Requesting a Floating License from an HTTP License Server

To request a floating license from an HTTP license server, follow this procedure:

  1. Contact your server administrator to make sure the license server has already been set up and get network address and login details for the license server.
  2. Start the Eclipse platform.
  3. Open the Preferences dialog box and click the Register button.
    The license registration dialog box is displayed.
  4. Choose Use a license server as licensing method.
  5. Select HTTP/HTTPS Server as server type.
  6. In the URL field, enter the address of the license server.
    The URL address has the following format: http://hostName:port/oXygenLicenseServlet/license-servlet.
  7. Complete the User and Password fields.
  8. Click the OK button.

If a floating license is available, it is registered in Oxygen XML Author plugin. To display the license details, open the Preferences dialog box . If a floating license is not available, you will get a message listing the users currently using floating licenses.