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FAQ Section: Licensing
  1. My Community Edition license has expired. Now what do I do?
  2. My Serial Number has expired. Now what do I do?
  3. What is a serial number / evaluation key / license key?

    Evaluation Key

    Provided when an evaluation copy of a Premium Edition is requested from the website. These keys place a time-limit and functionality-limit on the application usage.

    Serial Number

    Provided automatically for the Community Edition, sent via email for purchased copies of Premium Editions. The Serial Number is a unique identifier and is used to register the user with the specific copy of the application in order to receive the License Key.

    License Key

    Provided for the Community Edition and purchased copies of Premium Editions. These keys are made available after the registration data has been received by Gentleware. Once a License Key is in place, the registration process is complete. These keys need no further attention, unless the copy is moved to another machine or is upgraded to another version.

    When you purchase Poseidon or a plugin, you receive a Serial Number, which must be added to Poseidon via the License Manager. Once the Serial Number is registered, you will receive a License Key, enabling you to use all of the features of your Edition of Poseidon.

    Serial numbers are included in downloads of the Community Edition and do not need to be manually added through the License Manager. They do, however, need to be registered in order to receive the License Key.

  4. My Serial Number/License Key says "Invalid Edition".
  5. I've deleted the email with my Serial Number. Where can I get a new one?
  6. The License Key is host- and user-dependent. How can I use Poseidon in a pool environment?
  7. How can I register without Internet?
  8. I got the message 'Invalid Key' when I pasted the key from the registration dialog and clicked 'add'.
  9. My Premium Edition is no longer working. It was working last week.
  10. I never received an email containing my License Key.
  11. I can't register my Student Edition to get my License Key.
  12. I get the error message, 'Browser does not open.'
  13. How do I move to another version or edition of Poseidon?
  14. For how long can a user check out a concurrent license?
  15. Where do I register my Concurrent Licenses?
  16. Why won't the Concurrent License Server start?
  17. The Enterprise Edition evaluation key is expired or for the wrong edition.
  18. I'm having problems connecting to the Enterprise Server.
  19. How can I use a proxy server to connect to
  20. My has XML-Format, how do I add preferences now?
  21. Why can't I reach the license server when trying to register my serial number?

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