Select License Type Page

This wizard page enables you to view or install Designer licenses.

If you do not yet have a license, the wizard guides you how to obtain one.

To access: From the Help menu, select License Management.

License types

UI Element Description
Instant on The temporary 30-day license that is installed when you install the Service Virtualization Designer for the first time.
Evaluation License

A time-limited trial license that may have been provided to you by Micro Focus.

Concurrent License

A floating license from the Autopass License Server.

Multiple users share a pool of licenses managed by the license server. The license is linked to the machine's IP address.

For more details on concurrent licensing, see Designer licensing.

Seat License

A permanent license for your Designer machine.

The license is linked to the machine's Host ID, a unique number generated by Service Virtualization, and bound to the machine's hardware.

Commuter License

A temporary license provided by the License Server that enables the Designer to work offline.

Request a commuter license when you will have limited or no access to the license server, and cannot check out a license. The validity of a commuter license can be specified for a time period of between 1 and 365 days.

Note: Concurrent and commuter licenses require access to the Autopass License Server. For details on installing the Micro Focus Autopass License Server, see the Service Virtualization Installation Guide.

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View currently installed licenses

UI Element Description
  • Invalid. The license has expired, or the license and host IDs do not match.
  • To be expired. The license will expire on the expiration date listed.
  • Valid. The license is active.
Locked The license is linked to a specific client (Designer) machine.

The type of license that is installed. For details, see License types.

Expiration Date

Displays the date on which the license will expire.

Note: When a floating license expires, it is automatically renewed if you are still working in the Designer.

Capacity Quantity of available licenses.

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