In order to use the software modules, the software needs to be licensed and to receive licenses for the software, the keys need to be registered online.
This article explains how to license a system that runs in full Bosch Video Management System (BVMS) mode with help of Security Systems Software License Manager tool (SLMS).
This article also applies when:
For example, if you already have BVMS licence with 100 cameras, your site requires more cameras and you've purchased one more licence of 100 cameras.
Depending on the appliance type or BVMS standalone system, there is an upper limit of licenses that can be installed. Please check this information before purchasing the licenses.
Before a license can be activated, you need to create an account on the Bosch Security Systems Software License Manager.
1. Make sure the Management Server has only one network cable connected
2. Make sure that there is no USB, not connected to the internet and no changes will be made on the hardware itself
3. Log in to Configuration Client
4. Click on Tools -> then select License Manager
5. Click on the correct license type
6. Click Activate on the bottom part
7. A new window will open and it will give you a Computer Signature.
8. Take note of the Computer Signature as it is needed when activating license.
9. Once you have received the Authorization number from Order Desk, log in to your account in the same link
10. Click on License Activation
11. Enter the Authorization Number then click the check logo on the right side of the bar
12. Enter the Hardware ID or Computer Signature
13. You should complete an Installation Site name that corresponds to the actual site where the system is installed for easy identification. Please keep in mind that this cannot be changed if you use something random.
14. Click Submit to give you the Activation Key
a. Copy the Authorization Number
b. Click on "Download Bundle File" button > paste the Authorization Number > Submit
The Original Bundle File will be downloaded
c. Go back to Configuration Client
d. Import the Bundle File. Once you have imported the Bundle information, the licenses are going to be all already selected
e. Click on the Activate button > Enter the Activation Key > click Activate
f. License will be activated