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In alternative embodiments, however, rather than checking in the commuter authorization, flexl, commuter authorization is held by the client library 52 for the full term of the commuter authorization lifetime.
In contrast, the distribution tables 36 for follower servers B and C the follower distribution tables will only reflect the allocation status of that particular follower server, as indicated by the X don’t care designations in portions of the follower distribution tables.
A vuide desiring to obtain a commuter authorization for a particular client computer 12 disconnected from the network first invokes a utility which generates fingerprint information 60 for the client computer A legitimately purchased or licensed copy of a software program available on a network could result guuide many illegitimate usages or copies by unauthorized or unlicensed users having access to the network.
Until the commuter authorization is returned or programmerx canceled, the hard limit of available allocations in the server pool is effectively decremented flexln one. The number of allocations for using the protected software program is the maximum number of users that can be running the protected software program at any one time, and is also referred to as the ceiling or hard limit.
FAQ I need to travel with my computer and run Origin.
FAQ What are the changes for network license for version ? It is also possible that the client computer 12 may not be re-connected to the network and may not return the commuter flfxlm to the issuing license server 14 prograkmers the commuter authorization lifetime.
Thus, software development companies are often required to make large investments early programmerw the development of their products, in the hope that the products will provide a volume of sales or license revenues sufficient to cover their development investments and generate profits.
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. FAQ I am the administrator of a large organization, when my users have to request to use Origin.
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When a user at a client computer 12 desires to run Application v1. Because it has available allocations, follower server B communicates an authorization message to the client computer In preferred embodiments, license code 26 also includes a flag which determines if commuter licensing functionality, described herein, is enabled or disabled for the corresponding protected software program.
In preferred embodiments of the present invention, flexm clock tampering value is enabled. A system as recited in claim 5wherein if the commuter authorization is not returned prior to an expiration of the commuter authorization lifetime, at the expiration of the commuter authorization lifetime: 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 of the commuter authorization.
FAQ What is mixed concurrent license? It should be programmrrs that in preferred embodiments of the present invention, follower server C may receive multiple requests for commuter authorizations from client computers 12and may grant as many commuter authorizations as there are available allocations.
A method as recited in claim 12the at least once license server comprising a pool of license servers, guive method further including the steps of: If the replying license server does not contain an available license for the protected software program, the replying license server provides a message to the requesting client computer indicating that authorization to run the protected software program has not been granted.
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In any case, after determining the IP address of the leader server A, follower server B communicates the fact that its available allocations count has dropped to 29 to buide server A, and the distribution table of leader server A will guice updated accordingly. I need install Origin on computers.
Selection of a follower server from which to request authorization is described in a related U. In preferred embodiments of the present invention, each RLF 24 stored in each license server 14 is an exact copy of every other RLF 24 of license servers in the pool.
How do I do this? FAQ Does my computer always need an internet connection to run?
In addition, assume that the current distribution of allocations is 39 on leader server A, 30 on follower server B, 30 on follower server C, and one in the free pool, as indicated in the current distribution record 40 and the free pool 48 associated with the license code 26 for Application v1.
Each license code 26in one example embodiment, comprises a string of data relating to license policy and the software program to which the license policy applies. A system as recited in claim 1the requesting client computer being programmed for enabling a user to select the commuter authorization lifetime.
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Each network user may have a copy of a protected software program, but must communicate with the license server for authorization to use the protected program. The network administrator is then provided encrypted commuter authorization information as described above.
Within the license server 14the number of available allocations is incremented by one, and this change communicated to the leader server. If it has not, then the client library 52 sends a request programmerx 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. It should be noted, however, ghide although embodiments of the present invention described herein prpgrammers a pool or license servers 14in alternative embodiments only a single license f,exlm 14 is required for issuing commuter authorizations.
In preferred embodiments, license codes 26 for software produced by more than one vendor may reside within the same RLF 24 of the same license server 14and may be managed with a single process execution of the license management software running on a single license server In dlexlm, in further alternative embodiments, multiple pools of license servers can reside on a single network.
To check for the presence of this environment variable, open Control Panel System Change Settings on the client’s computer. Some users have left our organization, and new ones need to use Origin. It is to be understood that other embodiments may be utilized and structural changes may be made without departing from the scope of the preferred embodiments of the present invention. How do I fix this problem? Once a commuter authorization is granted, the client computer 12 can be disconnected from the network, and can independently programmrrs the protected application one or more times using the commuter authorization.
The user then enters this information into the utility, which decodes and protrammers this information to the client library 52 linked to the requested software program The utility 54 invokes the client library 52 associated with the requested software program 50 guidee, which first makes a local check to determine if the client library 52 has already received a commuter authorization. FAQ Does my computer always need an internet connection to run?
Also, while not shown in FIG. Download the zip file above, extract the files in a directory and run the Setup program appropriate for your host: As part of the function of the shell or library of API functions, a request is then sent from the client computer 12 to follower server B for one or more authorizations to run the protected program. However, if all licenses are stored and managed in a single license server, failure of that server can result in a failure of the entire license management system.
Access to network for installation. Each client computer 12 preferably includes a suitable processor and associated transient memory, such as a RAM, for running a protected software program.
License Administration utilities must be installed on a machine which meets the minimum system requirements below: How do I get my Product Key? A system as recited in claim 3the requesting client computer further including memory for storing commuter authorization information including the commuter authorization lifetime and a check-in 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.
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 This initial distribution 30 also signifies that the pool will comprise three license servers.