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Licensing

 

This quick start guide only covers instructions for the latest version of EB license types. For Legacy licenses or offline activation, see the relevant section in our more extensive User’s Guide.

Activate licenses

Instructions for end users

  1. If you have not done this already, download and install the EB Client License Administrator tool.
  2. Enter the activation code that you have received per email into the Activation Code text box.
  3. In the Online Activation section on the right-hand side, click Activate.

The Status section at the bottom of the tool should show that the activation was successful. If you encounter any issues, please contact us.

Instructions for floating server providers

  1. Configure the license server.
  2. If you have not done this already, download and install the EB Server License Administrator tool.
  3. Enter the activation code that you have received per email into the Activation Code text box.
  4. Enter the number of licenses to be activated.

NOTE: You can activate all ordered licenses on one machine, or you can split your licenses to several license servers.

  1. In the Online Activation section on the right-hand side, click Activate.

The Status section at the bottom of the tool should show that the activation was successful. If you encounter any issues, please contact us.

Instructions for using USB dongled license files

  1. If you have not done this already, download and install the WKRuntime.exe.
  2. Plug in your EB USB dongle.
  3. Under Order History in the licensing portal, download your license file.

If you require assistance from EB Support, retrieve your dongle serial number and your customer ID and contact us.

Upgrade licenses

  1. Open the EB License Administrator tool.
  2. Select the license to be upgraded to the latest version from the list of activated licenses in the Licenses section at the center of the tool.
  3. In the Online Activation section on the right-hand side, click Upgrade.

The Status section at the bottom of the tool should show that the license was successfully upgraded to the latest version. If you encounter any issues, please contact us.

For offline upgrade requests, you will need to return the license for the current version and then activate the license for the latest version. Please follow the instructions for offline return followed by the instructions for offline activation.

Return licenses

  1. Open the EB License Administrator tool.
  2. Select the license to be returned from the list of activated licenses in the Licenses section at the center of the tool.
  3. In the Online Activation section on the right-hand side, click Return.

The Status section at the bottom of the tool should show that the license was successfully returned and is now available again. If you encounter any issues, please contact us.

For offline return requests, click Create Return Request in the Offline Activation section on the left-hand side of the tool instead of step 3 above. Upload the automatically downloaded file in the Offline License Handling section of the Licensing portal and click Process.

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