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TN WW205 Manually Editing the License Server Configuration File

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This article from InSource Solutions shows you how to manually edit the license configuration file for System Platform 2017.

  • Author: Daniel London
  • Published: 06/04/2018
  • Applies to: System Platform 2017 Licensing



With the introduction of online licensing in System Platform 2017, a server configuration file was created to correspond with the license server. It will be necessary at times to manually change the host name/server name if the license manager is not reading it correctly.


1. Navigate to:

C:\ProgramData\Schneider Electric\Licensing



  1. Backup the ServerConfig.xml file.


  1. Open the file in an editor (Such as Notepad).



  1. Edit desired fields (such as HostName and HostId) and save as a .XML file without renaming it.