In this article you master the application of Micro Focus keys. Please not that, this may require you to have administration rights to your Local Desktop.
Navigate to your installation folder of where the product has been installed. Within the folder structure, please locate the folder labeled as 'appserv'.
While inside of the app track you will need to navigate to the executable file labeled as 'aps10a40.exe'.
Launch the executable labeled as `aps10a40.exe'. While launching the application you may be prompted to proceed as an administrator. If you do not have administrative rights for your local machine, you will not be able to proceed.
In the dialogue box, you will then be prompted to install the key, where you would select yes. Given that my key is already installed, such instruction is not listed.
When accessing the next dialogue box, you should be directed to our terms and agreements screen for using the Micro focus software. Please take some time to browse and review the laid out terms and conditions.
In the next dialogue box, you should see the application working to bring up the user interface to apply the key. This process can be rather lengthy, please be patient.
Once completed, you will then be prompted to proceed to the installation window and register your key in the Micro Focus server.
First, you should be prompted to enter the numerical serial portion of your key. Which is solely numeric and contains 12 numerical characters.
Secondly, you would want to enter the license number portion of the Micro Focus key which will contain a mixture of alphanumerical content. The second portion of the key, should have a total of 24 characters total.
In the next dialogue box, you should see that the key was successfully installed.
Once your micro focus key has been successfully installed, you will need to launch the ACR Workbench application. (Summary or Detail) Here you will want to prepare the application for its initial use. Please navigate to 'Options' and select 'Configurations'.
Select 'Local' and verify that your history and definition databases are correctly coded to their respective output locations.
Next you will want to initialize the databases for use. You will also have the option to increase the number of unique job IDs and histories as shown below.
Once this step has completed, create a new job or import an old job. It is important that you save the new or old job to the database. This is a necessary step to ensure the databases have been established, and should only be performed for a new installation of the application.