The Georgia SoftWorks Floating License provides the flexibility to rapidly move the GSW SSH Server from one
machine to another. If you are unable to use the Floating License - skip this section and go to the section on
Registration via Software Serial Number.
NOTE: When a SSH Server Pack is purchased (SSH Server and GSW Telnet Server), the same physical Floating License will contain valid Serial Numbers for both products.
With the Floating License NO software registration is required for the SSH Server to operate.
Common scenarios where the Floating License is useful include:
The Georgia SoftWorks Floating License is a hardware key that connects to a female parallel port connector or
USB Port on the server. The parallel port Floating License does not impact functionality of the port for other
uses. The parallel hardware key acts as a pass-through allowing normal connections to the other side of the
The Georgia SoftWorks Floating License is a hardware key that can be ordered for a Parallel or USB Port.
|Parallel Port Floating License||USB Floating License|
The Parallel Port Floating License is a Pass Through allowing normal function of the port.
Not attached to a Server
The Parallel Port Floating License connects to a female parallel port on the server and does not impact functionality of the port for other uses. It acts as a pass though allowing normal connections to the other side of the key.
USB LED Lights when Installed
The SSH Server will recognize the presence of the key and activate the software with the proper date for
which free version upgrades can be obtained. It does not matter which parallel or USB port on the server the
Hardware Key is installed, as all ports will be scanned for the installation of the key.
The Floating License currently is installed using the manufacturer SafeNet, previously Aladdin of the hardware key’s setup program. It is described below. The name of the hardware key is HASPHL and you will see it displayed in the setup screens. The best drivers for the HASP4 are the HASP HL drivers.
Floating License – Hardware Key Installation Instructions
Note: If you are using a USB Floating License on a Windows NT system - run the file aksnt4usb.exe
prior to the following steps.
Note: Install the Floating License drivers before plugging into the USB port.
Uninstall Floating License – (Hardware Key)
In the event that you need to uninstall the Floating License (SafeNet HaspHL) please use the Windows Control Panel Add/Remove Programs administrative utilities.
NOTE: Removing or uninstalling the Floating License will disable the GSW UTS Server.
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The new value will take effect when the GSW SSHD service is restarted
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