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Requesting a Floating License from a License Server

How to Request a Floating License

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 Oxygen XML Editor.
  3. Go to Help > Register.

    Step Result: 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.

Result: If a floating license is available, it is registered in Oxygen XML Editor. To display the license details, open the About dialog box from the Help menu. If a floating license is not available, you will get a message listing the users currently using floating licenses.

How to Register Floating Licenses for Multiple Users

If you are an administrator and you want to register floating licenses for multiple users without having to open Oxygen XML Editor on each machine to manually configure the registration details one by one, you can use the following procedure:
  1. Reset the registration details in Oxygen XML Editor:
    1. Go to Help > Register.

    2. Click OK without entering any information in this dialog box.
    3. Click Reset and restart the application.
  2. Register the license using one of the floating license registration procedures.

    Step Result: A license.xml file is created.

  3. Copy the license.xml file from the preferences directory and place it in the installation folder on each machine to be registered.