How to lock a license to a single machine?
I want to ensure that a license once activated on a given machine cannot be activated or reactivated on any other machine, even if there are multiple activations allowed on the license. How do I do this?
Upgrade from Evaluation to production license
If after 30 day evaluation license a client wants to buyour product, we need to provide them with a production license. How can this be done without them having to uninstall and reinstall the product (and not tolose work they have completed)?
Also, how can we subsequently upgrade the customer to add...
Software Potential Activation Service Endpoints?
Can you tell me what hostnames and ports are used by Software Potential service foractivation? We need to know for customers who need to openup their firewall/web filter to allow activation request be made.
Licenses for Internal and Beta Testing
How should we generate licenses for internal or Beta testing before releasing our product, such that we do NOT get charged for activations on these licenses?
Multi User License
We want to create a multiuser license for our product e.g. where up to three users can activate the product from the same activation key. What is the best solution to create licenses for our customers?
How do I access SLPS Log Files?
I am interested in troubleshooting techniques when a user has issues with license activation. Are there tools, log files or something I can work with that will help to narrow down the problem?
Template Licenses in SLP Online Version 3
In Version 3 I understand Template License functionality has been replaced with the introduction of the SKU concept. What are the implications for existing Template Licenses that I have previously created in Version 2 of SLP Online Service?
Licensing updates vs bug fixes/upgrades?
What happens if I distribute license keys with my software and then I update/change my software code? Does the license still activate the software or must I issue new license keys? Must I follow specific steps to update software?
Capturing user information in license
I have one client who has 67 users of the product (they have 67 plants). When I add a new license, how can I differentiate between the plants? Each plant has a contact person....but I'd like to be able to get a report by company name for all the plants. So if I look at the add license screen, is there...
Can you tell me if there is a way to bind a license to a domain. In other words, can I issue a license file (i.e. resident license) to a customer that they can use on any machine, but it will only work if on a specified domain?
Does SLP provide an option for licensing over the phone (for customers who don’t have an internet connection)?
Controlling multiple activation of my application with SLPS
Is it possible to license an application to a particular computer (i.e., so that once the application is installed it only works on that one computer) using InishTech SLP Services? Are there otherways to control how many times a user can install the application?
I'm assuming that the licensing and activation processes can be automated. Once alicense is issued, I'd like to have the user activation automated.
Fields in Licensing API
Is it possible to enter a customer name when generating a license using the web services APIs? If so, what other fields can be populated with this API?
Licensing APIs dynamically
If we have our own portal with customers/accounts/CRM functionality and we’d like to create licenses dynamically, will the Online Professional Services provide some sort of class that implements ILicenseManagementWS.IssueLicenseByTemplate()?
Changing Product Name
I would like to change the name and version of the product: Edit does not allow name / version changes. So I clicked delete, then added a new product. However, the old product is still there, and I have one less available product. When will the old product be deleted?
I set Expire Days when creating the license, but when it was activated, an Expire Date was set. I didn’t set Expire Date, why was Expire Date set?
Is it possible to bind a license key to a machine or hardware ID? I was testing an application with Locking set to Machine on the license and I was able to activate one computer using an activation key and then activate a second computer with the same key without any trouble. Should that be possible?
Product version updates
What's the best way to implement licensing given that multiple updates to the product version may occur during the lifetime of a license? Do we need to check for a valid license on every version of our product?
I have a situation where we are upgrading our product from version 1.0 to version 1.1. We've...
Including a license key with the product
Let's say I have a triallicense template ready for my software product. Whena user downloads and installs my software I want them tobe informed that they must "unlock" the program before beginning the trial. How do I go about generating a request for this? I have seen examplesofhow torequest...
I'm designing a standalone application which is running in a PC. How to protect the application to make it accessible by only the user who is purchasing? I mean, the application will not run if they install on another PC.
Licensing of remote applications in Windows 2008
Windows Server 2008 provides a feature called "Remote Application". Using this feature, a user can remotely access a program that is installed on the server, even if the application is not installed on the user's machine.
How does licensing work in this case. i.e does the admin need to get...
Offline trial activations and the usage period
I provided a trial license for one of my potential customers, valid for 30 days. As it doesn't have internet connection, we performed an offline activation. What happens if my customer saves the .bin file and tries to activate the product again on the same PC after the software expires. Will it be re-activated?...
Re-using unused licenses
If I issue a license to a client but he doesn´t purchase or activate the product, do I have to issue a new license for my next customer or can I reuse this activation code?
Machine locking on multiple machines
I have a license with machine locking set. If the license is machine locked why is it that can I activatemy product on several machinewiththe same Activation Key?
Machine locking question
With the machine locked license, if themachine's hardware changes sufficiently,will the applicationstop recognizing the system as the one on which it was initially installed andwhat willthe customersee? Will they get a message to tell them what has happened (that the machine's hardware has been altered),...
Can I create a 14 day demo key and give the same key to everybody I want to demo my app?
Subscription/Renewable licensing renewals
If I create a new license, checking the Renewable option and setting the Expiration Days to 30, will the license will renew automatically every 30 days without any knowledge/interaction of the user?
If the user fails to pay their subscription, I would not want to allow the renewal, how do I do this?...
Subscription model supported
I would like to be on a subscription basis, so the user is charged every month or every year, which is a very basic and common business model.