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Floating Licence Manager: Installation

A summary by InneauTech

To complete the installation of the Floating Licence Manager there are at least 2 interactions requiered wit Innovyze support.

  1. Obtaining a CDKey, Serial Number and a .CDK file from Innovyze
    • These should be sent to you after placing the order for a Floating Licence.
  2. Sending a .HID file to Innovyze
    • After loading up the .CDK file a .HID file will be created. This file contains information on the hardware it is installed on. It is requiered to generate a .LIC file.
  3. Obtaining a .LIC file from Innovyze
    • After sending the .HID file to Innovyze. This file will contain the actual licences.

Prerequisites

Innovyze

  1. Floating Licence Manager installation file: can be downloaded from the website innovyze.com/updates/
  2. IWSetKey installation file: can be downloaded from the innovyze.com/updates/. This installs the standalone verion of the Licence Key setup included with Innovyze products.
    • Product Area: Product Utilities - Select Product: Set Key

Other

  1. Administrator login on the computer where you want the FLM installation
    • You need administrator rights in order to install the FLM service.
  2. Access to firewall settings
    • Computer has to accept connections on port 5367 [TCP]
    • Port forwarding has to be setup if you want the licence to be accessible from outside the LAN enviranment.

Installation

1. Start Installation

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2. Accept Software Licence Agreement

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3.1 Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable

  1. Click OK

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Note

You will not be prompted to install the Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable if it's already installed.

3.2 Read and Agree

  1. Check the box I have read and accept the licence terms.
  2. Click Install

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3.3 Finish

  1. Click Finish to continue the Floating Licence Manager setup.

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4.1 .NET Framework 3.5

  1. Click OK

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Note

You will not be prompted to install the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 if it's already installed.

4.2 Download and install

  1. Click on Download and install this feature

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4.3 Close

  1. Click Close to continue the Floating Licence Manager setup.

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5. Enter CD key

  1. Enter the CDKey provided by Innovyze
  2. Click Next

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Note

The CDKey should be in this format: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX. [4 groups of 5 letters and digits]

6. User Registration

  1. Fill in you Name, Company and Serial Number
  2. Click Next

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Note

The Serial number should be in this format: FLMXXXXXXXX-00000.

7. Prompt for restart

  1. Click OK to continue

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8. Finish

  1. Click Finish

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Activate Licence Manager

Start Floating Licence Manager

  1. Click the FLM icon on the desktop or locate it in the start menu.
    • First time run will open the About window before the main window shows.
    • If not you can open the About window from the menubar: Help > About
  2. Note that the licence status indicates it's unregistered at the moment.

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Request Licence Key Online

  1. Select Activation in the listbox next to Request Licence Key Online For
  2. Click GO

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Licence Registration

A browser window will open with your CDKey, Serial Number and Harware ID filled in.

  1. Select Fixed Seat Licence or Flaoting Seat Licence depending on your setup
  2. Select Activate Licence
  3. Fill in your Name, email, company and phone number [requiered]
  4. Click Submit

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Apply Licence Key

On the webpage that open after you clicked Submit in the previous step, you will see your Floating Licence Manager Licence Key.

  1. Copy the Licence Key from the webpage and paste it into the Licence Key box in the About window
  2. Click Apply Licence Changes

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Note

The Floating Licence Manager Licence Key is in this format: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX. [3 groups of 5 digits]

Finish

When the Licence key is succesfully applied, you can see the Licence and Expiration date have changed.

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Create HID file

Note

Install the Setkey standalone program or install any version of InfoWorks or Infonet to get the Licence Key Setup on the computer.

These steps must be executed on the computer which hosts the Floating Licence Manager.

Run SetKey Licence Key Setup

  1. Run the Licence Key Setup
  2. Choose the option Manage soft licences.

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Manage Soft Licences

  1. Choose the option Apply CD Key and get hardware ID
  2. Click Next

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Select CDK and HID files

  1. Select the .CDK file using the browse button or type\paste the path to the file in the textbox.
  2. Choose a location to save the .HID file to, using the browse button or type\paste the path to the file in the textbox.
  3. Click Next

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Send HID file to Innovyze

  1. Send the .HID file to support@innovyze.com
  2. Wait for support to send you a .LIC file and continue with the steps below.

Apply LIC file to FLM

Run SetKey Licence Key Setup

  1. Run the Licence Key Setup
  2. Choose the option Manage soft licences.

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Manage Soft Licences

  1. Choose the option Apply licence file
  2. Click Next

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Select LIC file

  1. Select the .LIC file using the browse button or type\paste the path to the file in the textbox.
  2. Click Next

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Deactivating a ‘floating’ software licence key

Run SetKey Licence Key Setup

  1. Run the Licence Key Setup
  2. Choose the option Manage soft licences.

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Manage Soft Licences

  1. Choose the option Deactivate Network License
  2. Click Next
  3. Choose the license ID that you want to deactivate

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Warning

Do not change the name of the file and don’t attempt to open the file in any other application or to change its content in any way.

Create a .DEA file

  1. Press the Next > button to produce the *.DEA file.
  2. Send the *.DEA file to Innovyze for authentication. The file can safely be attached to an e-mail as it is, or placed in a ZIP folder first.

Sending the .DEA file to Innovyze

Once you have sent your *.DEA file to Innovyze, the Admin Team will formally register the licence deactivation.

Reactivation

Please note that you will not be able to reactivate the original .CDK file on the original computer or apply it to any new computers once the .DEA file has been created.


Verify Licences

You can verify the licences that are on the FLM by opening the main program or by running a keytest (for the latter more information can be found in this document Licence Key Setup: Test a dongle and licence details)

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