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License file variable search order

Question asked by swprimr0 on Feb 28, 2016

There is documentation for ArcGIS 9 which states applications will search for a valid license manager in the following order:


1. ARCGIS_LICENSE_FILE (environment variable)

2. LM_LICENSE_FILE (environment variable)

3. LICENSE_SERVER (registry entry)


Does this order of precedence still apply to version 10.3.1. I have tested and it seems that this order is still valid. However I have users that are convinced that the setting in ArcGIS Administrator (LICENSE_SERVER) takes precedence over any other settings.