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How to transfer a license (a single or a concurrent user license) from one computer to another?

Starting point

If you want to use your axesPDF software on a different PC or if you want to move the license server to a different machine, than a license transfer is necessary by using the license manager RUS.

This tutorial describes the transfer of a single user license as well as the transfer of a concurrent user license.

Use the license manager RUS

Download license manager

license-manager.exe

Important

First, install the axesPDF software (or the license server) on the recipient computer. Second, transfer the license. Then de-install the axesPDF software (or the license server) on the source computer.

Transfer the license in 3 steps

Step 1: Open the license manager on the computer on which you want to transfer the license (the "recipient computer") and create an .id-file with recipient information

Screenshot of the license manager, tab Transfer license

  1. Go to the tab Transfer License
  2. Go to the fieldset Collect information about the recipient computer
  3. Click the button ...
  4. Select a folder where you want to store the .id-file and give a name to your file
  5. Click the button Save
  6. Click the button Collect and Save Information
    Screenshot of the license manager, tab Transfer license
  7. You get a feedback message that the recipient information is stored in your .id-file
    Screenshot of the feedback message
  8. Transfer this .id-file to the source computer

Step 2: Open the license manager on the computer that currently contains the license (the "source computer") and create a .h2h-file (license transfer file)

Screenshot of the license manager, tab Transfer license

  1. Go to the tab Transfer License
  2. Go to the fieldset Generate the license transfer file
  3. Select the license to transfer
  4. Go the field Read the recipient information file from and click the button ...
  5. Go to the folder where you have stored the .id-file and select it
  6. Click the button Open
  7. Go the field Generate the license transfer file to and click the button ...
  8. Select a folder where you want to store the .h2h-file and give a name to your file
  9. Click the button Save
  10. Click the button Generate the License Transfer File
  11. You get a feedback message
  12. Transfer this .h2h-file to the recipient computer

Step 3: Open the license manager on the computer on which you want to transfer the license (the "recipient computer") and apply the .h2h-file

Screenshot of the license manager, tab Apply License File

  1. Go to the tab Apply License File
  2. Go to the fieldset Update File and click the button ...
  3. Go to the folder where you have stored the .h2h-file and select it
  4. Click the button Open
  5. Click the button Apply Update
  6. You get a feedback message
  7. It's done!
  8. Now, you can de-install the software on the source computer.
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