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How to

How to

Products: AS-B, Device Administrator, ​License Administrator, AS-P
Functionalities: Hardware, SmartDrivers
Product version: 3.2, 3.3, 2022

Adding an Entitlement to Device Administrator

You add an Entitlement to get a list of the licenses that you can assign.

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Use this workflow to add licenses to automation servers with access to Internet.

Related information can be found in the sections after the flowchart.

action_zoom_plus_stroke Automation server licensing workflow

Automation server licensing workflow

Install certificates on the automation servers

Install certificates if you use HTTPS for communication.

For more information, see Device Administrator Certificate Workflow .


Make sure that you have the Entitlements containing the licenses. You need the email with the entitlement during the process.

Make sure that the automation servers have access to Internet

The Automation servers must have access to Internet for the activation process.

For more information, see Information Technology System Planning Guide .

Add an entitlement in Device Administrator

In Device Administrator, you add entitlements that contains products and licenses.

This is done so that you can view all licenses that are available to be assigned and then activated.

Make sure that you have the HTML entitlement certificate file or the entitlement ID available .

There are two different procedures to add and set up an entitlement when you have an automation server connected to internet:

Assign licenses to an automation server

Use the License Products available in the entitlements to assign License Features to the automation servers.

For more information, see Assigning Licenses .

Activate licenses on an automation server

For more information, see Activating Licenses Online .

To add an Entitlement to Device Administrator
  1. In Device Administrator, click Entitlements .

  2. In the Entitlements view, click Entitlements or Product Licenses .

  3. Click Add Entitlement .

  4. In the Add Entitlements dialog box, type the name of the Entitlement or click Add Entitlement from file and browse to the Entitlement file.

  5. Click OK .

  • Automation Server Licensing Overview
  • Automation Server Licensing on Automation Servers Connected to Internet Workflow
  • Entitlements View
  • Entitlements Product Licenses View