Floating License Server Connections
The top left corner of the 'Floating License Configuration Client' screen displays a list of connected Floating License Servers and Shared Keystores. Each entry in the list can be one of three different types of store:
- Floating License Server based (prefix: https://)
- Shared KeyStore or network based (prefix: ssks://)
- File based
The type of store can be determined by the connection's prefix (or lack of it); the network and file based keystore types are historical, from earlier versions of the Floating License Server (the KeyStore Service or KeyStore).
Floating License Server actions can be performed by selecting a Floating License Server/KeyStore item in the list and then selecting a menu item from the 'File' menu, or by simply right-clicking on an item in the list; the menu options are as shown:
Selecting the 'Create...' option helps you to create a new file-based keystore.
Selecting the 'Link to...' option will display a prompt for the connection details of an existing Floating License Server (or key store) to be added to the list of connected stores.
Selecting the 'Unlink' menu option while a Floating License Server is selected in the Stores list will release the Floating License Configuration Client's connection to that store and remove it from the list.
Selecting the 'Delete' menu option while a file-based Key Store is selected in the 'Key Store' list will physically and permanently delete the file used to store the keys. This option is not available if the selected Keystore is either a Floating License Server or shared network KeyStore.
Selecting the 'Migrate to...' menu option while a file-based Key Store is selected in the Floating License Server 'Key Store' list will allow the migration of keys from one store to another. This option is not available if the selected store is either a Floating License Server or shared network KeyStore-based. See the Migrate Shared Keys between Stores Help topic for more details.
Selecting the 'Options' menu option will display the 'Options' screen for the selected Floating License Server. See the Set Shared key Lease Period Help topic for more details