TechSupp (10th July 2014)
TechSupp (10th July 2014)
Cant seem to get it out of eval still for some reason.
msiexec /i SketchUp2014.msi TRANSFORMS=SketchUp2014.mst /qb!
Anyone looked at Sketchup Make 2015 yet? Seems to indicate the licence is done via the cloud but that was about as much as I could find.
When the SketchUp Pro trial ends I noticed the program modifies the contents of SketchUp.lic (%ProgramData%\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015).
ToCode:# DO NOT EDIT - Intentionally blank.
However it must be doing something else to convert the program into the Make edition since I tried replacing SketchUp.lic after it had been deployed to a computer and it still starts a 30 day trial of the Pro edition.Code:##NonCommercialUse
Could you sum it up for me, its blocked here!
Licensing in SketchUp Pro 2015
We're very proud of the things we’ve added and changed in SketchUp 2015. One of the changes that I'm particularly happy about is a completely revised licensing system. Since when did licensing become exciting? Well, it isn’t. But the licensing system used for SketchUp Pro 2014 and older was very dusty, to say the least. It needed a facelift so that we could take advantage of modern technology and solve a number of long-standing issues. Now, let’s take a peek at what the new licensing can do...
- Cross-platform support. Microsoft Windows? Mac OS X? It doesn’t matter! Use the same license information on both platforms.
- 30-day Trial. The 8-hour trial that SketchUp used in the past was quite sophisticated but not very clear. We applied SketchUp-simplicity to this one: 30 days. Simple.
- Centralized Network License manager. For those of you who happen to manage a network license, the SketchUp Pro licensing server is hosted in the cloud. No more creating a shared folder on a server, setting specific permissions, generating a network license, and so on. We've taken care of that for you.
- “Checkout” support (network licenses). Need to work on a plane or show a model to client in a remote location? Now you can check out a network license seat for offline use. Just be sure to do it before you go offline, though.
- WAN support (network licenses). Network licenses of old were more like LAN Licenses, because they only worked across a LAN. Now, with the network license manager in the cloud, your users only need access to the Internet.
- Changing seat count without generating a new license (network licenses). So you found out that a 20-seat network license isn't enough and you need to add another five seats. Before, we would generate a new serial number and you would have to go out and update the license within SketchUp Pro. Now, we make the change for you on the server and you don't have to change a thing!
There’s one very important difference to note with regard to this new licensing technology: you'll need to have an active Internet connection to add a license and remove a license from your computer. Drop a line to your IT folks that SketchUp needs access to the Internet via ports 5053 and 50530 just in case your network whitelists those kinds of things.
You can add your single-user SketchUp Pro license to any two computers that you use. But you need to be the one using SketchUp Pro -- hence, single-user license. And only one computer can run SketchUp Pro at a time. If you need to install SketchUp on your third computer, you'll need to remove a license on one of the other computers first. To remove a license, open SketchUp then select Help > Welcome to SketchUp... > License> Remove License...
Lastly, if you see an error message while using the new license, check out this Knowledge Center article for some help resolving the problem. Or get in touch with us.
That’s it! The goal of licensing is to give you access to your favorite SketchUp Pro features then get the heck out of the way. If that’s your experience, then we've done our job and earned a slice of Trimble SketchUp cake:
Last edited by Arthur; 12th November 2014 at 06:18 PM.
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