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Key Replacement

Replace Hardware Key (WIBU) with Another Hardware Key (CodeMeter)

1. Install CodeMeter Driver version 5.21 for ARCHICAD 10 to ARCHICAD 19

on to all computers that need to run ARCHICAD as well as your server if you are running CodeMeter server licences.

This CodeMeter Driver version can be used with ARCHICAD version 10 to version 19.

Remove the keyplug before you are installing the driver.

This CodeMeter driver supports:

  • Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7,
  • Mac OS X 10.10.3, Mac OS X 10.10.2, Mac OS X 10.9.5,
CodeMeter
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CodeMeter Driver version 5.21
21.1 MB

24.1 MB

24.3 MB
Apr 27, 2015

2. Install License Manager Tool

on to your workstation if you are running CodeMeter single licence hardware key(s) or on to your server if you are running CodeMeter server licences.

Windows The License Manager Tool is a 64-bit application and will not work on old 32-bit operating systems.

Mac OS X The License Manager Tool runs on Mac OS X 10.7 or higher.

License Manager Unplug

Unplug

If you have a Hardware Key, it must be unplugged during the installation of the License Manager Tool.


License Manager Download

Download

Download the License Manager Tool (~100 MB file).

Download for Mac OS X Download for Windows

License Manager Install

Install

Install the License Manager Tool. Restart Computer if prompted.


License Manager Run

Run

Start the License Manager Tool. With default install settings the tool is located at:
Applications/Graphisoft/GRAPHISOFT License Manager

3. Replace the Key

on to your workstation if you are running CodeMeter single licence hardware key(s) or on to your server if you are running CodeMeter server licences.

Make sure you have both Hardware Keys available. Plug both of them into your computer, or if this is not possible, first plug in the key that you wish to replace (the WIBU key, in this example). Later, the program will prompt you to insert the CodeMeter key when needed.

  1. Plug both Hardware Keys into your computer.
  2. From the list at the top of the License Manager, select the WIBU key you will replace.
  3. The contents of the selected key are listed in the Current Licenses section.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. The Update Multiple Keys dialog box appears, listing the Source key (the WIBU key) and the Target key (the CodeMeter key).
    Update Multiple Keys Dialog
  6. You are prompted to insert and remove the Hardware Keys as needed. The status of each listed key (e.g. “Not Available, Please Insert”, or “OK, Safe to Remove”) is refreshed automatically during the replacement process.
  7. Click Start to carry out the key replacement.
  8. Await confirmation of transfer.
  9. Starting CodeMeter server key (Ignore this point if you are running CodeMeter single licence keys)
    • Run CodeMeter Control Centre on your server and click on WebAdmin button (bottom right). CodeMeter WebAdmin webpage will open in your web browser.
    • Go to Configuration (top line) and Server (second line) tabs, check the box Run Network Server and click Apply. (Note that network server needs to be running at all times on your server to publish your licences to the office network. if your Server is restarted then CodeMeter Control Centre needs to be restarted or placed into start up items on your server.)
    • Close CodeMeter WebAdmin webpage.
    • Run CodeMeter Control Centre on all your ArchiCAD workstations and click on WebAdmin button (bottom right). CodeMeter WebAdmin webpage will open in your web browser.
    • Go to Configuration (top line), click Add, type in the fixed IP of your license server, click OK and Apply.
    • Close CodeMeter WebAdmin webpage on your workstation.
  10. Check CodeMeter key to confirm activation.
  11. Licenses on the WIBU key are now located on the CodeMeter key.
  12. Destroy WIBU Key following confirmed activation.