The process may change depending on whether you installed the National Instruments software previously. You do not need a new license file. In order to make the client's License Manager look to the server for network licenses, follow the steps from the links below. Volume license installers that remember previous selections so less time is spent when new versions of software release 5. New intuitive user interface 2. You can directly go to the license manager download page and select the version you want to install between 4. The licenses that you are combining must have the same expiration dates.
In case the Volume License Installer requires two discs e. Several of you have asked about the affect on end users during this process. Ports range from 1-64000, inclusive. You can find out more about this vulnerability here:. The Volume License Installer wizard is smart enough to know what selections you have made the last time you ran the wizard.
It operated exactly as it should, handing out licenses when requested. This file is named nivlm. Customizable search to fit your needs 3. Thanks Troy Good Afternoon Tillman, Unfortunately, information about future release dates is not publically available. SolutionBefore setting up your local machine, you must contact your Software Administrator to request that he or she gives you a license from the server. You will not be able to activate a newer version of software than that listed. If you want to use your license files on the same server, you must email and ask them to merge your license agreements.
In most cases, each line of the summary can be expanded to get even more information. SolutionThe best practice in this situation will be to combine your license files into one since you are not able to use multiple licenses on one Volume License server. Once the new server is working and the end users are connected they will not receive the message. The new user interface is more logically separated and intuitive to use. Groups of licenses and users to reduce time spent on volume license installers 4. Additional InformationLicense files when created are configured based on the associated Volume License Agreement, as such part of the information included in this license file is when the agreement will expire.
Another option would be to host each license file on a different server. If someone does not fit within a group or groups, you still have the ability to assign an explicit license to the user. You can click Next to quickly progress through the wizard and not have to reconfigure the Volume License Installer each time. It also allows for new functionality like improved search, filtering, and sorting. The Software Administrator will be able to give you directions to activate the software and how to setup your computer. The step by step prompts that follow will ensure the software is well downloaded. One such top license management program is Ni License Manager.
Select the version you've downloaded and verify. . You can also customize the Volume License Installers by selecting the software available for installation and determining which permissions to pass on to your clients. I can use 2008 R2, but if this will run on 2012 R2, it would be preferred. Note that the software language is English. This technology currently uses Flexera Publisher 11.
The Volume License Installer contains its own copy of the media that you put on it, so it is okay to delete the copy of the software that is on the server after creating the installer. Unfortunately, there has been a security vulnerability identified as part of the Flexera Publisher 11. A group is a collection of licenses and licensees users or computers. It is not intended as a comprehensive overview of the program and how to use it. How do I do this? You do not need a new license file. Managing software licenses is an important task that hugely impacts any organization. Because of this to be able to merge multiple volume licenses into a single license they must posses the same expiration date as the volume license agreements themselves will be merged.
My organization will soon start rolling over to Server 2016. Read on to discover how to use the program, and why it might be the right tool for your organization. Every licensee has permission for every license in the group. R2 has been out for almost 3. You can use your existing license file.
This solution will likely be more complicated than merging your license agreements into one, and is not recommended. If you do this, be sure to use a different port for each server, and configure each host to see both servers on the network as detailed. Additional InformationBy default, National Instruments software is not configured to look to a server for a license. To do this select Options»Save Activity Log. Groups should contain common sets of software. Refer to the official Snow documentation found online for full instructions and guidance. Ask him or her to give you the Server Name and port number, then use these in the process below to check out a license.
When no port is specified, 27000 is implied. Prior to having the licensed software launched, client computers have to get in touch with server computer for the permission to be verified. A selected view displays all the information pertaining to that view on a single screen, including the actions you can take within that view. Backup and Restore To prevent data loss in the event of a problem, best practices recommend that you back up files on your computer on a regular basis. You can also configure your products to look at a specific port on a volume license server. This article is meant only as a quick start-up guide. You can also schedule regular backups and choose how frequently the backups occur.