How do i use the non-graphical License Administrator?
The License Administrator (hkey) is a GUI-based utility. You can use the command sesictrl to perform some of the operations that the License Administrator does. These operations are:
- installation of keystrings once redeemed through http://www.sidefx.com/services/licenses/
- returning of licenses
- generation of diagnostic information
Please refer to this FAQ to access the Houdini command line tools.
To view the available options, just type:
The easiest way to install license entitlements is to run:
You will be prompted for your licensing email login and password. After you are logged in, you can follow the instructions given to you.
To generate the license diagnostic file:
To return licenses:
sesictrl return-license LicenseID
To manually install keystrings that have already been generated:
sesictrl install keystring
A new keystring begins at the keyword:
For more information on how to have keystrings generated, read the section How do I install licenses without Internet Access.