License Utility

You use the License Utility to install LoadRunner Professional licenses, and to view your license information.

To launch the License Utility, select Windows Start > Micro Focus > License Utility.

The License Utility displays the following information:

Host ID

Identifies the computer on which Controller is installed. You may need to provide the Host ID when purchasing new LoadRunner Professional licenses.

License Summary

Displays a list of the licenses that are installed on the computer. Click on any license in the table to display additional details about the license. The Vuser protocols included in the selected license box displays a list of the Vuser protocols that are included in the selected license.

  • Status.The status of the license.

    • Valid . Indicates that the license in current and functional.
    • Invalid . Indicates that the license is no longer valid. For one of the following reasons:

      • A Time Limited license expiration date has passed.
      • The remaining capacity of a VUD license is zero.

      Note: A license may become temporarily invalid if the License Utility detects that the system clock has been tampered with. To restore the affected licenses, reset the system clock to the current date and time.

    • To be Expired . Indicates that the license will expire within 30 days.

    By default, the License Summary table does not show invalid licenses. Select the Show invalid licenses check box to show invalid licenses.

  • Locked.

    • Locked. Indicates that the license can be installed only on the machine for which it was generated (with a unique HostID), and not on any other machine.
    • Unlocked. Indicates that the license can be installed on any computer.
  • License Bundle. The name of the purchased License bundles. A bundle license enables Controller to run Vusers of any protocol included in the bundle.

    To display a list of the Vuser protocols included in a bundle, click on the license in the License Summary table.

    Note: A Partner License icon that appears to the left of a license bundle indicates that the license is for a LoadRunner Professional partner, and not for standard Vuser protocols. Partner licenses enable third-party applications to be controlled by Controller.

  • Type. The type of license. For more information, see License types.

  • Expiration Date. The date and time when the Time Limited or VUDs license expires.
  • Capacity.

    • Time Limited: Indicates the maximum number of Vusers (of the type specified by the license bundle) that can be run simultaneously from Controller.
    • VUDs: Indicates the number of VUDs that remain in the license.
Show invalid licenses When selected, displays LoadRunner Professional licenses that are installed that are invalid.
VUDs will begin at <time> Opens a dialog box where you can select when VUDs should begin.
Install New Licenses Opens the New License dialog box which enables you to install new LoadRunner Professional licenses.
Contact Micro Focus to purchase a new license Opens the LoadRunner Professional Pricing page, where you can purchase additional VUDs and license bundles.
APLS Configurator Opens the APLS Configuration dialog box. to configure the AutoPass License Server settings.

APLS Configuration dialog box

This dialog box lets you indicate whether to use local licenses or the APLS server for running Vusers.

You can configure the following settings:

Use Token Server

Instructs LoadRunner Professional to use the APLS token server. For details, see About LoadRunner Professional licenses.

Server Details The URL and port of the token server. Click Test Connection before closing the dialog box.

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