|Installing and Using MATLAB on Mac OS X|
Starting the License Manager at Startup
There is a folder,
$MATLAB/etc that automatically starts the License Manager when you start your machine. By installing and configuring this folder, you will not have to manually start the License Manager prior to starting MATLAB.
Installing the Script
You must be an Administrator to install this startup folder:
StartupItems, if it does not already exist.
$MATLAB/etc/MATLABLmgrfolder into the
/Library/StartupItems/MATLABLmgr/MATLABLmgrwith a text editor.
|>MATLAB<|to be the location where MATLAB is installed (as a POSIX file specifier, such as
|>ME<|to be the user name under which the License Manager daemon will be started. For example, use your own
userid. To determine your
userid, open the
Terminalapplication and type
whoamiat the Terminal prompt. For security reasons, the
useridmust not be
MATLABLmgrfile with your changes. If your text editor gives you the option to choose line ending styles (Macintosh versus UNIX), be sure to choose UNIX line endings.
During bootup, the message
Starting MATLAB License Manager should appear on the screen.
|The Options File||Starting MATLAB|