Licensing Model in Centerprise 8

Single license key model

We have introduced a new single license key model for Centerprise 8. Unlike the previous versions of Astera Centerprise, you will now only need a single licensing key (for server) to register and unlock both Centerprise client and server applications.

The license key provided to you contains information about how many clients can connect to a single server as well functionality available to the connected clients.

Note: You cannot use your existing set of keys (from version 6 or 7). If you are planning to migrate from version 7 (or earlier) to version 8, please contact sales@astera.com, as you will need a new license key.

Unlocking Centerprise 8 using your license key

After you have configured the server, and logged in with the admin credentials, the last step is to insert your license key.

1. Go to Tools > Manage License. Or you can access the License Management window from the Server Explorer.

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2. On the License Management window, click on Unlock using a key.

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3. Enter the details to unlock Centerprise – Name, Organization, and Product Key and select Unlock.

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4. You’ll be shown the message that your license has been successfully activated.

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Note: The connected client applications will shutdown for the server license to take effect.

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If you go to File menu now, you’ll see all the options (Dataflow, Workflow, Subflow etc.) enabled.

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After licensing the next step is to configure the server, refer to the article; How to Configure the Server.