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Intel(R) Composer XE 2013 No License found


Hi, We've bought 2 Xeon xi phis and we want to start trying running some code on them. we are in the process of buying license for the composer environment but until that's done I've installed an evaluation.I wasn't asked for my Serial number, there are no .lic files anywhere in my /opt folder $INTEL_LICENSE_FILE is empty and Whatever I run i get-"error:  trusted storage not enabled:  WARNING: Enable Trusted Storage failed (flexnet error code 2). Trusted Storage based license could not be supported
Error: A license for CCompL could not be obtained (-1,359,2).
Is your license file in the right location and readable?The location of your license file should be specified viathe $INTEL_LICENSE_FILE environment variable.
License file(s) used were (in this order):**  1.  ./*.lic
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What should I do?
By the way, Is there and Actual GUI composer in there or should I get eclipse and use the "eclipse support"?

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Even if you've downloaded the Evaluation copy of Intel(R) Composer XE 2013 a license file needs to be downloaded from your account at: and it will be valid for 30 days ( it means the software will work for 30 days ). >>...Is there and Actual GUI composer in there No. For example, on Windows OSs Intel software development tools always integrated with some version of Visual Studio. >>...or should I get eclipse... Yes and on Linux OSs Intel C++ compiler could be integrated with Eclipse IDE.
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The email response to your initial request for evaluation should not only advise you where to download the compiler, but should have quoted your license token and attached a license file.

It looks like SElinux or WIndows security has interfered with your installation.  Sorry about guessing what you are doing, but you didn't even specify your OS.  If installing the Windows beta test, you might find this discussion useful:

If you read the terms of the beta test, it should have indicated that the forum for released compilers is not approved for beta discussion.

If you are installing the released compiler on linux, I suppose the message means that you haven't set SElinux to permit your installation:

The position is basically the same for any linux with SElinux active.

As Sergey indicated, after registering your serial number on you can have another license file emailed, in case you don't have on-line access to be able to install by serial number.  That method of installation also creates a copy of the license file.

The evaluation may work beyond 30 days but your ability to download updates or submit support requests will be limited.


Thank you both for for your replies.

It is a SUSE Linux, I didn't think this was a technical problem, only a procedural one so I haven't stated many details.

I've taken my .lic file and put it in "/opt/intel/composerxe/bin" and it works fine now.
Thank you. 


how to get the .lic file? thanks.