If you have previously purchased a license, you can generate the required license file in your Xilinx licensing account. The Vitis AI pruner finds the license using an environment variable called XILINXD_LICENSE_FILE. There are two types of license:
- Floating license
- To install, specify the path in the
port@hostnameformat. For example,
Further details related to license server installation and usage can be found in the Xilinx Licensing Solution Center.
Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing (UG973), while intended for Vivado installations, provides additional detailed instructions that are also relevant for installation of the Vitis AI Optimizer license.
- Node-locked License
- To install, specify a particular license file or directory where all the
.lic files are located.
To specify a particular file:
To specify a directory:
If you have multiple licenses, specify them at the same time separated by a colon:
A node-locked license can also be installed by copying it to $HOME/.Xilinx directory.