Manage licenses with the wizard

The Functional Testing License Wizard enables you manage licenses for UFT or LeanFT.

Installing licenses requires administrator permissions.

Set seat license mode

Set seat license mode when you have a machine-specific license, based on a specific locking code per computer. For more details, see Seat vs. concurrent licenses.

  1. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  2. In the License Wizard start screen, select Seat license.

  3. In the Seat License installation screen, do one of the following:

    • Click Load License Key File and select your license key .dat file that you received from your sales representative.

      Paste the license key in the edit field.

    • If you don't yet have a license key, follow the instructions in the expanded How can I get a license key file section.

  4. Verify that the license key is valid, and click Install.

  5. When complete, restart UFT or LeanFT to apply the new license.

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Set concurrent license mode (wizard)

Set the concurrent license mode to have UFT consume a concurrent license from the AutoPass License Server.

For more details, see Seat vs. concurrent licenses.

Prerequisites

  • You must have a UFT license installed on the AutoPass License Server.

    For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

  • Make sure you are connected to the network and can access the AutoPass License Server.

Set the concurrent license mode

  1. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  2. In the License Wizard start screen, select Concurrent license.

  3. In the Concurrent License Installation screen, enter the License Server address in the following format:

    <license server address>:<port>

    Default port = 5814

    Note: The address format must identical the one used in the Main tab of the License Server Configuration pane.

    For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

  4. Click Connect to connect to the License Server.

  5. (Optional) Define a secondary License Server.

    If your primary License Server is unavailable, UFT or LeanFT will connect to the secondary License Server to obtain a license. For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

    Expand the Add Redundant Server link and enter the address for the secondary License Server.

  6. From the product license drop-down list, select the appropriate license and click Install.

  7. If UFT or LeanFT was running while you defined the license consumption, restart it to apply the new license.

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Check out and consume a Commuter license

Check out and consume a commuter license

Commuter licenses can be checked out only if your License Server has available concurrent licenses.

  1. Prerequisite: Make sure you are connected to the network and can access the AutoPass License Server.

    Alternatively, if you cannot access the License Server, see Check out and consume a Remote Commuter license.

  2. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  3. In the License Wizard start screen, select Additional Options > Commuter License.

  4. In the Commuter License Installation screen, enter the License Server address in the following format:

    <license server address>:<port>

    Default port = 5814

    Note: The address format must identical the one used in the Main tab of the License Server Configuration pane.

    For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

  5. Click Connect to connect to the License Server.

  6. After the list of available licenses is displayed, ensure that Available is selected below the License Server address field.

  7. From the list of available licenses, select the licenses you need.

  8. In the Check out licenses for (days) field, enter the number of days for which you need the commuter license.

    Maximum = 180 days

  9. Click Check Out, and then Next to define the license consumption.

  10. If UFT or LeanFT was running while you defined the license consumption, restart it to apply the new license.

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Return a Commuter license

When you are done with a license, return it back in to the license server.

This process checks in all of the licenses that are checked out. If you still need some of these licenses, check them out again.

  1. Prerequisite: Make sure you are connected to the network and can access the License Server.

    Alternatively, if you cannot access the License Server, see Check out and consume a Remote Commuter license.

  2. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  3. In the License Wizard start screen, select Additional Options > Commuter License.

  4. In the Commuter License Installation screen, the License Server address should already be displayed and connected.

    If needed, enter the License Server address in the following format:

    <license server address>:<port>

    Default port = 5814

    Note: The address format must identical the one used in the Main tab of the License Server Configuration pane.

    For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

  5. In the area that lists the licenses, ensure that Checked Out is selected.

    For example:

  6. Click Check In All Licenses, and then Next. The list of checked out licenses is cleared.

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Check out and consume a Remote Commuter license

Check out and consume a remote commuter license

Remote commuter licenses can be checked out only if your License Server has available concurrent licenses.

  1. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  2. In the License Wizard start screen, select Additional Options > Remote Commuter license.

  3. In the Remote Commuter License Installation screen, ensure that Generate Request File is selected.

  4. From the list of available licenses, select the license you need.

  5. In the Check out licenses for (days) field, enter the number of days for which you need the commuter license.

    Maximum = 180 days

  6. Click Generate Request File.

  7. Click the link that appears below this button to open the folder containing the request file.

    Send the generated .lcor request file to a License Server administrator or to a user with access permissions to the License Server.

    The other user must access the Licensing Server to check out and send you a license key file.

  8. When you receive the license key file, save it locally.

    Click Install License, and click Choose File to browse to the text file you received.

  9. Click Install to install the license.

  10. If UFT or LeanFT was running while you defined the license consumption, restart it to apply the new license.

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Return a Remote Commuter license

Perform this procedure after a License Server administrator has checked out your license.

  1. Access the wizard from the Start menu or your <UFT / LeanFT installation folder>\bin\HP.UFT.LicenseInstallationWizard.exe.

  2. In the License Wizard start screen, select Additional Options > Remote Commuter license.

  3. In the Remote Commuter License Installation screen, ensure that Generate Request File is selected.

  4. In the Generation screen, click Generate and Save Check In Request, and save the .lcir check in request file.

  5. Click Next to uninstall the license.

The license wizard reports that the remote commuter license is uninstalled. UFT or LeanFT reverts to the previous license type as the active license.

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