License Server Help

Windows service failed to start


License server failed to start or stopped right after start when license server is launched as Windows service


Make sure that the software is allowed to read/write from/to:

  • <license server user's home directory>\.jb-license-server sub-directory in user directory.

  • <license_server_home> directory.

  • C:\ProgramData\JetBrains\LicenseService directory on the machine with the license server is installed where C:\ProgramData is a path to an application data directory.

In case of MSI distribution software is running by the service user `JetBrainsLS`.

Last modified: 3 December 2018