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[?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:23 pm
by tron
Hi Everbody,

its my first time on this board. Looks great.
So many helpful tools and tuts.
I tried to search for something but i dont know how i should discribe.
So i decided to start a new Topic, may ist faster if somebody knows the right link or answer.

I just bought SIMATIC S7 STEP7 PROFESSIONAL 2010 Floating License for my Company.
They take 2500 Euro. So here is my Problem.

I got a laptop for field programing an a PC in my office for programing and i can't afford me a second license.
And its very annoying to transfer the license from PC to laptop and back.
I got Step7 v5.5 and Automation License Manager v5.0 SP1.

I tried to copy the *.ekb files from AX NF ZZ directory.
But ALM dosen't accept the copy files, they are displayd as invalid.
So how can i copy my license to my laptop btw. to my pc? Is there a way to do that?
I dont want to use always those stupid transfer of ALM.

I hope anybody can help me.
THX in advance ...tRoN...

Re: [?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:55 pm
by CoMod

Re: [?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:12 pm
by tron
what i don't understand is: do i need to transfer the key back to the orginal siemens usb stick and then make a image of the usb stick, or can i make a image of C:\AX NF ZZ and copy this image to the laptop?

Re: [?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:47 pm
by dehell
Hi,
Backup your licence on your USB stick.
Make a image of USB Stick (*.IMA), then rest image to a new USB Stick - any size and any vendor.
Use http://winimage.com/
Regards

Re: [?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:23 pm
by tron
thx guys!!! i'll try it tomorrow

Re: [?]: How to copy S7 v5.5 license

Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:33 am
by Mrc2
take TrueCrypt,
make a crypt folder,
put in the S5 license an zip,
now you can make a copy of zip an then unzip
you have 2 licenses :roll: