Why am I getting a license manager error -8 when running redundant servers?

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Upon launching MATLAB, I receive a license manager error -8.

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 27 Jun 2009
There is a known bug in FLEXNet 10.8 which does not allow you to run redundant license servers if the license file is locked to IP addresses. If the license file is locked to IP addresses, the SERVER line would look like the following:
SERVER MyLicenseServer INTERNET= 27000
To resolve this issue, you will have to generate a new license file which is locked to the MAC addresses of all three redundant servers.

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