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OptiTex release 10

Protection management

User Guide

OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide

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...3 1..........................1 Generate a license request ..................................................................................... 6 2.. 4 2..............................................................OptiTex Suite 10 Protection Table of Contents 1 PRESENTATION ..................................1 How to Invoke the License Manager .... 4 2..........1 FUNCTIONALITIES ........................................................................................................................................................................................................3......................... 4 2.2 Install license file .............................................................................................3 License file upgrade ....................................... 3 2 SOFTWARE PROTECTION WITH LICENSE FILE..4 2...................... 7 STARTING AN OPTITEX PROCESS WITHOUT RELEVANT PERMISSIONS ........... 3 1...... 7 UNINSTALL AND REINSTALL OPTITEX 10 SUITE ...................... 7 3 SOFTWARE PROTECTION FOR OPTITEX MULTI VERSIONS............................................................3 INSTALLING A LICENSE FILE .....................................1.......................................................... 7 NETWORK PLUGS .........5 2.........8 OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide Page 2 of 8 ............................1 FLOW OVERVIEW ............................................................. 7 2..3............................................................................... 4 2......................................4 2.......................2 FIRST INSTALL ON CUSTOMER SITE .......6 2........................................................................................7 REMOVE LICENSE FILE .3..............................................................

the customer receives a secured license file (RSA encryption algorithm).OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide 1 Presentation OptiTex Software protection relies upon a secured license file and an Aladdin plug. Export From release 10. such as Import. 1. This guide introduces the customers’ actions required to install a license file on a customer site. When not any license file is installed on a customer site.1 Functionalities OptiTex processes are designed as a set of modules. 1. The OptiTex software does not take into consideration the license file when a Network or Timeable plug is connected on the site. including the license manager. take into account the modules’ configured on the Aladdin plug. PDS. such as a Converter.1. OptiTex software. … o A functionality within one or several processes. a module can be o A process.1 How to Invoke the License Manager The License Manager can be invoked from • Start->Program->OptiTex 10->Utilities->License Manager • From PDS / Marker / Modulate processes o Help->Check Plug Protection menu option Page 3 of 8 . Marker. based upon a license request generated by the customer and sent to OptiTex: this license file includes the customer modules’ profile (including hardware characteristic) and can be installed only on the site having provided the “license request”.

2 First install on customer site When the customer invokes a product. • 2.1 Flow overview Note License files concern only local plug.3. not timer or network plugs.exe” (Start->Program->OptiTex 10>Utilities->License Manager). PDS for instance. the following pop up window appears requiring the customer to start the cycle to install a license file.OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide 2 Software protection with License file 2. knowing that he never received any license file. “LicenseManager. 2.3 Installing a license file 2. Page 4 of 8 .1 Generate a license request    Plug the customer Dongle in USB entry Install OptiTex 10 release Start the license manager process.

lis) in a folder different of your OptiTex Suite installation folder (OptiTex 10).OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide  Click Generate Request o A “Generate Request” window appears. Pay attention o Clicking “Generate Request” invalidates the license file(s) generated from a previous license request.req) to OptiTex and you will receive back a License file (license. We recommend the user to save the received license file (license.lis). Page 5 of 8 . prompting to create a user license request file o    Send the generated request license file (license.

same plug as the one used at “Generate License” time Start the License manager. the OptiTex License Manager • All modules parts of the license appear as enabled. Change Plug Version). • Page 6 of 8 .OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide 2. Modules Codes.2 Install license file    You received our license file. • The hardware plug information are no more accessible (HW Key codes.3. Plug the customer Dongle in USB entry. click “Install License” button o An “Install License” window appears prompting the user to select the license file received from OptiTex o  Having installed a license file.

• A new license file will then be sent and the customer has simply to install this new license (License Manager). Page 7 of 8 . if OptiTex 10 Suite is uninstalled and reinstalled • The license file is no more applied. from the client sites. then the current license file won’t be no more available). file should not be stored by the user in the OptiTex folder “OptiTex 10\App\License”.6 Network plugs Modules codes can be updated for network plug from the server site.lis” file. o  If several licenses files are generated from different licenses requests. 2. 2. using the same “License Request” file and specify which updates are required (If the customer provides a new license request file (“Generate Request”). else the installation would fail. the procedure is • Request a new license file. updates have no effect.OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide  Installing a license file can be performed as well by double clicking the received “license. so the user can visualize which modules are available o Note: (the received.7 Starting an OptiTex process without relevant permissions If an OptiTex process is started. only Note licenses generated from the latest generated request can be installed. if the customer needs to add / remove some modules.5 Uninstall and reinstall OptiTex 10 Suite Having installed a license file provided by OptiTex. the License manager is started instead of the requested process. 2. the configuration from the plug is applied • Reinstall your license file through the License Manager 2. 2.3. license.3 License file upgrade Having received a license file.4 Remove license file The “Remove license” feature uninstalls the installed license file and from then module settings are accessed from the plug. permitting the user to enter the relevant module codes enabling the required process usage.lis. when user does not have access to the process. o The license specified in the license file is installed o The License manager process is started automatically.

is controlled based upon the Aladdin Plug modules’ configuration Configured Aladdin Plug release 9 or 10 version and license file installed o Protection for release 10 is controlled based upon the license file o Protection for release 9 is controlled based upon the Aladdin Plug modules’ configuration Page 8 of 8 . the following protection configurations are supported • Configured Aladdin Plug version 10 and no license file installed o • Protection for processes. for all releases. OptiTex 10 protection is controlled through the license file configuration. If a user runs on the same site Release 10 and a previous Release.OptiTex release 10 Protection User Guide 3 Software protection for OptiTex multi versions As long as license file is installed. such as release 9.