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Users taking 2 licenses per connection

(Last modified: 11Jul2003)

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Novell NetWare 6.0

Novell Small Business Suite 6.0

Novell NetWare 6.0 Support Pack 2

Novell NetWare 6.0 Support Pack 3


New user accounts can't login

Users can't map drives

Users consume 2 licenses when logging in

Users consume multiple licenses

Users taking 2 licenses per connection

Users taking up more than one licensed connection

Every user connection takes two licenses

IManager shows correct amount of licenses installed

IManager displays double the amount of licenses actually in use

Users cannot log in because license count has been exceeded

High utilization on the server


Applied Support Pack 2

Applied Support Pack 3


Problem with the Support Pack 2 version of NLSLSP.NLM.


Backrev NLSLSP.NLM to the previous version.  The previous version is found on the NetWare 6 install CD (it was not updated in Support Pack 1).  Copy NLSLSP.NLM from the CD path SYS\SYSTEM\NLSLSP.NLM to the server path SYS:SYSTEM\NLSLSP.NLM.  Unload NLSLSP at the server console, and after about 10 seconds it will reload itself.  Once it reloads, you should see most of the duplicate license assignments go away.  Those that remain, clear them with NWADMN32, or iManage.


A fix has been released in nls502ft.exe and nls603ft.exe. This contains updates for NW 5.1 and NW 6, and also fixes problems on both platforms with Academic licenses ( ALA ).


Although the readme in the NLS502FT.EXE patch specifically mentions NW 5.1sp5 and NW 6 sp2, this same issue has been seen after applying sp3


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  • Document ID:
  • 10073805
  • Solution ID: NOVL81731
  • Creation Date: 23Aug2002
  • Modified Date: 11Jul2003
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