Skip to main content

Questions tagged [licensing]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
0 answers
69 views

In Wolfram network license how to see the list of current users?

My company has recently purchased a Wolfram network license. I intend to develop packages for the team. However, a limited number of concurrent users are allowed over the network. How do I see a list ...
user13892's user avatar
  • 9,443
2 votes
0 answers
115 views

How to set up the Gurobi optimizer?

How do I set up Mathematica to use the commercial Gurobi optimizer? Mathematica should be able to use it, as the Method -> "Gurobi" option exists for ...
István Zachar's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
144 views

MOSEK license error

I am trying to solve a linear optimization problem and thought that I'll use MOSEK to see if theres any speed improvement. So I obtained a MOSEK academic license, and saved the .lic file at /Users/...
Dotman's user avatar
  • 456
1 vote
0 answers
81 views

Licenses are not properly returned to the license server

I've encountered the problem that sometimes network licenses that are managed by a MathLM server are not properly returned to the license server. Even though the Mathematica kernel that requested them ...
arnd's user avatar
  • 715
1 vote
0 answers
54 views

MathKernel launches only from /usr/local/Wolfram/MathLM

If go in the folder /usr/local/Wolfram/MathLM I can launch MathKernel no problem. If I go anywhere else it complains it has not license. In the folder ...
Rho Phi's user avatar
  • 1,420
1 vote
1 answer
274 views

Activation problem: "Unable to connect to the internet"

I am trying to install Math 13.2 on a Mac running Mojave. I have access to Mathematica through my institution and in the past have been able to "activate" the app by simply entering my ...
edgeloss's user avatar
  • 311
2 votes
0 answers
63 views

Activation required on each restart

Mathematica has suddenly begun to ask for the registration key on each restart. I was able to generate a new key already 3 or 4 times, but needed to go through customer service for the latter ...
mcs's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
0 answers
107 views

Is Starting wolfram-workbench when Mathematica already running not allowed?

There is similar error reported in this question wolfram-workbench-doesnt-launch-mathematica I am getting same problem. If I add another comment there, it will not be seen. So I am posting this here ...
Nasser's user avatar
  • 145k
0 votes
0 answers
347 views

What's the difference between "Mathematica Home Edition" and "Mathematica Personal Use"?

I purchased a Home Edition of Mathematica, which I understand is only available for personal use. But when I try to download it, I get two different options for the "Home Edition" and "...
tparker's user avatar
  • 1,856
1 vote
0 answers
52 views

How to automatically read the mathpass license file in a selected time interval [closed]

I use Mathematica both at home and at work. For this, I have a Home User License, and I adapted the mathpass file, by adding my work's license server on a line before my home license in that file. So ...
freddieknets's user avatar
  • 1,085
6 votes
0 answers
133 views

How to Compile an Open-Source Java Project which depends on the Wolfram Engine for Developers?

Background: I have a license-related compile-cycle question. I developed a rather large Java project that partially uses the Wolfram Engine (for Developers) to perform certain computations. The ...
Highchiller's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
649 views

How to check the process limit on the license of mathematica?

My current calculation need to launch multiple mma kernels in our institute's cluster. However, if I launch too much tasks, there will be an error massage as following "The $-process limit on the ...
Rui Yu's user avatar
  • 63
1 vote
1 answer
252 views

Wolfram script does not work due to memory shortage and/or "license error" (FacialFeatures function)

I am trying to run a wolfram script on my windows cmd prompt. The script (available here) uses the function Facial Features of Mathematica. It is important to highlight that I need to process this ...
HugoRD's user avatar
  • 17
1 vote
1 answer
932 views

Home user perpetual licence [closed]

I upgraded to 12.2 about 6 weeks ago. Since I'm a very casual user I just want the license, no support. I've gotten used, over the years, to avoiding all of the options that get offered. It seems as ...
Paul Floyd's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
497 views

Check if the license is available otherwise quit

Suppose I launch many parallel Mathematica scripts with a command like #!/bin/bash math -run '<<MyScript.m someparameters' My license has a limited number of ...
MannyC's user avatar
  • 810
4 votes
1 answer
1k views

WolframScript fails to activate

When I try to run wolframscript for the first time, here is what happens ...
Cydouzo's user avatar
  • 141
1 vote
0 answers
472 views

Wolfram Engine for Developers activation/licensing issues

After getting my account I successfully installed the Windows version on Windows 10 and the linux version on Kubuntu 20.04 on a multiboot laptop. However when I tried to install the linux version on ...
Nailik Mooc's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
186 views

Prefer personal license over network license

I have activated Mathematica with a personal license and a network license. The idea for this is that I want to be able to use as many kernels as possible from my machine if I need them. My goal is ...
A.Z.'s user avatar
  • 580
3 votes
1 answer
205 views

Will an Ubuntu distro in place upgrade disrupt my Mathematica installation?

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu based distribution to the latest distro but I am unsure of the effect on the licencing on my machine. Will upgrading my distribution require me to call Wolfram Support to ...
jman's user avatar
  • 145
8 votes
1 answer
4k views

What is the difference between the Mathematica Licences/Subscriptions

On the Mathematica Store, there are plenty of different licences: Can somebody maybe tell me: What is the difference for between the three Mathematica | Desktop licences? In the comparison by ...
Maximilian Janisch's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
212 views

Can I distribute Wolfram.NETLink.dll with an open-source project?

I am developing an open-source suite of Windows Workflow Foundation activities for the Wolfram Language to use with UiPath, a Windows automation platform. I built it using the Wolfram.NETLink library. ...
Joe Iaquinto's user avatar
18 votes
3 answers
8k views

The Wolfram Kernel must be activated for WolframScript to use it

I'm using the free Wolfram Engine for developers, but somehow I cannot activate it. ...
nalzok's user avatar
  • 279
7 votes
0 answers
223 views

Licensing limitations for things produced using Mathematica? [closed]

Mathematica is a proprietary software produced by Wolfram Research. Does its status as a proprietary software affect how I can distribute, commercialize, or license the things I have produced using ...
Flux's user avatar
  • 366
8 votes
0 answers
237 views

Is anything missing from Wolfram Development Platform?

I wanted a license for Mathematica that allows commercial use (as a single user). After doing an awful lot of reading at the Wolfram website, I decided to purchase the Developer license for Wolfram ...
Andrew Norton's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
69 views

Number of processes in text (batch) mode

I have tex mode access to server with Mathematica the math sesion parameters are: ...
Olaf's user avatar
  • 41
1 vote
0 answers
124 views

How does one configure a failover license server in Mathematica?

Suppose that I have two different license servers, and I would like Mathematica to attempt to authenticate with server A (say, at lm01.institution.edu) first, and if that one doesn't have any licenses ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
228 views

What is the difference between controlling and computational kernels?

I have just dowloaded Mma 11.3 with a trial licence. In the download page you can see: That I can use 2 controlling kernels and 4 computing kernels. What is the difference between controlling and ...
mattiav27's user avatar
  • 6,747
9 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to activate Mathematica through remote license server from command line?

I am trying to activate Mathematica from the command line (I am logged remotely) by connecting to a remote network license server, but no success so far. I run the command ...
Carlos H. Mendoza-Cardenas's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
570 views

Would one be able to transfer a home edition to a replacement machine/laptop?

I presently have Version 10.0.1.0 installed on my home MacBookAir, and am considering updating. The laptop is more than four years old, and I am a little concerned that I may, at some point, need a ...
Paul B. Slater's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
96 views

Convert CDF Player Pro back into CDF Player

I have CDF Player Pro in my computer but for testing Enterprise Mathematica signed CDF files I would like to convert my CDF Player Pro back to CDF Player. I assume that mathpass and playerpass files ...
Ariel Sepulveda's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
71 views

Question on Global System variables

What are the maximum values for $MaxLicenseProcesses and $MaxLicenseSubprocesses? Can they be infinite or are there specific ...
MathGuru91's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
98 views

Is there a mechanism to know whether the user is actually using Mathematica or has just left it running idle?

The monitorLM below shows the user logged in as sagar has been running the Mathematica for 13days. I don't understand whether Mathematica is actually in use by this ...
MADHU T's user avatar
  • 49
10 votes
3 answers
3k views

Which processor and graphics card to use for my Mathematica license

Does my Mathematica license support processors with 8 cores? I have to choose between one of the following processors: Intel® Xeon® E5-1630 v4 Prozessor (4 cores, 3,7 GHz, 4,0 GHz Turbo) Intel® ...
mrz's user avatar
  • 11.7k
4 votes
0 answers
220 views

What is the source of Mathematica's maps? How do I cite them?

I used GeoListPlot to generate a beautiful map and included it in a paper I submitted to a journal. I cited the link http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/ in my paper ...
tuerqier's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
426 views

How to change registered name, organization and activation key?

I have uninstalled mathematica and installed the version provided by my university. However, when I open the software I cannot get rid of the old parameters (license, organization and registered name)....
Andrea G's user avatar
  • 759
1 vote
0 answers
308 views

Mathematica for professional use [closed]

I would like to buy Mathematica for professional use (and I guess I am the only one who would be using that as of now). I deal mainly with math, physics, imaging and optics calculations. I have been ...
opto abhi's user avatar
  • 121
10 votes
2 answers
6k views

What happens to my student version when I drop out of university?

I will soon drop out of university. However, I will try to keep me busy with some research topics. For that I'll need a mathematica licence running on a single machine. I can currently buy a ...
image357's user avatar
  • 517
2 votes
0 answers
324 views

Can't reactivate Mathematica after reinstalling my system from scratch [closed]

Earlier today I screwed up something, and was forced to reinstall my system (Arch Linux) from scratch. Everything went smoothly, except for one thing: I can't reactivate my Mathematica license. I was ...
isekaijin's user avatar
  • 143
10 votes
2 answers
3k views

How many cores can I use with my license?

From what I have been told, Mathematica licenses come with a limited number of cores it can run on in parallel. I have 24 cores on my machine and when I do ...
Remi.b's user avatar
  • 1,145
5 votes
0 answers
168 views

Constraints on implementing the Wolfram language? [closed]

A long time ago (1991) Wolfram got upset when someone tried to implement Mathematica. Now there is the Wolfram Language. Are there any constraints (for example, legal constraints) on implementing ...
Mark S.'s user avatar
  • 290
1 vote
0 answers
157 views

Reinstalling Mathematica pro on the SAME computer [closed]

I am currently wiping my ENTIRE hardrive and reinstalling Windows on my (currently very slow) laptop. However, I don't want to lose my expensive version of Mathematica, and it looks like Wolfram is ...
Zack's user avatar
  • 11
3 votes
1 answer
76 views

License issue when USB-LAN stick is connected. [closed]

I have mathematica installed on my laptop which only have a wifi card. When I connect a USB-LAN adapter, even if it is not connected to the LAN socket, mathematica complains that the license is ...
Yotam's user avatar
  • 157
7 votes
0 answers
143 views

What does $LicenseType return on various Wolfram Language desktop evaluation platforms

Referring to my question about discriminating between various variants of Mathematica, Wolfram Player etc. I was wondering what the values of $LicenseType and ...
Albert Retey's user avatar
  • 23.6k
2 votes
0 answers
202 views

Can one license be used on a dual-boot machine? [duplicate]

I am considering buying a new machine with two hard disks, and my plan is to have it dual boot, with Windows 10 in one disk, and Ubuntu in the other. If I buy a single license for Mathematica, can I ...
Jokeur's user avatar
  • 59
5 votes
0 answers
90 views

How can I know if license of new version is added to the server

When a new Mathematica version is released (e.g 10.1,10.2,...) the server in my organization does not immediately update the license to the new version. Previously, I had to contact the admin from ...
Basheer Algohi's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
730 views

Unexpired Activation Key for 10.3.1 suddenly stops working [closed]

Today my unexpired Activation Key for Mathematica 10.3.1 suddenly stopped working When I opened Mathematica, I got a "Wolfram Product Activation" pop-up asking for the key. When I typed it in, I was ...
murray's user avatar
  • 11.9k
2 votes
0 answers
166 views

How to deal with MathLinkException in webMathematica

I'm using webMathematica, my license supports a maximum of two kernels running at the same time. Sometime an error occurs, I've seen three at least (from webMathematica.log): ...
flagg19's user avatar
  • 211
2 votes
0 answers
281 views

License not released after kernel is stopped for KernelTimeLimit reached? [closed]

Using webMathematica, doing massive tests of our functions (each call can take from 0 to 15 seconds). After a while we started getting lots of 403 Forbidden errors. webMathematica.log: ...
flagg19's user avatar
  • 211
7 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can't run Mathematica on Raspberry Pi under php

Since Mathematica is contained in Raspberry Pi 2, I can do the following in the terminal: echo "2+2" | /usr/local/bin/math -batchinput -batchoutput It outputs <...
van abel's user avatar
  • 1,235
15 votes
2 answers
965 views

How do you handle upgrade frequency now that minor releases come so quickly?

Does anyone understand the Mathematica upgrade treadmill these days? With the minor releases (10.2, 10.3) coming out fairly ...
sblom's user avatar
  • 6,463