Introduction

When you buy a License from Easy Software Deployment it will be supplied to you in a .lic file format.
The first year the license also gives you product support from the Easy Software Deployment Team.
In this guide we show you how to register the license in the console and also how to validate the license.

Placing the License for the first time.

Step Description
1 You will receive the license file via the supplied e-mail address. Save this license file and copy it to the program files share where you have placed the ESD executable.

The license file will be named Company.lic, please rename the file to ESD.lic

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In this example we have our deployment share stored @ \\app.local\root\ESD\Program Files

2 Open the Easy Software Deployment Console
3 To supply the license file to all your agents click the deploy button

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4 Now to check the status of the license on your agents, logon to a client machine and open the ESD information screen.

Right click the ESD agent on the system tray and select information:

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5 The information is displayed in the dialog, (highlighted in RED)

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Here you see your License number and the Expiration date of your support.

6 It is also possible to check the license from the console, in the console go to Help -> About.

Updating the License

When you reapply for support with us after the first year, or maybe when your organization is growing and you need a larger number of licenses this part of the guide is for you!

Step Discription
1 You will receive the license file via the supplied e-mail address. Save this license file and copy it to the program files share where you have placed the ESD executable. The License file will be named company.lic, please rename the file to ESD.lic
2 Because there is already a license file present you will get the following warning (dialog may look different in case of a different OS version), please make a copy of your old file and rename it to .old in case something went wrong.

Place the new file in the destination, when you receive this warning:

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Select Replace the file in the destination

3 Very important, when you replace your license file you need to redeploy the configuration to your agents, so after replacing the file, open the Console and select deploy

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4 Check your new license status on a client machine.

Logon to a client machine and open the ESD information screen.

Right click the ESD agent on the system tray and select information:

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5  information.jpg

Here you see your License number and the Expiration date of your support.

6 It is also possible to check the license from the console, in the console go to Help -> About.

Encounter any problems? do not hesitate to contact us!