Moving a licence from one PC to another
It is possible to transfer licences from one PC to another. The procedure involves the removal of AND verification of the removal of existing licences, followed by the authorization of the new PC.
If you require to transfer licences regularly you should consider using a portable licence instead.
To transfer your licences regularly is not advised due to possible time delays.
This procedure requires communication with SCADA Systems and may take time [ possibly minutes and also possibly hours ].
It is advisable to book a time with a SCADA Systems engineer, prior to the transfer, to minimize delays.
Rebuilding a computer
If you must reformat the drive of a computer that contains EDS licences, you must follow the licence transfer procedure below to transfer the licence from the old system onto the new system. You cannot "backup and restore" the SLICENCE directory.
Start Licence Manager on the PC which contains the existing licences to be transferred.
Press the "Configure Licences" button. The configuration dialog will be displayed.
Press the "Remove Licence" button. Licence Manager will ask you for some identification information, then it will email a "removal verification" to SCADA Systems. If you do not have an accessible email system on your PC, then a text file will be created in your EDS installation directory named "Authcode Transfer.Txt". The contents of this file will need to be faxed to your dealer or to SCADA Systems.
Once SCADA Systems receives a valid "removal verification" you can be immediately sent new codes for the new or reformatted PC.
Contents of the file "Authcode Transfer.Txt"
|First Name: John||User Identification information to assist us in identifying your licence database and to ensure the person transferring is authorized to do so.|
|Last Name: Smith|
|Position: Cad Administrator|
|Company: ACME, MA|
|Ini File Path: C:\EDS50||Diagnostics|
|Number of Users: Elecdes=100 Paneldes=100 Instrument Manager = 100||Number of licences removed|
|Serial Number: 500923||CD Serial no|
|Elecdes ID Code: 500923-6E100-F2AF5A05||Old ID Codes|
|Paneldes ID Code: 500923-2P100-E7CA6EAB|
|Instrument Manager ID Code: 500923-2I100-FC4410C2|
|Elecdes Auth Code: 9d181b54||Old Auth Codes|
|Paneldes Auth Code: 516958ec|
|Instrument Manager Auth Code: 99A41CB0|
|Elecdes Removal Code: e6525e7b||Matching removal verification codes for the above|
|Paneldes Removal Code: 3946183e|
|Instrument Manager Removal Code: 07EEC1D2|