Continuing an offline deactivation in the Software Manager - Johnson Controls - Metasys - LIT-12012392 - Software Application - Software Licensing - 4.0

Branch License Manager License Portal Help

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Software Licensing
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User Guide
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About this task

After you download the license deactivation file from the License Portal, complete the following steps to continue the offline deactivation process in the Software Manager:


  1. Copy the license deactivation file or the contents of the license deactivation file to a location accessible to the offline machine where the license is to be deactivated.
  2. Launch the Software Manager.
  3. In the Software Manager's License Inventory table, click the Choose Action menu for the license you want to deactivate.
  4. Click Deactivate.
  5. Click Offline with a License Deactivation File. The Deactivate Offline dialog box appears.
  6. Enter the path for the location of the license deactivation file, or click the folder icon to browse to the file, select the file and click Open; or, select Use a string (paste below), open the file, copy its contents to the clipboard, and then paste it in the field.
  7. Click OK to close the message stating successful license deactivation.
  8. Retrieve the license release file created by the Software Manager and copy it to the same online machine that you use to access the License Portal.
    Note: When the license release file is created, the license is removed from the machine. To be able to reuse the license on another machine go to Completing an offline deactivation in the License Portal.