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Concept Concept 4/5/2022
Products: AS-B, Enterprise Central, Enterprise Server, ​License Administrator, ​License Server, AS-P, WorkStation, WebStation
Functionalities: Basic Functionality, License Management
Product version: 2022

Software and Features that Require Licenses

There are a number of different clients, servers, and features that requires licenses to operate.

Space Logic

Feature name

Client

EC

ES

AS-P

AS-B

Description

Enterprise Central

X

Will not start if license is missing

Enterprise Server

X

Will not start if license is missing

Enterprise Servers

X

Allows EC to host one ES

Automation Servers

X

Allows ES to host one automation server

Field Devices

X

Allows ES to host one field device

Cloud Connectivity

X

X

X

X

Cloud connectivity - Checked by Cloud SMS

Client

Feature name

Client

EC

ES

AS-P

AS-B

Inherited

Description

Clients

X

Allows WorkStation to log on to an EC/ES or automation server

Clients

X

X

X

X

Allows WebStation to log on to an EC/ES or automation server

Graphics Editor

X

Allows Graphics editor to start one or multiple sessions on same PC

Script Editor

X

Allows Script Editor to start - Script editor is a multi document application

Function Block Editor

X

Allows Function Block Editor to start one or multiple sessions on same PC

CAD Import Tool

X

Allows CAD Import Tool to start one or multiple sessions on same PC

Zoning Tool

X

X

Enables use of zoning tools.

If license is missing the tools are not available.

No AS licence. Zoning on AS checks for the ES licence.

Server

Feature name

Client

EC

ES

AS-P

AS-B

Inherited

Description

SmartDrivers

X

X

Enables SmartDrivers (Counted) - Supported on ES and AS-P only

Personal Dashboards

X

X

X

X

Enables Personal Dashboards

SNMP Notifications

X

X

X

X

X

Enables SNMP Notifications

TimescaleDB

X

X

X

X

X

Enables Extended log storage - TimescaleDB

Change Control

X

X

Enables Change control / Electronic signature

PDF Signing

X

X

Enables Digital signing of documents

If license is missing the report will get a watermark and an alarm is raised

MQTT

X

X

X

X

Enables MQTT Client to publish data on MQTT Broker and to subscribe to the same data (On/Off)

SAML Authentication

X

X

X

X

X

Enables SAML Authentication on Enterprise Central. Can be configured without a license.

Scalable AS

Feature name

Client

EC

ES

AS-P

AS-B

Description

Automation Server

X

X

Allows automation server to start without violation bar.

Field Devices

X

X

Bundle feature - Allows automation server to host one field device

Server I/O

X

X

Bundle feature – Allows automation server to host I/O modules.

AS-B needs 1 license to host any number of I/O modules.

AS-P needs 1 license to host one I/O module.

Enterprise Server

X

X

Bundle feature - Allows automation server to be hosted by an Enterprise Server

MS/TP

X

X

Bundle feature - Allows automation server serial communication - MS/TP

BACnet/IP

X

X

Bundle feature - Allows automation server BACnet/IP communication

Modbus

X

X

Bundle feature - Allows Modbus communication

Software Assurance

Feature name

Client

EC

ES

AS-P

AS-B

Description

Software Assurance

X

X

X

X

Software Assurance - Allows usage of older licence version

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