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This page gives details on how to adjust additional settings for the online licensing system. In most cases, these should not need to be adjusted.


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The adjustable settings for the online licensing system can be accessed from the drop down menu in the top right corner of the License Server web page.





Configuration File

File name – Displays the location of the License Server configuration file.


Use Proxy – Allows you to adjust your proxy settings.

License Server

Dongle Subsystem – Allows you to enable or disable the Dongle subsystem. For more details, see the Notes section below.


Log Directory – Displays the location of the diagnostics log file.

Log Level – Adjusts the verbosity level of the information printed to the diagnostics log. The higher the verbosity level, the more information is logged, where Errors only settings will log the least amount of information, and Extra Verbose will create a full log. The more information is logged, the larger the log files become.

Log Size – Displays the current size of the log file.



  • The Dongle subsystem allows a USB license dongle to be used in conjunction with the Online system. For more details, see the Dongle and Online Licensing page.



When using a dongle license connected to OLS you are only able to access the dongle licenses on the machine that the dongle is connected too.  You are unable to access dongle licenses over the internet on another machine logged into OLS.