|Acrolinx Server||4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4|
Using the License Section
You can perform the following actions in the license section :
When you click the license menu item in the left-hand navigation menu, an overview page appears which displays basic information about the license. To view more detailed information about the licensed features, open the details page .
The title that appears on all pages of the license section corresponds to your edition of Acrolinx (for more information about license editions, contact your Acrolinx project consultant). If you have no license installed, the title Acrolinx Provisional License appears.
The following tables describe the information displayed on the overview page of the license section:
The current state of the license. The licensing status can have the following values:
|License ID||A unique identifier for the license|
|Company Name||The name of the company to whom the license is issued.|
|Licensed Hardware ID||The hardware ID of the computer for which the license is issued|
|Current Hardware ID||
The hardware ID of the current computer
A hardware ID is generated by the server based on the operating system and hardware configuration of the computer.
If the operating system or hardware configuration changes, the server assigns the computer a new hardware ID:
|Server ID||A unique ID for the server which is generated based on the license and the user database.|
|Expiration Date||The expiration date which is configured in the license.|
|Activated Languages||The languages which can be checked with Acrolinx according to the license.|
Understanding the License Details
The license details contain information about the features and modules which are activated in your edition of Acrolinx.
The Licensed Modules section lists the server modules which are enabled in your license. Some modules have extra parameters which control how many users can access a specific feature.
The Checking and Term Browser modules both have extra parameters which are explained in the following table.
|Named user licenses||The maximum number of licensed named users.|
|Available named user licenses||The current number of unused named user licenses.|
|Maximum Concurrent Sessions||The maximum number of concurrent users who can access the Term Browser.|
The Licensed Plug-ins section lists the plug-ins which are enabled in your license. Plug-ins can be enabled individually or as legacy plug-ins .
About Legacy Plug-ins
Plug-ins which have the version 1.3 or earlier are regarded as legacy plug-ins and are enabled as a group.
If legacy plugins are enabled in your license, you can use any plug-in with the version 1.3 or earlier to connect to the Acrolinx Server.
If legacy plugins are not enabled in your license, you must use a plug-in which has the version 1.4 or later to connect to the Acrolinx Server.
About Individually Licensed Plug-ins
Plug-ins which have the version 1.4 or later are enabled individually.
For example, to use the 1.4 version of the Acrolinx Plug-in for Arbortext Editor, the plug-in name must appear in the licensed plug-ins list.
Plug-in Concurrent Sessions
Depending on your license you may also see parameter maximum concurrent sessions underneath a listed plug-in in the Licensed Plug-ins section.
This parameter controls how many users can check with a certain plug-in at the same time.
Requesting a New License
To request and install a new license. follow these steps:
- Navigate to License > Request .
section, perform the following steps:
Type your Acrolinx
address, select the appropriate
for the request, and click the
Request License By E-mail
An e-mail message containing the essential ordering information is automatically created as a draft in your default e-mail program.
Current Hardware ID
in an e-mail.
Note: Your Order Number is a three or four-digit number which should be provided to you by your Acrolinx project consultant. If you already have a license installed, the license request page displays the order number which is defined in your current license. If your order number has not changed, reenter the currently licensed order number into the Order number field.
The Order Number is necessary for the Acrolinx licensing team to generate a license. If you do not have an Order Number , please request one from your Acrolinx project consultant
After you receive your license, upload and install your license in the Dashboard .
- Type your Acrolinx Order Number and Your E-mail address, select the appropriate Purpose for the request, and click the Request License By E-mail button.
Installing a New License
After you have received a license from the Acrolinx licensing team, you can upload and install your license in the Dashboard.
To install a new license, follow these steps:
When you receive the
file from Acrolinx by e-mail, navigate to
License > Install
, and click
Important: Save a copy of the acrolinx.license where you can access it for future installations or reinstallations.
Restart the core server to load the license.
The license is installed to the directory %ACROLINX_CONFIGURATION_ROOT%\server\bin\ .
About the Trial License
If you start the Acrolinx Server without a license installed, you can use it for one hour to perform testing. During this time the Acrolinx Server runs under a trial license.
The trial license comes with the checking module enabled, including the ability to check with all plug-ins and languages. You must use the admin account, and can only work with one Access Point .
After one hour, you have two options:
- Restart the server
- Wait for the final license