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zoo:rhinovalidateoffline [2018/04/14]
maryfugier
zoo:rhinovalidateoffline [2018/06/01] (current)
maryfugier
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-======Rhino License Validation======+======Rhino License Validation: Online and Offline======
 > **Product:​** //​[[zoo:​home|Zoo]]//​ > **Product:​** //​[[zoo:​home|Zoo]]//​
 > **Summary:​** //Discusses Rhino license validation and how it works with the Zoo// > **Summary:​** //Discusses Rhino license validation and how it works with the Zoo//
  
-Rhino 5 introduced ​new license validation system to make it easier to recover lost or stolen license keys. License validation associates your license with your email address (or email domain in the case of a Lab License) ​and, for upgrade licenses, your previous license key. +Rhino 5 and Rhino 6 use a license validation system to make it easier to recover lost or stolen license keys. License validation associates your license with your email address (or email domain in the case of a Lab License), ​a Rhino device name, Device ID, and for upgrade licenses, your previous license key. 
  
 When you add a Rhino license to the Zoo, you are asked to validate the license online. Rhino licenses must be validated before they can be used. When you add a Rhino license to the Zoo, you are asked to validate the license online. Rhino licenses must be validated before they can be used.
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 ===== Validating offline ===== ===== Validating offline =====
 If your Zoo server is //not// connected to the Internet, you can perform license validation offline. ​ If your Zoo server is //not// connected to the Internet, you can perform license validation offline. ​
---**Note:** //Offline validation requires that Zoo server that will accept the offline validation code is truly offline with no internet access. ​ +--**Note:** //Offline validation requires that Zoo server that will accept the offline validation code is truly offline with no internet ​or network ​access. ​Unplug the network cable and disconnect from the wireless for this option.
 // //
 Here are the steps: Here are the steps:
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   - Go to a system with Internet access. ​   - Go to a system with Internet access. ​
   - In a web browser, go to **https://​www.rhino3d.com/​validate**. ​   - In a web browser, go to **https://​www.rhino3d.com/​validate**. ​
-  - Enter your email address and your Rhino license key. {{:​zoo:​validate.jpg?​200|}} +  - Enter your email address and your Rhino license key. {{:​zoo:​validate.jpg?​400|}} 
-  - Next enter your **Rhino Device Name** and **Device ID** that were given in Step 3.+  - For Rhino 6, you will also enter your **Rhino Device Name** and **Device ID** that were given in Step 3. {{:​zoo:​validate2.jpg?​400|}}
   - If upgrading, you will also enter a license key for a previous version of Rhino.   - If upgrading, you will also enter a license key for a previous version of Rhino.
-  - Your validation code will be displayed. Print or save it to a text file.  +  - Your validation code will be displayed. Print or save it to a text file. //This code needs to be used within 24-hours of generating it.// 
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   - Return to the Zoo server system.   - Return to the Zoo server system.
-  - Run **ZooAdmin**, add your Rhino license key and click **OK**.+  - In the Zoo console (run ZooAdminadd your Rhino license key and click **OK**.
   - Enter your validation code in the Validation Wizard and click **Next**.   - Enter your validation code in the Validation Wizard and click **Next**.
   - Rhino will now be successfully validated offline.   - Rhino will now be successfully validated offline.
zoo/rhinovalidateoffline.1523678102.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/04/14 (external edit)