(off topic) licensing

No. It looks at the MAC, which is static by default (Layer 2) The PC does
not even need to be on the network, just needs a network card

Oleg Tumarkin
Systems Administrator


-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Polvinale [SMTP:garyp@...]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 10:09 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing

That means you have to assign a static IP address to that PC???

Gary Polvinale

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Spriggle [mailto:rspriggle@...]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:03 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing


That is their way of copy protection. They hard code the ethernet hardware
address into the serial number of the seat. If you change machines or
ethernet cards, you have to submit the new hardware address and they will
update the serial number accordingly. We had to go through the same thing
with Pro/Engineer.

Rick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy Bowen [mailto:wpursche@...]
> Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM
> To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing
>
>
> I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going
> to be getting 1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that
> is licensing us for Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet
> address for the workstation it is going to be on. They say
> that it is necessary that they have this information before
> they give us a license. Do you suppose that this prohibits
> dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving
> out our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas
> why they need it?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Wendy Bowen
> Network Administrator
> Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
> (810) 743-1600 ext.323
> wpursche@...
>
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I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going to be getting 1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that is licensing us for Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet address for the workstation it is going to be on. They say that it is necessary that they have this information before they give us a license. Do you suppose that this prohibits dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving out our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas why they need it?

Thanks!

Wendy Bowen
Network Administrator
Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
(810) 743-1600 ext.323
wpursche@...


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That is their way of copy protection. They hard code the ethernet hardware
address into the serial number of the seat. If you change machines or
ethernet cards, you have to submit the new hardware address and they will
update the serial number accordingly. We had to go through the same thing
with Pro/Engineer.

Rick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy Bowen [mailto:wpursche@...]
> Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM
> To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing
>
>
> I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going
> to be getting 1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that
> is licensing us for Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet
> address for the workstation it is going to be on. They say
> that it is necessary that they have this information before
> they give us a license. Do you suppose that this prohibits
> dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving
> out our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas
> why they need it?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Wendy Bowen
> Network Administrator
> Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
> (810) 743-1600 ext.323
> wpursche@...
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>
> To access the Files Section of our Yahoo!Group for Report
> Builder and Crystal Reports and other 'goodies', please go
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> must have already linked your email address to a yahoo id to
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Wendy,
They use the number they are requesting to generate your license
key. You may want to look into getting a parallel port key for the back of
your UG machine. If I remember correctly, you won't need to give them a
network address and if you want to switch workstations, you can just move
the key. Ask your salesman about a hardware key.

Bart Sgroi

-----Original Message-----
From: Wendy Bowen [mailto:wpursche@...]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing


I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going to be getting
1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that is licensing us for
Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet address for the workstation it is
going to be on. They say that it is necessary that they have this
information before they give us a license. Do you suppose that this
prohibits dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving out
our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas why they need it?

Thanks!

Wendy Bowen
Network Administrator
Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
(810) 743-1600 ext.323
wpursche@...


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At 11:03 AM 5/18/2001 , you wrote:
>That is their way of copy protection. They hard code the ethernet hardware
>address into the serial number of the seat. If you change machines or
>ethernet cards, you have to submit the new hardware address and they will

Absolutely correct. Wonder if they know about NICs like the SMC 1211TX
that allow you to reprogram the MAC address?

Wendy, the number they're asking for is a "MAC address" - a unique ID
number in every ethernet device. There's no harm or security risk in
giving it out. It's a 6 byte number. The first 3 are a manufacturer ID,
the other 3 the serial number, so they're even easy to make one up for a
given manufacturer.

-Wayne
Sorry to have taken so long to respond. Quick-grab a network card off the
shelf & provide that MAC address for your UG license. If you EVER wish to
move that license to another machine, it will not be possible IF you're
using an imbedded network card. Perhaps the vendor will update a license
for you down the road, but who knows? I made a short-sighted decision when
we licensed VeriCut. The computer is now over five years old & the
software has gone through many revision changes.

Flex(network)LicenseManager uses the same scheme for producing seeds for
license numbers, only most servers will usually be around for a while
longer than the desktop machines.

Dan Maddox
Pactiv Corp
v207-756-6448
f207-774-3654

At 08:42 AM 5/18/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Wendy,
> They use the number they are requesting to generate your license
>key. You may want to look into getting a parallel port key for the back of
>your UG machine. If I remember correctly, you won't need to give them a
>network address and if you want to switch workstations, you can just move
>the key. Ask your salesman about a hardware key.
>
>Bart Sgroi
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Wendy Bowen [mailto:wpursche@...]
>Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM
>To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing
>
>
>I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going to be getting
>1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that is licensing us for
>Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet address for the workstation it is
>going to be on. They say that it is necessary that they have this
>information before they give us a license. Do you suppose that this
>prohibits dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving out
>our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas why they need it?
>
>Thanks!
>
>Wendy Bowen
>Network Administrator
>Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
>(810) 743-1600 ext.323
>wpursche@...
>
>
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That means you have to assign a static IP address to that PC???

Gary Polvinale

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Spriggle [mailto:rspriggle@...]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:03 AM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing


That is their way of copy protection. They hard code the ethernet hardware
address into the serial number of the seat. If you change machines or
ethernet cards, you have to submit the new hardware address and they will
update the serial number accordingly. We had to go through the same thing
with Pro/Engineer.

Rick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy Bowen [mailto:wpursche@...]
> Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM
> To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Vantage] (off topic) licensing
>
>
> I have a quick licensing question for everyone. We are going
> to be getting 1 Unigraphics seat in soon. The company that
> is licensing us for Unigraphics wants to know the ethernet
> address for the workstation it is going to be on. They say
> that it is necessary that they have this information before
> they give us a license. Do you suppose that this prohibits
> dual installation on another computer? I don't like giving
> out our LAN addresses unless I absolutely have to. Any ideas
> why they need it?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Wendy Bowen
> Network Administrator
> Schmald Tool & Die, Inc.
> (810) 743-1600 ext.323
> wpursche@...
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
>
> To access the Files Section of our Yahoo!Group for Report
> Builder and Crystal Reports and other 'goodies', please go
> to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vantage/files/. Note: You
> must have already linked your email address to a yahoo id to
> enable access.
>
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
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>
>

To access the Files Section of our Yahoo!Group for Report Builder and
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