Subject Re: [ib-support] V4.2 on Win2000 - License file corrupted or missing
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
""David Montgomery"" <montgomery@...> wrote in message
> Hi,
> Recently our server is giving us an error message occaisionally "Maximum
> User Count Exceeded" (which shouldn't be happening). I went to use the
> license manager to check on the problem, and I receive the error message
> "License file is corrupted or missing".
> The file is there: "iblicen.dat". It is readable in notepad, and *seems*
> have correct information in the file.

Since the registry keywords location changed after IB4.2, you should use the
license manager that matches IB4.2.
Go to and grab filemon for NT/W2K, then put a filter
to avoid having thousands of output lines and start the licensing tool. At
least you will be able to see where the file is being searched and if it's

Claudio Valderrama C. - -
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