Move between different license models

Technical Note 39232

Targets:
All

Component:
Licensing

Updated:
1/27/2014 11:25 AM

Introduction

This Technical Note applies to IAR System products that uses License Management System version 2 (LMS2).

Background

IAR Embedded Workbench products with LMS2 uses one installer, regardless if it is a Full, Time-limited or Size-limited variant.

Based on the license in use, the product will be - Full, Time-limited, Size-limited etc.

Applies to

This Tech Note applies when you use any of the following product(s) with the mentioned versions (or later). Please Note - There is an older behavior (see far below), and there is the present behavior.

Product version (and newer) with the present behavior

Product Version Product Version Product Version Product Version
RX 2.40 430 5.51 R32C 1.40 8051 8.20
78K 4.80 ARM 6.50 AVR 6.20 STM8 1.40
RL78 1.30 RH850 1.10 CR16C 3.20 M16C 3.60
AVR32 4.20 SH 2.30 V850 4.10 visualSTATE 7.2
HCS12 4.10            

Products with the old behavior

Product Version Product Version Product Version
8051 8.11 V850 3.81 RL78 1.20

Change licensing model of an IAR Embedded Workbench installation

Move to Full from Time-/Size-limited evaluation

IAR Embedded Workbench is already installed, so what is needed is to select a license that unlocks Full/unrestricted use. (I.e. this applies provided that the Full license has been activated.)

  • Start the 2.xx IAR License Manager.
  • In the License Manager, choose View > Product List.
  • Double-click the product to display the License Details dialog box.
  • Select the license you want to use from the Selected license drop-down list.

Move between Time-limited eval to Size-limited eval

Present behavior
  • From the "License" menu select "Get evaluation license".
  • In the wizard that pops up, choose "Register", make a new registration and select the evaluation alternative that you want to move to.
  • When you have received the new license number, Activate this license as usual.
Old behavior
  • In the License Manager, double click on the license to open the detailed view.
  • In the "Selected license" drop down list, select "<no selected license>".
  • Close the detailed view.
  • From the "License" menu select "Get evaluation license".
  • In the wizard that pops up, choose "Register", make a new registration and select the evaluation alternative that you want to move to.
  • When you have received the new license number, Activate this license as usual.

 

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