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SWK license file bound to PmNetKey licence server

The license file (i.e. the PmXXXX.swk file) designed for PmNetKey licence server contains the network licence for PROMOTIC system application (licence client). In the file name of the licence file, there is a licenec number (e.g. the file name is Pm3401.swk, where 3401 is the licence number).
 
This type of licence file is bound to a single individual PmNetKey licence server, that is protected by its own HW key. This means that the licence file is functional only with PmNetKey licence server program running on the computer, where the specific hardware key is connected.
 
The complete licence for the PROMOTIC application is contained in the licence file.
 
For more detailed description of configuration, location of licence files and principles of network licences see PmNetKey licence server.
 
Caution:
 
The network licence is valid for one running application. If two applications are to run on a computer (e.g. a server application and a visualization application) then each of them needs its own licence.
 
Commissioning:
a) Licence server - The licence file must be copied into the same folder where the PmNetKey.exe file is located.
b) Licence client - In the application INI file (for runtime - PmRt), or in PROMOTIC program INI file (for development environment - PmDev and PmDevSchool - since version 8.3. it is necessary to create the section [Licence] and in this section to create the key Medium as described below (reference to a PmNetKey licence server and to a specific SWK license file bound to PmNetKey licence server):
[Licence]
Medium=netkey:http://192.168.1.99:81/Pm1234.swk
 
, where the netkey indicates the network licence, http or https indicates the protocol, followed by the IP address or computer name, internal web server port and the licence SWK file name.
 
Caution:
 
Logged-in Windows user must have the permissons for writing into following files:
- PmNetKeyA.log file of the Licence server PmNetKey
- app.ini files of PROMOTIC application bound to PmNetKey licence server
 
Recommendation:
- The license file has to be backed up (archived).
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