How to Use This Manual. Licensing v and FLEXlm versions through The FLEXnet Licensing Programming and Reference Guide is for. The Software was developed fully at private expense. All other use is prohibited. Book Name: FlexNet Publisher R3 () License Administration Guide. This manual explains FLEXlm for administrators and end users and describes The FLEXlm Programmers Guide and FLEXlm Reference Manual are for.
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FAQ I try to start Origin but nothing happens! This flag allows the software developer to programjers commuter licensing available only to selected customers. After a commuter authorization is received by a client computer, the client computer stores a commuter authorization lifetime representing a time period for which the commuter authorization is valid. A method as recited in claim 10the step of granting a commuter authorization to the at least one client computer from the at least one license server further including the steps of: As illustrated in FIG.
You should see license server, vendor deamon, and usage output indicating success. The number of allocations for using the protected software program is the maximum number of users that can be running the protected software program at any one time, and is also referred to as the ceiling or hard limit.
FAQ I need to travel with my computer and run Origin. All concurrent licenses are in use The License Information dialog will provide a message stating that all licenses are in use. These and other objects, features, and advantages of embodiments of the invention will be apparent to those skilled in the art from the following detailed description of embodiments of the invention, when read with the drawings and appended claims.
While a network authorization is managed by the issuing license server 14 and the server pool, commuter authorizations, once granted to a particular client computer 12are managed both by the client computer 12 and also by the issuing license server Thus, in the example of FIG.
A system as recited in claim 4the requesting client computer being programmed for returning the commuter authorization by setting its check-in value to a returned state and communicating a check-in message to the granting license server; and the granting license server being further programmed for setting its check-in value to the returned state and incrementing its count of available allocations upon receipt of the check-in message.
FAQ Does my flexml always need an internet connection to run? It should be noted that in preferred embodiments of the present invention, follower programmer C may receive multiple requests for commuter authorizations from client computers 12and may grant as many commuter authorizations as there are available allocations.
The server, under the control of the license management software, responds to the request to determine whether it is storing an available license for the protected software program.
Other license servers 14 are designated as follower servers.
At that time, the progeammers value 58 within both the client library 52 and license server 14 is set to indicate that the commuter authorization has been checked in. A system as recited in claim 3the requesting client computer further including memory for storing commuter authorization information including the guire authorization lifetime and a check-in value received from the granting license server when the granting license server grants the commuter authorization to the requesting client computer; and the granting license server further including memory for storing commuter authorization information including the commuter authorization lifetime and a check-in value when ugide granting license server grants the commuter authorization to the requesting client computer.
A system for managing licenses for protected software on a communication network, the system comprising: Because of the nature of computer software, illegal usage and illegal copying of proprietary software programs can be difficult to detect or deter.
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Can I do this? The utility 54 invokes the client library 52 associated with the requested software program 50which first makes a local check to determine if the client library 52 has already received a commuter authorization. Description of Related Art The increasing popularity of computer usage in homes and businesses, as well as in governmental, research and education institutions, has brought about a world-wide demand for greater software variety and sophistication. FAQ I am the administrator of a large organization, when my users have to request to use Origin.
If it has not, then the client library 52 sends a request for a commuter authorization to the specified license server 14 in the server pool, and once a commuter authorization is received, the protected software program 50 is opened. Such a system provides a degree of protection against system failure, in the event that one of the license servers crashes or goes down. In preferred embodiments of the present invention, the clock tampering value is enabled.
As noted above, in preferred embodiments of the present invention the leader server always has a global picture of the distribution of allocations in the whole server pool. Installing from CD “, Feb.
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For example but not illustrated in FIG. The commuter authorization lifetime 56 and the check-in value 58 are stored in persistent memory in the license server License Progdammers utilities must be installed on a machine which meets the minimum system requirements below: Origin and higher version concurrent network package requires FLEXnet server version In preferred embodiments, each license code 26 includes at least one attribute associated with a license policy, the number of allocations for using the protected software program, and at least one other attribute associated with the identity flezlm the protected software program.