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How to How to 11/23/2022
Products: AS-B, Device Administrator, ​License Administrator, AS-P
Functionalities: Hardware, SmartDrivers
Product version: 2022

Adding an Entitlement to Device Administrator when Automation Servers are Not Connected to Internet

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

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Use this workflow to activate licenses offline. Offline activation is typically used when Device Administrator and the automation servers are not connected to the Internet. Related information can be found in the sections after the flowchart.

Offline activation of licenses workflow

Offline activation of licenses workflow

Create the request files

In Device Administrator, create the request files.

For more information, see Creating the Request Files .

Activate request files on License Activation Server (FNO) to receive response files

Using Device Administrator, activate request files on License Activation Server (FNO) to receive response files. To be able to complete this procedure, you must be on a computer that is connected to License Activation Server (FNO) via the Internet, and have Device Administrator installed.

For more information, see Activating Request Files to Receive Response Files .

Send response files to the automation servers

Using Device Administrator, send the response files to the automation server to complete the license activation.

For more information, see Sending the Response Files to the Automation Server .

Backup the automation server

After the licenses has been installed, make a backup of the automation server to make sure that you do not lose the licenses if the automation server crashes.

For more information, see Backup .

To add an entitlement to Device Administrator when automation servers are not connected to Internet
  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 ID field, enter the Entitlement ID found in the email.

  5. Select Add Entitlement Offline .

  6. Click OK .

  7. Click the Entitlement .

  8. Click .

    The button is in the rightmost lower corner in the workarea. You might have to scroll to reach it.

  9. In the Add Product dialog box, enter the following:

    • Product Name = Description.

      Do not enter the text "Count = x" if this text is displayed.

    • Activation ID = Activation ID

    • Quantity = Seat count, the number of purchased licenses.

    Be sure to enter exactly the same information as in the Entitlement email.

    The quantity must be filled out using the table that lists all license features and quantity that each license product include.

    For more information, see Features and Licensed Products Table .

    If a feature is not listed for a product, enter 0 to indicate that the feature does not exist in the product.

  10. Click OK .

Repeat the procedure for all products in the entitlement.

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