Questions about Mathematica licenses, license restrictions, password files, network license servers, license costs etc.

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How often does Mathematica contact its license server?

I know that Mathematica checks the validity of its license every time the program is launched. Say, however, that I have a valid license (which I do) and that I am running some code which takes a ...
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Is Mathematica v10 on the Raspberry Pi licensed for classroom use? [closed]

Now that I have v10 running on my Raspberry Pi, I'm interested in what "personal and educational use" means. As a Home user, I fully understand "personal"... but does "educational" mean that I'm free ...
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Mathematica Parellelization on HPC

I'm currently using Mathematica on a High Performance Cluster (HPC) which consists of many compute nodes each with around 16 cores. I currently run my Mathematica script on 20 of the nodes that ...
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What are Controlling and Computing Processes?

My wolfram user portal claims that I have 2 controlling processes and 8 computing processes. Mousing over the question mark gives me some information, but I still don't fully understand what this ...
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How to access Mathematica license server (being outside of the local network)

This is no Mathematica-language specific question but rather a network problem, so if this is the wrong place to ask, I apologize. I am running Mathematica on Windows 7, the license manager ...
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What leads to Mathlink connection lost when running

My C program called Mathematica several times during the execution. However, after 4 or 5 times Mathematica stopped and then I got this message. /home/sec/.Mathematica/Licensing/mathpass:3: The ...
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Command to get License Management Monitor info

Using Netlink, when we have more users than Mathematica licenses (used in a pool), we get messages such as: Error code: 11. Connected MathLink program has closed the link, but there might still be ...
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Home edition: Updates and installing it on a new computer

I cannot find any info concerning the Home Edition on the eligibility to receive updates (so e.g. from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1) to install it on a more than one computer or on a new computer (I am planning ...
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Server running WolframLightWeightGrid manager loses licensing information

"Once more into the breach..," I have 2 identical Xserves running OS X Server 10.6.8 each with 2 quad core Intel Xenon processors a total of 16 kernels. I have configured both servers identically ...
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MathKernel and MathLM interaction

If one restarts MathLM on a Linux server, will that restart mathkernel as well? In other words, will restarting MathLM affect the current jobs running that use MathKernels? Thanks.
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Same Mathematica 9.1 Student License on both Ubuntu and Windows 7 [closed]

Is it possible to install Mathematica 9.1 on both Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium on the same machine. I want to be able to use Mathematica on Ubuntu since I wrote some numerical codes ...
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How to transfer my Mathematica Student licence from Linux to windows [closed]

I would like to ask if it is possible to transfer my windows licence to linux. I have already filled out system transfer form, but in the list of downloadable software I can see only windows version. ...
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mathematica 9.0 starts with 2 kernels that take up 2 licenses [duplicate]

Mathematica 9 starts automatically with 2 MathKernels which in itself is ok but they also count as 2 licenses and that is definitely not OK. It halves our available concurrent network licenses. Is ...
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Licence and number of controlling kernels

I'm trying to understand the differences between controlling kernels and subkernels. I created 3 local kernels (kernel configuration options > add), each using a maximum of 8 local subkernels. ...