Specifying Users Who May Connect to License Manager

Applies to AQTime 8.81, last modified on March 03, 2021

If you have several Floating User licenses, you may need to specify users that can connect to each of the License Managers.

To specify the users
  1. Go to the License Manager PC.

  2. Open the Sentinel Admin Control Center. To do this, open the http://localhost:1947 URL in a web browser (see Controlling License Manager for more information).

  3. In the Admin Control Center, click Configuration in the left-side menu. This will open the Configuration pages.

  4. Navigate to the Users tabbed page.

  5. In the User Restrictions text box specify the users who will be allowed to connect to the License Manager. Each rule must be specified on a separate line.

    For information on specifying the access rules, see below.

  6. Click Submit to apply the changes.

Access Rules

To specify the access rules, use strings of the following format:

allow=[Username]@[Hostname]

Username is the name of the desired user account. Hostname is either the name or IP address of the computer, on which the user is working. For instance, the following rule allows the user JohnSmith to connect to the License Manager when working on the JohnComp computer:

allow=JohnSmith@JohnComp

Hostname can be all. This means the computer name is ignored and the user is allowed to connect from any workstation. The same happens if you omit Hostname:

allow=JohnSmith
allow=JohnSmith@all

You may also skip Username or use all for it. This setting allows connection for any user working on the specified workstation:

allow=@JohnComp
allow=all@JohnComp

The allow=all@all rule allows connection for any user working on any PC.

To deny connection for certain users, use the rules of the following format:

deny=[Username]@[Hostname]

Below are some examples:

Denies access to the JohnSmith user working on the Tester computer
deny=JohnSmith@Tester

Denies access to the JohnSmith user working on any computer
deny=JohnSmith@all

Denies access to any user working on the BuilderComp computer
deny=all@BuilderComp

By using the allow and deny settings you can create the desired filters. For instance, the following settings will allow connecting to the license manager for all users except for Tester1 and Tester2:

allow=all@all
deny=Tester1@all
deny=Tester2@all

See Also

Working With License Manager
Disconnecting Users From License Manager

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