Aspen Software License Management and Deployment

Obtain a good working knowledge of the installation and configuration process. Develop an understanding of the system requirements. Reduce installation time. Improve user experience.

Audience:

System Administrators and/or persons responsible for installing and maintaining the Aspen software.

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    SLM101

  • Duration:

    2 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    1.4

  • Level:

    Introductory

Benefits

  • Obtain a good working knowledge of the installation and configuration process.
  • Develop an understanding of the system requirements
  • Reduce installation time
  • Improve user experience

Approach

  • Instruction on basic topics using examples from the latest product release
  • Discussion about the general approach and the key elements for a successful installation
  • Observe how the product features contribute to an efficient installation/configuration through instructor-guided demonstrations
  • Hands-on workshops provide students with many opportunities to setup a license server, configure a client machine, etc. and to apply concepts learned in seminar sessions

Agenda

Introduction to Software License Manager (SLM)
  • Identify and explain the purpose of Software License Manager (SLM)
  • Identify and explain the basic terminology associated with SLM
  • Discuss the hardware/software requirements

License File Components
  • Identify and explain the different types of License Files:
  • Standalone
  • Network (Token and Non-Token)
  • Identify and explain the license file components
  • Workshop:  Identify components of a license file
  • Workshop:  How to obtain locking information

Install and Configure a License Server
  • Summarize the steps for a license server installation
  • Workshop:  Install a network license server
  • Workshop: Install a network license file
  • Workshop: Verify the network license service is running

Base Load Tokens (Supply Chain Suite)
  • Identify and explain Base Load Tokens and Base Load consumption
  • Discuss how to monitor the Base Load consumption

Installing and Configuring the SLM Client (SLM Tools)
  • Identify and explain the purpose of the SLM Tools.
  • Install and Configure the SLM Tools
  • Workshop: Install a Standalone License
  • Workshop: Configure SLM Clients using the SLM Configuration Wizard for both Network and Standalone Licenses
  • Workshop:  Verifying the USB Dongle is installed properly.
  • Workshop: How to use SLM License Profiler to read a license file, determine token usage
  • Workshop: How to configure the WLMAdmin tool

Troubleshooting Installation Errors
  • Discuss the basic installation error codes and possible root causes.
  • Learn how to enable debug logging on a client computer

Auto Upload Tool (Token Usage Logs)
  • Provide an overview of the Auto-Upload Tool
  • Obtain an encryption key from Aspen Tech
  • Identify and explain the SLM Architecture
  • Discuss the Auto-Upload Tool Installation/Configuration
  • Workshop: Configure the Auto Upload Tool
  • Examine Token Usage Log Reports on the Aspen Licensing Center

Introduction to Reservation File
  • Identify and explain the purpose of a reservation file
  • Discuss the tool used to create the reservation file
  • Workshop: Create a reservation file

Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Discuss potential points of failure for SLM and identify possible causes
  • Identify solutions for commonly encountered error messages
  • Workshop: Verify license file components
  • Show how to use the AspenTech License Request site
  • Expired license file
  • Re-hosting a license file
  • Workshop: How to request a license file

Packaging and Deploying aspenONE
  • Discuss the purpose of a silent deployment
  • Provide the steps for creating a silent deployment package
  • Discuss Microsoft SCCM Best Practices
  • Discuss Microsoft App-V Best Practices

Best Practices for Token Deployment
  • Review and discuss Token Deployment Best Practices.
  • Develop a high-level plan for deploying Tokens.

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Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.