3.1 Installing a node-locked license using the ARM License Manager

The ARM License Manager is a graphical tool that runs in Eclipse. It helps you to set up your ARM licensing environment for DS-5.

To install a node-locked license:


  1. Start Eclipse for DS-5.
  2. Select Help > ARM License Manager from the Eclipse for DS-5 menu to display the ARM License Manager dialog box.
  3. Click Add License to display the Add License dialog box as the figure shows.
    Figure 3-1 Add License dialog box
    Add License dialog box

  4. In the Select License Type page, select Use a license file, license server, serial number, or activation code. Then click Next.
  5. In the Obtain a new license page, select Use an existing license file or license server address, then click Next >.
    The Enter existing license details page is displayed, as the figure shows.
    Figure 3-2 Enter existing license details page
    Existing license page

  6. Download a license file from the ARM Web Licensing portal and then install the license as follows:
    1. Click Browse to locate and select the license file you downloaded from the ARM Web Licensing portal.
    2. Click Open to select the license file.
    3. Click Finish to add the license file to the list of license sources for your computer.
      This makes the requested changes to your ARM licensing environment.
    4. Click Close to close the License Manager dialog box.
      The license installation is complete.
Related concepts
1.4 Node-locked license scheme
Related tasks
2.2 Manually obtaining a license from the ARM web licensing portal
4.2 Setting up your licensing server environment with the ARM License Manager
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