sales questions

Discussion in 'General' started by gdewey, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. gdewey

    gdewey Member

    Hi, I have some sales questions but can't find any email or form to post them.

    Should I do it here :cool:?

    tks
  2. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

  3. gdewey

    gdewey Member

    ok here is my question:

    I would like to purchase an enterprise license with 2 CPU to get the cache functionality for a project I have on hand but most of the test are done on a test VM server, we normally drop or rebuild the servers. Can I port or de-register/register the license from one server to another until I get it in production?

    Can I upgrade from 2 to 8 CPU later ?

    tks
  4. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

  5. gdewey

    gdewey Member

    mh so if I create am Image of my server in amazon ec2 to backup everything and for some reason the server needs to be launched again the license wont work because of a "hardware change" :-/ this complicate things a bit ..
  6. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    if you can predict the hardware change, should not be a issue.
    before change, you issue command:
    /usr/local/lsws/bin/lshttpd -m

    after change, you issue
    /usr/local/lsws/bin/lshttpd -r

    there is a 3 day overlap period.
  7. gdewey

    gdewey Member

    sometimes we cannot :S .. I had the experiences of getting from amazon tech support "sorry but the there was a hardware degradation in that sector" (what ever that means) or that the server just was unreachable in the middle of the process and we urgently needed to re-launche a new server..

    I ask this paranoic questions because of the type of projects we do. They require very hi availability for a very short time.. they last 2-3 days because of the nature of the project. so we need a very flexible way to re-lauch in bad scenarios.

    any ways, the schema is understood
  8. Michael

    Michael Administrator Staff Member

    You can also always release your license when you need to use it on a different piece of "hardware", though this will shut down the server you were using it on...

    Michael

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