In this scenario, we want an Autodesk product that runs on the Mac to use the LM_PROJECT environment variable. The LM_PROJECT environment variable is allotting a group of licenses for a group called: AUS.
If you are a Maya user, it is pretty easy to add an environment variable in Maya. It is a matter adding it into a maya.env file and this workflow works in Windows, Mac or Linux. What makes this story interesting is that we added a licensing environment variable (LM_PROJECT) to the maya.env.
Adding an Environment Variable for Maya on Mac [Screencast video]
Thanks to Matt Haugen for contributing & confirming the workflow for Mac OS 10.10 [Yosemite].
1. Create a plist file in /Library/LaunchAgents.i.e. autodesk.environment.plist. 2. The contents of the plist should be similar to the following. The only variable that would change would be international to be whatever project you want to set.
First of all, most users have Microsoft Word 2010 and AutoCAD 2015 installed on their computer and we have not had any reports of the following issue when launching a non Autodesk product and getting this progress window to come up...
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