What is the best way to enter license information when it uses tokens?
Have you considered using a custom compare value for these applications?
I understood "tokens" in this context as dongles or other devices either plugged in to the machine where this license shall cover an installation or in box in the network serving as floating licenses.
For the first case, where the token is bound to a computer, from my experience add this license with the metric "Installation" and the assigment type "Computer/datacenter" and assign it to the computer covered. Add the token ID in the tab "information" in the "Serial number" field.
If you like a really sophistivated way of managing the tokens add a new object type for the tokens. Add objects for each toekn and link it to the cumpoter plugged in. Note that this will be additional effort in maintaining the objects when tokens will change the Computer.
For the second case with floating licenses you can consider using Snow for Engineering Applications (SEA). For more information please contact your local sales rep.
Hope this helps a little.
Tokens are not bound to a computer. We purchase 400 tokens annually that are used for a particular application with unlimited users and the tokens are used and released back into the pool.
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so could we say, that this is a standard Licensing Server model? You pay for an amount of licenses, which are given to end users, with no restriction to certain users or computers.
One easy way would be to create a license and create a manual comsumption via Custom Compare Values. Please see this article: How to enter license INVOICES 5 from vendor ReadSoft?
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