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The information on this page refers to License Statistics v6.0 6 or newer, which introduced changes to the configuration file. the License Statistics Manager, a tool that replaces direct editing of the xflicstat.cfg configuration file for Windows installations. This version also changed the location of the xflicstat.cfg file. If you are running an older version of License Statistics, see documentation for versions prior to v6.6.. 


Warning

Due to changes introduced with License Statistics v6.0, when updating from v5.x to v6.x, you cannot use your old configuration settings in the new configuration file. You must edit the configuration file delivered with v6.0 x with your settings as needed.

Before running License Statistics, you must should review and edit the configuration file, xflicstat.cfg, located in the License Statistics directory (by default, C:\Program Files\X-Formation\License Statistics).For Windows, the configuration file opens automatically settings for your specific needs.

Configuration settings include details about the following:

For Windows:

You can review and edit configuration settings using the License Statistics Manager, which automatically opens upon completion of the License Statistics installation.

Replace the existing information in the configuration file with your site-specific information as needed. When upgrading License Statistics, please use the content from the backup configuration file. The configuration file includes instructions that describe each setting in the file. Settings include details about the following:

These settings are saved to a configuration file that should not be edited directly, unless you are instructed to do so by X-Formation support. If you are upgrading from a version prior to License Statistics v6.6 to License Statistics v6.6 or newer, you can optionally use the License Statistics Manager to import the settings from your backed up xflicstat.cfg configuration file.  

After you have configured License Statistics, you are ready to start run it as a service on Windows (seeas described in Starting and stopping License Statistics on Windows) or License Statistics on WindowsIf License Statistics was already running when you made changes to the configuration file, you must restart License Statistics for any changes to the configuration file to take effect.

See Using the License Statistics Manager (Windows installations) for complete information about using this tool, including instructions for importing content from an existing configuration file when upgrading License Statistics.

For Linux:

You can review and edit configuration settings in the xflicstat.cfg file, located in the License Statistics installation directoryWhen upgrading License Statistics on Linux, we recommend copying the settings from the old configuration file into the new one.

After you have configured License Statistics, you are ready to run it as a daemon on Linux (see Starting and stopping License Statistics on Linux). If License Statistics was already running when you made changes to the configuration file, you must restart License Statistics for any changes to the configuration file to take effect.
See the following sections for considerations when configuring License Statistics.