03 Installation – Networked DLL

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Welcome to this demonstration on Bonus Tools - Installation of Networked License Manager.

Install Network License Manger

  1. The install files will be emailed to you once a Networked License has been purchased.
  2. Save the install file to disk.
  3. Double click and run the Bonus Tools License Manager-20-15-01-23.exe file.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Read and agree to the Licensing Terms.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Install.
  8. The License Registration Wizard should show.
  9. If the License Registration Wizard does not show, please navigate to the following installation location: C:\Program Files\Kiwi Codes Solutions Ltd\Bonus Tools Floating License Manager.
  10. Double click on the Bonus Tools License Manager.exe.
  11. The License Registration Wizard will show.
  12. Note: No license key is found

  13. Click Register.
  14. Enter your key in the Activation Key text box.
  15. Note: You can right click and paste the key.

  16. Click Activate.
  17. Note: The license key is now valid in the Results section of the form.

  18. Click Next.
  19. Click Finish.
  20. A Select Network Path dialog will show.
  21. Select a Folder Location to store the network license database by Clicking on the button at the end of the text box.
  22. Navigate to and select a folder located on a network drive.
  23. Note: DO NOT browse for a local drive on a PC, like a C Drive.

  24. Click Ok.
  25. Note: The network path.

  26. Click Ok.
  27. If you browse to the path you chose you will find a XML file: qlmfloating-bt.xml
  28. This is the file that you connect to within Revit.
  29. See 04 Activating a License - Network License for instructions to connect to a Network License within Revit.

Removing License Manger (to place on another PC)

  1. On the PC/Server the License Manager was installed on.
  2. Navigate to “C:\Program Files\Kiwi Codes Solutions Ltd\Bonus Tools Floating License Manager”.
  3. From this location Double Click and running “Release Bonus Tools License Manager.exe”
  4. If you do not see “Release Bonus Tools License Manager.exe”.
    1. Download the latest version from here: Network Server Software
    2. And rerun the installation of Bonus Tools License Manger by Double Clicking and running “Bonus Tools License Manager.exe”
    3. Note: It is important these steps are followed if the “Bonus Tools License Manager.exe” is not found.
  5. Once the “Release Bonus Tools License Manager.exe” has been run you should get confirmation the license has been released.
  6. If this fails, please contact Kiwi Codes at: chris@kiwicodes.com

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