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Licensing error 244 occurs when running native applications with COBOL Server 4.0

Licensing error 244 occurs when running native applications with COBOL Server 4.0

Problem:

Running a native COBOL application from a network server with COBOL Server 4.0 works fine the first time. Any subsequent runs fail with the following:

Execution error : file ''
error code: 244, pc=0, call=1, seg=0
244 Licensing initialization error

Resolution:

The Micro Focus development team is looking into this issue, and the workaround in the meantime is to add the following entry in the .mfcfg file:

SETENV MFCES_INIT_LOCATION=\\ServerName\MicroFocusSrv\Bin\ces.ini

where Servername is the name or IP address of the server and MicroFocusSrv is the network share name on the COBOL Server 4.0 installation folder.

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