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litespeed_wiki:licenses:transfer-or-release-a-license [2018/05/01 19:41]
Kacey Schroeder
litespeed_wiki:licenses:transfer-or-release-a-license [2018/08/17 15:40]
Jackson Zhang
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 +====== How to transfer or release a license ======
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   - Verify your migrated license in your old server, you should have 3 days overlap for a smooth transition. LSWS process on your old server will automatically shut down after 3 days, so make sure you are ready to register for the new license when you ready to migrate.<​code>​old_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -V</​code>​   - Verify your migrated license in your old server, you should have 3 days overlap for a smooth transition. LSWS process on your old server will automatically shut down after 3 days, so make sure you are ready to register for the new license when you ready to migrate.<​code>​old_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -V</​code>​
   - In your new server, or the same server after hardware upgrade, register a new license. Assume you already copied over the same directory over.    - In your new server, or the same server after hardware upgrade, register a new license. Assume you already copied over the same directory over. 
-    * When you run "​-r"​ option, make sure there is no other license related files in the lsws/ and lsws/conf directory except "​serial.no"​. Back up and remove all the "​trial.key",​ "​license.key"​. <​code>​new_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -r</​code>​ A new file license.key should be saved in the same directory as serial.no (either under lsws/conf or lsws/).+    * Before ​you run "​-r"​ option, make sure there is no other license related files in the lsws/ and lsws/conf directory except "​serial.no"​. Back up and remove all the "​trial.key",​ "​license.key"​. ​Also make sure you have "​serial.no"​ in lsws/conf already. If there is no "​serial.no"​ file there, you should create one and place your serial no into that file before you run "​-r": ​<​code>​new_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -r</​code>​ A new file license.key should be saved in the same directory as serial.no (either under lsws/conf or lsws/).
     * If your new license key is not in the lsws/conf, move the new license.key and serial.no to  lsws/conf. <​code>​new_server:​mv lsws/​license.key conf/</​code>​ Usually this step is not necessary.     * If your new license key is not in the lsws/conf, move the new license.key and serial.no to  lsws/conf. <​code>​new_server:​mv lsws/​license.key conf/</​code>​ Usually this step is not necessary.
   - Verify the license in your new server. <​code>​new_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -V</​code>​   - Verify the license in your new server. <​code>​new_server:​lsws/​bin/​lshttpd -V</​code>​
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