The Cinegy License Service is meant to control an access to the licensed Cinegy software through the USB hardware dongles and software key files. This article describes the Cinegy License Service installation and configuration.
|For proper functioning of Cinegy products it is strongly recommended to use the latest Cinegy License Service version.|
The Cinegy License Service is installed as a Windows Service:
To install the Cinegy License Service manually, run the Setup.exe file from the installation package. After this the Cinegy License Service setup wizard will be started:
Press "Next" to proceed with the installation or "Cancel" to abort and exit the setup wizard.
Read and accept the license agreement:
Press "Next" to proceed. Choose the destination folder for the Cinegy License Service installation:
Press "Next" to proceed. In the dialog that appears confirm your decision about the Cinegy License Service installation by pressing the "Install" button. A progress bar shows the progress of the installation process. After the installation is completed, press the "Finish" button to exit the setup wizard.
To configure the Cinegy License Service click the application icon either in Windows Start menu or in Windows File Explorer.
In the following configuration dialog that appears you can change necessary settings:
When the "Allow Remote Connection" option is enabled, the remote machines will be able to request licenses from the service. It is disabled by default. To apply the changed option state, press the "Save changes" button.
Define the timeout in seconds to keep the connections alive.
The "Default Software License Renewal URL" checkbox is active by default. The default URL is used by the Cinegy License Service to request renewed license. Leave it as is or deselect the checkbox to enter another URL to the different service location and version, which may be changed over time.
You can enable logging of the Cinegy License Service activities by selecting the "Enable Logging" checkbox:
By default logs are stored in the following path: C:\ProgramData\CinegyLicenseServer\Logs. Press the button to change the logging folder.
Trace Level - select the the custom debug level.
Error Level - select the necessary level of errors.
Day Start At - specify the hour when the new day starts if the log file is set to be created every day.
Rotate Frequency - specify how often a new log file is created, in hours.
This field allows user to start, stop and restart the Cinegy License Service via the relevant buttons:
The "Status" indicator goes green when the service is started, and switches to red when the service is stopped.
The "Use Remote License Servers" option defines whether the licenses should be requested from the remote license servers. It is disabled by default. To save the option state, press the "Save changes" button.
In the "License Server Addresses" field below you can enter, comma separated, addresses of all available license servers.