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  • How To Add Features When Issuing/Reissuing a License

    With the release of Software Potential 3.2.1986 on Monday 30th Nov 2015 we've introduced some UI changes to simplify the management of features to be added/removed as part of the License Issue and License Reissue workflows. The changes should significantly reduce the time required to add or remove features...

  • How To: Update a permutation in SLPS V3

    To avail of new functionality in the SLP Runtime or Code Protector youmay need to update your permutation(s) on the SLP Online Servicebefore you can protect your code using Code Protector.

  • How To: Install SLPS Runtime Components

    This article offers guidance on how to ensure the SLPS Runtime components are installed correctly before execution of any protected code. In order to offer a consistent and clear experience to end users, the amended behaviour in SLPS V3 is that the Runtime will now - prior to the first attempt to execute...

  • How To: Declaratively mark methods to be protected or licensed in your code

    Marking methods with the [Protect] or [Feature] attributes ensures the marked methods will be automatically protected during the Code Protection phase, removing the need to use Code Protector to mark methods as protected after one has created a .SLMCfg configuration file (and allowing obfuscation to...

  • Using the SLPS SaaS SDK in Azure

    To license SaaS application on Azure you will need to use the SLP SaaS SDK. As of SLP v3.1.1917 this SDK is shipped automatically as part of the vendorpermutation. If you have a previous version you will need to update your permutation, download it and extract the necessary components. This document...

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  • How To Add Features When Issuing/Reissuing a License

    With the release of Software Potential 3.2.1986 on Monday 30th Nov 2015 we've introduced some UI changes to simplify the management of features to be added/removed as part of the License Issue and License Reissue workflows. The changes should significantly reduce the time required to add or remove features...

  • How to Protect your assembly to include Distributor

    If you wish your protected assembly to be able to utilize SLP Distributor concurrent licensing capabilities you will need to protect your assembly in such a manner as to include the required Distributor client components in your distributables. This article explains how to do this. The following is...

  • How To View Usages in SLP Distributor

    It is possible via the SLP Distributor web interfaceto view all current allocations of licensed resources to protected applications.

  • How To Create and Activate a Distributor License

    Licenses for use with SLP Distributor can be created on SLP Online and then activated using the Activation page on Distributor's web admininstration front end. Distributor licenses have a setting "For Use with Distributor Only" which prevents their activation/use outside of a Distributor ...

  • How To Install SLP Distributor Host Service

    SLP Distributor is installed as a Windows Service on a customer premise and manages concurrent licensing between connected licensed applications. In addition to the licensing service endpoint Distributor also provides a web interface for administration of the service e.g. to activate licenses, view usages...