Managing licenses - 6.3

Talend Administration Center User Guide

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Talend Administration Center

Warning

Only users that have the Administrator role and rights can have access to this page. For further information on access rights, see User roles/rights in the Administration Center.

From the license page in Talend Administration Center, an administrator can:

In the Menu tree view, click Licenses to display the license parameters for the Administration Center. The parameters displayed may vary depending on your license.

The Available users area shows the number of users created in the current active licenses, as well as the sum of users allowed in these active licenses.

The Stored license keys area shows all licenses and their parameters. If the Show inactive option is not selected, only the active licenses are displayed in the area.

The All active license runtime details area shows the number of CPU cores allowed by the licenses for ESB servers, the actual number of CPU cores used by all active ESB servers, and the number of active ESB servers.

  • Licensed Cores: total number of the licensed cores (number of servers allowed by the license x 4)

  • Used Cores: total number of the used cores (server1 cores, server2 cores, server3 cores, server4 cores, server5 cores)

    • The maximum number of server cores shown in the brackets is 5.

    • If there are more than 5 active servers, they are shown as (server1 cores, server2 cores, server3 cores, server4 cores, ..., serverLast cores). If you point your mouse over this field, a tooltip will be shown where all server cores are listed.

  • Used Servers: number of the active ESB servers

The license parameters provide the following information:

Field/Tab

Description

License mode

Mixed license: This mode allows you to combine concurrent and named license modes.

Concurrent users: This mode allows you to create as many users as necessary. However, only defined number of users are authorized to use Talend Studio and / or Talend Administration Center simultaneously.

Named users: This mode allows you to create a limited number of users authorized to connect to Talend Studio and / or Talend Administration Center. This authorization is based on the user's login.

For the above two license modes, a user is not allowed to connect simultaneously to two instances of the Studio and/or the Administration Center, but the user can simultaneously access both.

Note

In case of a crash of the Studio or of the Administration Center, your connection will be retained when you restart the application.

Data Integration/ESB

Indicates the number of created users out of the maximum number of users authorized to work on Data Integration or ESB projects.

Data Quality

Indicates the number of created users out of the maximum number of users authorized to work on Data Quality projects.

Master Data Management

Indicates the number of created users out of the maximum number of users authorized to work on Master Data Management projects.

ESB Runtime

Indicates the number of ESB Talend Runtime instances authorized.

Data Preparation

Indicates the number of created users out of the maximum number of users authorized to work on Data Preparation projects. This license type only includes Named users.

Product

Name of the Talend product.

Version

Version of the Talend product.

Expiration

License expiration date.

Expires in (days)

Number of days left before the license expires.

Runtime

Number of runtime servers allowed in the license.

The Open button allows you to display the details (instances number and type, to be used in Production or not, etc.) of the runtime servers allowed for the selected license.

Note that if you add several licenses that contain runtime servers, the sum of these runtime servers is displayed in the All active runtime details area.

Talend Cloud

Indicates whether Talend Cloud is included in the license.

Active

Status of the license. It can be either active () or inactive ().

If your license is not or no longer valid, you can always access the Users page and remove or disable a user account, such as when you have changed the license and your new license allows fewer users than the old one.

Note

A warning message will be displayed 20 days before your license expiration date and 10 days before your token expiration date.

Adding one or more licenses

Licenses may be:

  • "incompatible": in this case, the Product or Mode, or both, is not the same in the licenses.

  • "compatible": in this case, both Product and Mode are the same in the licenses.

Upload a new license

You need to upload a new license file to change the current active license.

  1. In the Licenses page, click Add new license on the top toolbar to open the corresponding popup window.

  2. From this window, click Browse... to select the file containing the new license, then click Upload to set the new license.

Upon validation of your new license, the license key and its parameters are displayed in the Stored license keys area, along with the other licenses.

You can also set a new license via the MetaServlet application, using the setLicenseKey command. For more information on MetaServlet, see Non-GUI operation in metaServlet.

Activate or reactivate a specific license

If you have uploaded more than one license and want to activate a specific license, do the following.

  1. Select the license you want to activate.

  2. Right-click and select Reactivate.

  • If the activated license is "incompatible" with the other stored licenses, the other licenses are deactivated. This may result in the number of users exceeding the limit allowed in the new license. In this case, the administrator must access the Users or the Licenses pages in unblocking mode to fix this issue.

  • If the activated license is "compatible" with at least one of the stored license, all these compatible licenses are set to Active.

Generating a validation request

Usually, license validation needs an internet connection, but it is also possible to validate a license without connection.

If the server hosting Talend Administration Center or your browser has access to internet, do the following to generate a validation request:

  1. On the top toolbar, click Validate your license manually to open the [Validation request] window.

  2. Copy the validation message to your clipboard, then click link to open the validation form in a new tab.

  3. From this page, paste the validation message in the blank area then click Get your validation token. Your validation token appears, copy it to your clipboard.

  4. Go back to the [Validation request] window and paste the token in the Validate area.

  5. Click the Validate button to validate the operation and close the popup window.

If neither the server nor the browser has access to internet, do the following to generate a validation request:

  1. On the top toolbar, click Validate your license manually to open the [Validation request] popup.

  2. Click link. A Web page is displayed with a connection error messages.

  3. Copy the URL from the address bar and paste it in a text file.

  4. Paste the URL in a browser that has access to internet and press Enter.

  5. From this page, paste the validation message in the blank area then click Get your validation token. Your validation token appears, copy it to your clipboard.

  6. Go back to the [Validation request] window and paste the token in the Validate area.

  7. Click the Validate button to validate the operation and close the popup window.