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TN WW231 Using Redundant License Servers

Description

 

This article from InSource shows how to setup and use the redundancy capability in the SE License server for 2017.  

  • Author: Lewis Talley
  • Published: 03/25/2019
  • Applies to: SE License Manager (2017+)

Details

We will be using the following architecture which is a dual setup of the license server.  On each node only the license manager and server were setup (shown below): The same thing was installed on both machines and is the only Wonderware software installed on either.

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The pair are administered as a single unit from the primary.  You will go the the primary license server (in this case TrainingLIC1 in my case) as shown below:

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Next we will click on the add server to add the redundant partner (note that nothing has been done on the partner except install the license manager software).

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After the backup is added you should be back at the main screen as follows (showing both license servers):

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Now we will enable redundancy by clicking on the primary tile (localhost as shown above), and accessing its configuration:

click on manage to bring up the node management screen:

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Now you should see the screen below indicating that they are paired and redundancy has been setup:

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