User manual License Manager

Generating and installing a license

The following instructions describe the process of self-generating a license certificate using the License Manager, which requires a set of controls to work in design mode in Visual Studio.

I. Account registration
Step first

In the first step, create an account. Start License Manager, on the left side you will find the settings tab, select Accounts and click the Create Account button.

Step second

In the New account window, enter your email address and password and click the Create button.

Step third

Correct account registration will end with a message. But before you can log in you must click the activation link that was sent to the email address you provided when registering your account.

II. Account registration confirmation
Step first

After registering your account you will receive an email with an activation link that you need to click and confirm your account registration.

III. Login to the application
Step first

After activating your account, you can now log on to the License Manager application. Enter your account name, password and click the Sign in button.

Step second

After you sign in, you'll see a list of accounts.

IV. Subscriptions
Step first

Choose from the left side Subscriptions tab and check the list if you subscribe to a demo.

V. licenses
Step first

Then select the Licenses tab on the left side and click the Generate License button.

Step second

Click the Create button, our server will generate a license for you.

Step third

Close the message box and wait for generating license certificate.

Step fourth

Refresh the list every few minutes until the license status changes to the generated one.

Step fifth

When the license certificate is generated, go to installation step by clicking on the Install License button.

Step sixth

In the installer window you can preview the certificate or go straight to the installation. Click the Show Certificate button. If this is the first license installation, it will require installing the SkayTek Root Authority certificate in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store. Installing the SkayTek Root Authority requires administrator rights, so if you are not currently logged on with an administrator account, close the License Manager and restart it as an administrator by going back to that point of the installation.

Step seventh

In this step you can see details of the certificate that was generated for you. If this is the first license installation, the certificate details will indicate that it is not yet validated until the SkayTek Root Authority certificate is installed. Close the certificate preview window and proceed to its installation.

Step eighth

Click the Install button.

Step ninth

The first installation of the license requires the installation of the SkayTek Root Authority certificate in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store. The certificate certifies the authenticity of the license that was generated for you. Confirm the installation by clicking Yes.

Step tenth

The license has been installed, and you can now use the set of controls in design mode in Visual Studio.