This topic describes how to set up a named user license for Arm Allinea Studio.

If you have a floating server license, see Set up a floating license for Arm Allinea Studio instead.

Before you begin

  • A named user license, is a single file supplied by Arm. If you do not already have this file, request a valid license.


  1. Create a directory called licenses in the /opt/arm/ directory.
  2. Copy your license file to the /opt/arm/licenses directory.

    • If you want to put the license file in a custom location, or if you are using separate Arm Allinea Studio and Arm Forge licenses, see Change the license file location.
    • Do not edit the contents of the license file because doing so might prevent the license from working.
    • If you have a named user license or an evaluation license, you do not need to install the Arm Licence Server.
  3. If you are using your Arm Allinea Studio license with Arm Forge, and do not have a separate Arm Forge license, point ARM_LICENSE_DIR at /opt/arm/licenses:
    export ARM_LICENSE_DIR=/opt/arm/licenses


    • If you have an existing Arm Forge license, ARM_LICENSE_DIR is already configured, and no further action is required.
    • ALLINEA_LICENSE_DIR is still supported and can be used instead of ARM_LICENSE_DIR.

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