The Squish GUI Tester floating license server is responsible for hosting and delivering floating licenses to Squish GUI Tester installations on other computers.
The license server is a central component. It is not meant to be set up on every computer on which Squish GUI Tester is supposed to be used.
The computer on which the central Squish GUI Tester floating license server is installed, must be reachable by all computers with Squish GUI Tester on them that should receive their license from this license server.
(The communication between license server and license client is via TCP, on the TCP port specified below. This may be relevant for configuring firewalls, etc. to allow this communication.)
Upon license purchase, the "license manager" of your company received on email with instructions for logging in at https://account.qt.io/ .
Installing the Squish GUI Tester Floating License Server¶
For installing the floating license server see Installing Squish License Server .
Getting the Machine ID¶
For getting the machine ID of your license server computer, execute "licenseserver" in a shell or command prompt as described at Generating a Floating License File .
Self-Activating the Floating License Server¶
The "license manager" can self-activate the floating license server after login at https://account.qt.io/ :
Click on "My Licenses"...
...select one of the "Squish - Subscription" licenses.
Click on "License Details":
Enter "Machine Id" and desired TCP port number (default TCP port number is displayed):
Download the license configuration file...
...and place it in the applicable folder mentioned at Downloading the License File .