing license file from activation
P169 - rlm overwrites debug log even with "+"

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