Crystal Reports is an extensive product that may be used in many ways to deliver a wide
range of data reporting and analysis needs. The additions and changes to the licensing
model reflect the many improvements and additions to Crystal Reports that enable it to be
used for the creation of Server Applications and Report Distribution Systems.
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? License Manager
? Viewing License Information
? License Information Panel
? Adding Key Codes
? Deleting Key Codes
? License Types
? Product Categories License Manager
The License Manager is an administrative tool that makes it possible for users to manage
their Crystal Reports licenses and key codes from a central location. Using the License
Manager, Crystal Reports administrators will be able to:
? View information pertaining to all existing product licenses used in the current
deployment of Crystal Reports.
? Add newly purchased product license key codes to meet increasing reporting
To launch the License Manager, run the file called LicenseManager.exe included with
this zip file. This will invoke the License Manager application:
Use this drop-down list to specify the Crystal Reports product for which licensing
information is to be displayed.
Add key code
Use this box to enter any new license key codes that are purchased for your Crystal
Existing key codes
This window displays the key codes that have been purchased for the Crystal Reports
product category specified in the Product drop-down list above. Level
This box specifies the Product Level for the key code highlighted in the Existing key
The Type column specifies the License Types and RCAPI access that are available from
the product category specified in the Product drop-down list
The Selected Keycode column specifies the product permissions that are available from
the keycode highlighted in the Existing Keycodes area. All Keycodes
The All Keycode column shows the total product permissions that have been purchased
from the product category specified in the Product drop-down list. Viewing License Information
The License Manager makes it possible to view information for all licenses in a specified
product category and/or information pertaining to a specific key code.
To view license information
1. Select a product from the Product categories list.
All key codes for licenses that have been purchased for the specified Crystal
Reports product are displayed in the "Existing key codes" area.
2. Highlight a key code in the Existing key codes area.
Information specific to both the selected product category and the highlighted key
code is displayed in the License Information Panel. License Information Panel
The License Information panel provides the following information:
This box specifies the Product Level for the key code highlighted in the "Existing key
codes" area. All Crystal Reports licenses fall into one of the following levels:
Non - Expiring Levels Expiring Levels Full Evaluation
Full + Subscription Beta
Upgrade Not For Resale
Upgrade + Subscription
Type | Selected Keycode | All Keycodes
This panel lists the licenses that are currently available from your existing Crystal
? The first row displays the License Type permissions that are available for the
product category listed in the Product drop-down list. The License Type
permissions are 1) Development and Test 2) Deployment and 3) Processor
? The second row displays the report creation and modification permissions
Note: The Crystal Reports Product categories show the RDC permissions and the
RAS Product categories show the RAS permissions.
Adding Key Codes
To add a Crystal Reports key code to the License Manager
1. Enter the key code into the Add Key Code area.
2. Click Add.
If valid, the License Manager will add the key code to the "Existing key codes"
The Product Category, Level, and other attributes corresponding to the key code
will be automatically displayed in the License Manager.
3. Verify that the information displayed for the key code is correct.
4. Click OK. (Users must click OK for any changes to be committed to the system). Note: When adding a new, non-expiring key code, any existing expiring key codes
matching the new key code's attributes will be deleted. Deleting Key Codes
To remove a key code from the License Manager
1. In the "Existing key codes" area, select the key code to be removed.
2. Click Remove. The key code will be removed from the list.
3. Click OK. (Users must click OK for any changes to be committed to the system).
Note: The License Manager will allow users to delete any key code EXCEPT the last
Crystal Reports Developer Edition key code listed in the "Existing key codes" area.
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