Dbvisit Standby Licensing


Introduction

Dbvisit Standby version 7 is making use of a new License Module.

If you are upgrading from a previous version, a new valid license key will be required.

The license key is in the format of seven blocks of 5 characters: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

An license key will look like this (this is an example demo key): BN88K-39633-BBL15-6U61L-56RBM-5RBI5-YSV0F

Even when installing Dbvisit Standby Version 7 for evaluation a trial key is required.  This key will be provided as part of the registration process for the download.  

Reviewing your license status

This section will show you how you can review your current license status.

Using Command Line

To display your current license information run the command "dbvisit -lic <DDC>"

Linux:  dbvisit -lic <DDC>

Windows:  dbvisit.exe -lic <DDC>

oracle@dbvlin101[/usr/dbvisit/standby]: ./dbvisit -lic devdb
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Dbvisit Standby Database Technology (7.0.03.11667) (pid 6786)
dbvisit started on dbvlin101: Fri Jan 10 13:32:14 2014 ()
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Dbvisit Standby license information for: devdb
customer_seq=1
customer_key_seq=0
license_type=DEMO (0)
expiry_date=2014-11-30
Status: Valid
=============================================================
dbvisit ended on dbvlin101: Fri Jan 10 13:32:15 2014
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Displaying your full license


Using the GUI

From the GUI interface you can follow these steps:

  1. Select "SETUP" 
  2. Click on "Register Dbvisit"
  3. The screen below will be displayed
  4. From this screen select your DDC (showed below with number 3) followed by clicking on the "Display License" button.  This will retrieve your license information and it will be displayed.



Activating the Software (Applying your license key)

The activation (applying of the license key) of Dbvisit Standby can be done as follow.

Using Command Line Interface (CLI)

To apply a new license key use the following command:  dbvisit -lic <DDC> <LICENSE_KEY>   (replace <DDC> with your DDC name and <LICENSE_KEY) with the license key provided to you)

Linux:  [/usr/dbvisit/standby]: ./dbvisit -lic <DDC>  <LICENSE_KEY>

Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dbvisit\Standby>dbvisit.exe -lic <DDC> <LICENSE_KEY>


Example, adding a license key for a database environment with DDC name "devdb" and license key "EB57I-DYK7K-9PI2V-1SH0D-AAWGR-2WEDY-ZJJ0F"    (note this is a demo license key)


oracle@dbvlin101[/usr/dbvisit/standby]: ./dbvisit -lic devdb EB57I-DYK7K-9PI2V-1SH0D-AAWGR-2WEDY-ZJJ0F
=============================================================
Dbvisit Standby Database Technology (7.0.03.11667) (pid 6953)
dbvisit started on dbvlin101: Fri Jan 10 13:46:35 2014 ()
=============================================================
Dbvisit Standby license information for: devdb
customer_seq=1
customer_key_seq=0
license_type=DEMO (0)
expiry_date=2014-02-10
=>Update with license key: EB57I-DYK7K-9PI2V-1SH0D-AAWGR-2WEDY-ZJJ0F? <Yes/No> [Yes]: YES
License updated.
Status: Valid
=============================================================
dbvisit ended on dbvlin101: Fri Jan 10 13:46:51 2014
=============================================================


Using Dbvserver Graphical Interface (GUI)

  1. Select "SETUP" 
  2. Click on "Register Dbvisit"
  3. The screen below will be displayed from where you can now add the license key.
  4. From this screen select your DDC (showed below with number 3) followed by adding your license to the field (indicated with the number 4 below) and then click on "License Dbvisit Standby".  The license will now be applied.