Setting up Node lock license for Understand

A node locked license is a license for Understand that will work for all users of a given machine. A node locked license will only work for users physically using that machine. The node locked license will not work for users logging into the machine remotely.

Node lock license setup instructions:
This process requires admin privileges

  1. From the command line cd to the SciTools\bin<OS> folder
  2. Create and make note of the Nodelock Request Code, und -createnodelockrequestcode ( This step requires admin rights )
  3. Use the following to checkout the license from the Helios website; ignore the first step that instructs the user to create a request code:
    Offline License Checkout
  4. Helios will display a reply code and a reply date.
  5. Enter the reply code and reply date unto the machine using: und -setnodelockreplycode XXXXXXXX -setnodelockreplydate XXXX-XX-XX for Understand 5.0 and for 6.0 und -setnodelockreplycode XXXXXXXXXX -expiration XXXX-XX-XX [-maintenance XXXX-XX-XX]
    ( This step requires admin rights ).

Other Node Lock Commands
Return Nodelock - this invalidates the license and creates a return code for Helios that will allow the license to be used on a new machine und -shownodelockreturncode
This guide details the checkin process; ignore the first step that instructs the user to create a return code ( This step requires admin rights ).:

Show Existing Nodelock Request Code und -shownodelockrequestcode

Extend nodelock code und -extendnodelockcode XXXXXXX -extendnodelockdate XXXX-XX-XX for Understand 5.1