Serial Number Management

Starting up GV LicenseManager

Note

  • To use GV LicenseManager, it must be executed in the environment where EDIUS is installed. The following description are examples for Windows 10.

    The operation may differ depending on the type or version of OS on your PC.

1) Click the Windows logo at the lower left of the start screen to display the start menu, and click [Grass Valley] → [GV LicenseManager].

Alternative
[License List] Dialog Box

(1)

[Online activation]

Register the serial number.

Activating EDIUS

(2)

[Online deactivation]

Return licenses on the EDIUS terminal in the online environment to the activation server.

Moving License in Online Environment

(3)

[Offline Activation Create ID File]

Create an ID file to activate licenses on the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Registering License (Offline Activation)

(4)

[Offline Activation Register Activation File]

Register the license activation file acquired from the activation server to the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Registering License (Offline Activation)

(5)

[Offline Deactivation Create ID File]

Create an ID file to deactivate licenses on the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Unregistering License (Offline Activation)

(6)

[Offline Deactivation Register Activation File]

Register the license deactivation file acquired from the activation server to the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Unregistering License (Offline Activation)

(7)

[Online Repair]

Repair licenses on the EDIUS terminal in the online environment.

Repairing License in Online Environment

(8)

[Offline Repair Create ID File]

Create an ID file to repair licenses on the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Repairing License in Offline Environment

(9)

[Offline Repair Register Repair File]

Register the license repair file acquired from the activation server to the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

Repairing License in Offline Environment

(10)

[Settings]

Click this button for various settings.

[Settings] Dialog Box

[Settings] Dialog Box

[Use floating license server]

Check this item to use EDIUS with a floating license. Enter [Server address] and [Port number].

[Show License Expiration Warning]

Set the timing to display a warning message for license expiration.

[Administrator Password]

Restrict license activation/deactivation operations to the administrator.

Check this item and enter the administrator password.

Moving License in Online Environment

The following explains how to move licenses between EDIUS terminals in the online environment.

1) Start up GV LicenseManager on the move source EDIUS terminal.

2) Select products to deactivate licenses in the [License List] dialog box.

3) Click [Online deactivation], and click [Yes].

4) Start up EDIUS on the move destination EDIUS terminal.

5) Enter the serial number, and click [Register].

6) A message appears, and click [OK].

Note

  • eID activation is not necessary when unregistering the serial number.

Transferring License in Online Environment

Move licenses between offline EDIUS terminals via another PC in the online environment.

Note

  • To register the serial number to a new PC on which EDIUS is to be used, online activation of eID is required.

Unregistering License (Offline Activation)

Deactivate your license on the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

1) Connect a USB memory device to the PC where EDIUS is installed.

2) Start up GV LicenseManager.

3) Click [Offline Deactivation Create ID File].

4) Select the USB memory device as the export destination in the [Destination for ID File] dialog box, and click [Select Folder].

5) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

6) Disconnect the USB memory device, and connect it to a PC that is connected to the Internet.

7) Open the USB memory device on the explorer and double-click GVDeactivation.exe.

8) A message [Do you wish to deactivate the license?] appears, then click [Yes].

9) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

10) Connect the USB memory device to the previous EDIUS terminal, and start up GV LicenseManager.

11) Select products to deactivate licenses in the [License List] dialog box.

12) Click [Offline Deactivation Register Activation File].

13) Open the USB memory device, specify “Response.key”, and then click [Open].

14) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

15) Check that EDIUS has been removed from the license list on the [License List] dialog box, and then exit GV LicenseManager.

Note

  • eID activation is not necessary when unregistering the serial number.

Registering License (Offline Activation)

Activate your license on the EDIUS terminal in the offline environment.

1) Connect a USB memory device to the PC where EDIUS is installed.

2) Start up GV LicenseManager.

3) Click [Offline Activation Create ID File].

4) Enter the serial number of EDIUS, and click [OK].

5) Select the USB memory device as the export destination in the [Destination for ID File] dialog box, and click [Select Folder].

6) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

7) Disconnect the USB memory device from the PC, and connect it to a PC that is connected to the Internet.

8) Open the USB memory device on the explorer and double-click GVActivation.exe.

9) A message [Do you wish to activate the license?] appears, then click [Yes].

10) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

11) Connect the USB memory device to the PC where EDIUS is installed, and start up GV LicenseManager.

12) Click [Offline Activation Register Activation File].

13) Open the USB memory device, specify “Response.key”, and then click [Open].

14) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

15) Check that EDIUS has been activated and registered to the list on the [License List] dialog box, and then exit GV LicenseManager.

Repairing License in Online Environment

If you cannot start up EDIUS on the license authorized EDIUS terminal, check the product on GV LicenseManager. If the product name is indicated in red, the license information is corrupted. Try license repair or retry license activation.

1) Start up GV LicenseManager on the EDIUS terminal.

2) Select a product to repair the license in the [License List] dialog box.

3) Click [Online Repair], and click [Yes].

Repairing License in Offline Environment

If you cannot start up EDIUS on the license authorized EDIUS terminal, check the product on GV LicenseManager. If the product name is indicated in red, the license information is corrupted. Try license repair or retry license activation.

Repair licenses on the offline EDIUS terminal via another PC in the online environment.

1) Connect a USB memory device to the PC where EDIUS is installed.

2) Start up GV LicenseManager.

3) Select a product to repair the license in the [License List] dialog box.

4) Click [Offline Repair Create ID File].

5) Select the USB memory device as the export destination in the [Browse For Folder] dialog box, and click [OK].

6) A confirmation message appears, then click [OK].

7) Disconnect the USB memory device from the PC, and connect it to a PC that is connected to the Internet.

8) Access the login screen of the activation server.

9) Enter the serial number on the login screen, and click [Submit].

10) Click [Manage Licenses].

11) Click [Manual Repair].

12) Click [Select file].

13) Select the ID file (ID.key) saved in step 5) , and click [Open].

14) Click [Submit].

15) Click [Save To File].

16) Click the [Save] list button, click [Save As], and specify the USB memory device as the export destination of the activation file (XML file).

17) Click [Offline Repair Register Repair File] in the [License List] dialog box on the EDIUS terminal.

18) Specify the activation file acquired in step 16) , and click [Open].

EDIUS System Reporter

About EDIUS System Reporter

Collect necessary information for detecting troubles on EDIUS.

When EDIUS has been shut down abnormally or does not respond, EDIUS system reporter will be displayed.

[EDIUS System Reporter] Dialog Box

[Create System Report]

Click this item to display a dialog box for file saving, and set the save destination to create a system report.

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