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Activate Licenses Using the Floating License Manager

If your Citect SCADA system uses FLEXERA Softkey Licensing, you need to activate your licenses to allocate the computers in your system. To do this, you use the Schneider Electric Floating License Manager.

Note: If you have purchased softkey licenses for your Citect SCADA system, the required activation codes will be emailed to your from

To activate a license using Floating License Manager:

  1. Obtain the required license activation code from the purchase confirmation email.
  2. Open Citect Studio.
  3. On the Activity Bar, select Licensing from the menu.
  4. OR

    Click the Licensing icon.

  5. On the License Manager panel, click Launch.
  6. The Schneider Electric Floating License Manger will appear. It will include a list of the floating licenses that are already available on the FlexNet Enterprise License Server.

  7. Click Activate.
  8. On the dialog that appears, select an Activation Method, then click Next.
  9. Enter the Activation ID that was emailed to you, then click Next.
  10. The following steps will be determined by activation method you selected. If you require assistance, click the Help button for instructions.

  11. To finalize the activation process, you will be prompted to restart the FlexNet License Administrator. Click Yes.
  12. The license you have activated will now appear in the list displayed in the Floating License Manager.

There are several other tasks you can perform with Floating License Manager. For more information on its supported functionality, see the documentation that is available from the Help menu.

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Published June 2018