Prepare to Install Altair License Management System

This chapter summarizes the items and procedures needed to install and successfully run the Altair License Management System on Linux, UNIX, or Windows.

The general procedure for installing and activating the license management system is:
  • Determine the server(s) for the license manager and the Usage Reporting System
  • Download the proper package(s) from Altair Connect
  • Install the Altair License Management System on the designated machine(s) and, if required, install the hardware key (dongle) on the appropriate machine(s)
  • Obtain a valid license file for the machine
  • Activate the license manager and the usage reporting system
Requirements:
  • Access to the Altair web site or Altair Connect
  • Altair License Management System Software
  • A valid HostID of the server machine (use almutil –hostid or almtuil GUI)
  • License file