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This is in contrast to network authorizations, where a client computer 12 must request and receive a network authorization for each instantiation of the protected application.

It is to be understood that other embodiments may be utilized and structural changes may be prgrammers without departing from the scope of the preferred embodiments of the present invention.

FAQ What is mixed concurrent license?

Active Internet connection recommended for access to patches, documentation, and other important information from the Wind River Support site. This encrypted commuter authorization information is conveyed to the user of the remote client computer 12 through non-networked communications such as by telephone, e-mail, or the like. FAQ What are the programmrrs for network license for version ?

The present invention relates, generally, to license management systems and processes for managing licenses on a computer network and, in preferred embodiments, to such systems and processes involving a pool of license servers for managing software licenses among one or more users on the network, and for granting authorizations to use protected software programs to client programmer that may become temporarily disconnected from the network.

Intel Pentium 4-class processor minimum, 1GHz minimum. In preferred embodiments, this utility 54 enables the user to specify the license server 14 from which the commuter authorization will be requested, and the requested time duration of the commuter authorization.

License Administration Tools 1.

Method for generating licence and method and apparatus for providing contents using the same. There is some mismatch between your installed Origin version or serial number, and that of the FLEXnet license service Check with your Origin administrator. Why do I see this message and what can I do to solve it?

Thus, if the commuter authorization lifetime ends prior to the return of the commuter authorization, the check-in value 58 within the client library 52 and license server 14 is automatically set to indicate that the guise authorization has been checked in. Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.


In response to a general poll, any server computer having a license file containing license information corresponding to the protected software program prograjmers or not the license information indicated that a license is available would send a reply to the requesting client computer. The system includes at least one client computer that is capable of being coupled programmsrs or decoupled from the communication network.

Other software protection techniques have required legitimate or authorized users to have a special hardware device or circuit installed in or plugged into their computer, prior to usage of the protected software. You should see license server, vendor deamon, and usage output indicating success. The client computer may be part of a standard personal computer PCnetwork terminal, workstation or the like. If the primary server cannot be reached by a user, for example, because the primary server has crashed or otherwise gone down, the user may then communicate with a backup server to obtain an authorization message.

How can I resolve this? FAQ What information does Origin send to the website for notifications? One practical application of commuter licensing according to embodiments of the present invention is for networks employing laptop or notebook client computers 12 that can readily be disconnected from the network. Various forms of encryption techniques have been developed to inhibit usage of encrypted software by unauthorized users that do not possess a decryption program or key.

Wind River License Administration Tools – Wind River Knowledge Library

Thus, as illustrated in FIG. It is a further advantage of embodiments of the present invention vuide provide a system and method for managing licenses on a network that allows a client computer to request and receive a commuter authorization from a license server while disconnected from the network, allowing the client computer to run a protected software program while disconnected from the network.

Also stored as part of the protected software program is additional program code, such as code corresponding to a shell or library of API functions as discussed above, for communicating with the server computers which are under control of a pogrammers management program, in accordance with communication functions discussed below.

The backup server, having a pre-loaded copy of the license file and the license management program, may then take over the license management functions. However, for purposes of illustration only, embodiments of the present invention will be described herein with reference to a guise of three license servers. However, if an insufficient number of allocations are available, in preferred embodiments follower server C may then issue a borrow request in an attempt to borrow an available allocation from another license server If the granting license server is down and the commuter authorization lifetime ends prior to the return of the commuter authorization, another license server will manage the automatic check-in guidr the commuter authorization.


A system as recited in gjide 3the requesting client computer further including memory for storing commuter authorization information including the pprogrammers authorization lifetime and a gudie 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 the granting license server grants the commuter authorization to the requesting client computer.

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.


US USB1 en This flag allows the software developer to make commuter licensing available only to selected gguide. If, on the other hand, the network administrator makes no initial distribution 30 of prpgrammers in the RLF 24preferred embodiments will divide the allocations evenly over the number of servers in the pool, and any extras will be put in the free pool FAQ When I try to get a license, why do I see a message telling me the license has been upgraded and that licenses for previous versions are vlexlm longer available?

The communication, or pinging, that occurs between a client computer 12 that has received a network authorization from a license server 14 is described in a related U. FAQ I see an error message when running Origin installshield.

3.1 FLEXnet Server Setup for Windows

This download contains utilities that must be installed by your System or License Administrator if your company is using Wind River products that require license management and you have purchased floating or Named User licenses. However, as software sophistication increases, development costs associated with such software also tend to increase.

However, it should be noted that alternative embodiments of the present invention are not limited to any particular maximum number of license servers.