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DenysKoval
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Which type of license?

Post by DenysKoval » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:41 pm

Please, help to identity which type of license I need. :roll:
I need Ranorex on 4 laptops to record Test Cases and execute their using SpecFlow,Gerkin and Visual Studio.
Executing will be not in the same time.
It is one premium node-locked license with 4 active laptops of it is floating license?
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Re: Which type of license?

Post by odklizec » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:49 am

Hi,

In case you expect to run Studio on all four machines at the same time, you need either 4 Node locked Premium licenses or 4 Floating licenses. While node locked license is "locked" to a particular computer/VM, Floating license could be used on as many computers as you want, but only one computer could use the same license. So for example, if you have one floating license, you will be able to run just one Studio per PC/VM at the same time. In case you want to run two Studios at the same time, you need two Floating licenses, etc...

For running tests, it's best to buy Runtime license, so then the Premium licenses (Ranorex Studio) are not used/blocked by running tests. Runtime license is just Floating, so if you are planning to simultaneously run your tests at multiple machines, you need equivalent number of runtime licenses.

I personally would recommend using some kind of continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins) and configure testing jobs to run sequentially. This way you could dramatically reduce the number of required runtime licenses.
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Re: Which type of license?

Post by Mastahh » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:17 am

And not to make new topic i would like to know about NodeLocked license.
So if i have one Node Locked License and after some time I reinstall windows or Upgrade PC and computer name will be the same.
Is it possible to move license from one PC to another.


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Re: Which type of license?

Post by DenysKoval » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:40 am

Test will be runs not in the same time,so I should buy one floating license and extend one license on 4 machine, yes?
How passes a process of buying one license for a 4 laptops?
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Re: Which type of license?

Post by odklizec » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:47 am

Hi,

I'm still not sure what Ranorex license you are after? Running tests is one thing, creating them is another!

For creating tests, you need Premium license, which is either Node locked (one license per PC) or Floating (usable on unlimited number of computers, but only one at a time).

Are you going to create your tests on just one PC/VM? Then you need Node Locked license. However, from my experience, it's better to get Floating license, which is way better for debugging problems on "runtime" computers/VMs.

I think you should contact directly Ranorex support at [email protected].
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Re: Which type of license?

Post by DenysKoval » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:51 am

Sorry, I not clear described previous post.
In my case 4 laptops will create and execute tests not in the same time.

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Re: Which type of license?

Post by odklizec » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:57 am

So then it should be just enough to buy one Premium Floating license? With this license, you can build and run tests on as many computers as you want.

Additionally, I would recommend to buy at least one Runtime license, so then you can run your tests on one computer, while you are still working in Studio on another computer.
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