Move Software License

 

Step

Task

1

 Start Configure OPC Systems application from the program group OPC Systems.NET on the system where the license currently resides (old computer).

2

Select Configure-License.

3

Select the Local OPC Systems Service by selecting the Select button or the Local node in the service tree to the left.

Note

The Configure application can be used to connect to remote systems using the network node name or IP address of the remote node the OPC Systems Service is running on.  Simply enter the IP Address or network node name of the remote OPC Systems Service you wish to connect to and click on the Select key.

Note

When selecting a service if you receive a warning dialog that the service cannot be retrieved make sure the OPC Systems Service, OPC Systems Data Service, and OPC Systems Database Service are started as described in Start Service.

4

Record the License Code from the License Code field.

5

Select the Kill License button and record the Kill Code provided.

6

 Start Configure OPC Systems application from the program group OPC Systems.NET on the new system where the license will be moved to (new computer).

7

Select Configure-License.

8

Select the Local OPC Systems Service by selecting the Select button or the Local node in the service tree to the left.

Note

The Configure application can be used to connect to remote systems using the network node name or IP address of the remote node the OPC Systems Service is running on.  Simply enter the IP Address or network node name of the remote OPC Systems Service you wish to connect to and click on the Select key.

Note

When selecting a service if you receive a warning dialog that the service cannot be retrieved make sure the OPC Systems Service, OPC Systems Data Service, and OPC Systems Database Service are started as described in Start Service.

9

Record the License Code from the License Code field.

10

E-mail the License Code and Kill Code of the old system, the License Code of the new system to support@opcsystems.com along with the Serial Number that was provided with your order.

11

When the License Key is received enter the Key into the License Key field on the new system and select the Save Key button.

12

Record the License Key for future reference in case the system hard drive has to be reloaded.