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zoo:rhinovalidateoffline [2021/01/13]
jb
zoo:rhinovalidateoffline [2021/10/05] (current)
maryfugier [Upgrading from previous versions]
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-======Rhino License Validation: Online and Offline======+======LAN Zoo License Validation: Online and Offline======
 > **Product:** //[[zoo:home|Zoo]]// > **Product:** //[[zoo:home|Zoo]]//
 > **Summary:** //Discusses Rhino license validation and how it works with the LAN Zoo// > **Summary:** //Discusses Rhino license validation and how it works with the LAN Zoo//
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 =====Upgrading from previous versions===== =====Upgrading from previous versions=====
-When you upgrade Rhino from a previous version, license validation associates the license from your previous version of Rhino with the license you are upgrading to. A previous version license can only be used to upgrade one Rhino license. For example, a company that owns four licenses of Rhino wants to upgrade its licenses to Rhino 5. Each upgrade installation should be associated with a different Rhino 4 license for validation to succeed.+When you upgrade Rhino from a previous version, license validation associates the license from your previous version of Rhino with the license you are upgrading to. A previous version license can only be used to upgrade one Rhino license. For example, a company that owns four licenses of Rhino wants to upgrade its licenses to Rhino 7. Each upgrade installation should be associated with a specific one of the Rhino 5 licenses for validation to succeed. These two keys are paired in our system.
  
 ===== The validation process ===== ===== The validation process =====
-When you add a valid Rhino license key to the Zoo, the Rhino License Validation Wizard is displayed. Follow the instructions on the screen to validate your license.+When you add a valid Rhino license key to the LAN Zoo, the Rhino License Validation Wizard is displayed. Follow the instructions on the screen to validate your license.
  
 If you get an error during license validation, please contact [[http://www.rhino3d.com/support|McNeel Technical Support]] for help. Please include the error description when you contact support. If you get an error during license validation, please contact [[http://www.rhino3d.com/support|McNeel Technical Support]] for help. Please include the error description when you contact support.
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 Here are the steps: Here are the steps:
-  - When you try to add a license to the Zoo that is offline, you will see this message{{:zoo:validate01.png?200|}} +  - When you try to add a license to the Zoo that is offline, **you will be presented with instructions** for off-line validation including a Device ID
-  - Click the button **"Get Validation Code Manually"**. +  - Write down the Rhino Key, Rhino Device Name, and Device ID.
-  - Write down the Rhino Key, Rhino Device Name, and Device ID {{:zoo:validate02.png?200|}}+
   - 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?400|}}   - Enter your email address and your Rhino license key. {{:zoo:validate.jpg?400|}}
-  - For Rhino 6, you will also enter your **Rhino Device Name** and **Device ID** that were given in Step 3. {{:zoo:validate2.jpg?400|}}+  - For Rhino 6 and 7, 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. //This code needs to be used within 24-hours of generating it.//    - 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.// 
zoo/rhinovalidateoffline.1610576780.txt.gz · Last modified: 2021/01/13 by jb