Network license server administration

When the Network license server (also named RLM License server) is running, it can be configured using the Reprise License Server Administration web interface.   

The web interface

  1. (If the network license server is not running) In the Start menu, click the License Server shortcut (on Windows Vista or higher: right-click > Run as administrator).
    A console window opens.

  2. Start a web browser.
  3. Go to http://localhost:5054. The Reprise License Server Administration web interface opens.


  • Do not use the Activate License button!

  • To get an overview of all options, click the RLM Manual... button on the left or go to the RLM License Administration Manual.


Start the server automatically

The network license server can be started automatically when booting the license server computer.



  • On Windows Vista or higher, the network license server must be started with administrator rights. Otherwise the service installation will fail.
    See Start the Network license server.

  • The procedure below is for servers on Windows platform only. To automatically start a network license server on a Linux platform,
    see the RLM License Administration Manual.

  1. Click the Manage Windows Service button on the left. The Manage Windows Service for RLM license server page opens.


  2. Click the Apply button.

The service is now installed but not started because the server is already running.

The next time the server computer will be booted, the service will start the network license server automatically. 

Check the license and server status

You can check the status of all network licenses and of the server.
  1. Click the Status button on the left. The page Status for "rlm" on [LicenseServer] (port 5053) opens.


  2. Click the bricsys button in the Server Status column of the ISV Servers table to view the status of the Bricsys Network license.


Reread the license / Restart the server

After activating a Network license while the server was running, you have to reread the license / restart the server.

  1. Click the Reread/Restart Servers button on the left. The Reread/Restart Servers page opens.


  2. Click the Reread/Restart Servers button. The server restarts and rereads the Network license. 

Related topics

Configure the proxy settings

Windows network license server setup

Linux network license server setup

Use a Network license


Bricsys Knowledge Base

RLM License Administration Manual


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