FAQ 002322 EN 1 December 2017

Licensing & Authorisation RFEM RSTAB SHAPE-THIN

How do I install the network licence (NET softlock) on the server?


Note: The NET softlock activation must be done with administrator rights.

Install Dongle Driver

Install the current dongle driver on the server. You can download it under the following links:

After unpacking, you can install the software package by typing haspdinst -i into the command line.

Run Activation Key

Download the 'ActivationKey.zip' file under the following link:

Save this file to the server and extract the ZIP file. Run the 'ActivateKey.exe' file on the server.

Import Authorization File

The dialog box 'Dlubal SL Key Activator' appears. Use the [Browse] button to set the path to the 'AUTHOR.INI' file. You have obtained this authorization file from our sales department.

If the authorization file is detected, the key number is displayed in the 'Activation' section.

Run Activation

Click the [Activate] button to activate the software licence. For this, the Internet connection is necessary!

Further information can be found in the PDF document attached.


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