Difference between seat and concurrent licenses

Seat license

  • Installed locally on machinewith desired product(QTP / ST / UFT).
  • Also referred to as a "stand-alone" or "local license".
  • Works on physical machines (not virtual)
  • There are trial/demo license
  • Not supported when connecting to Windows servers (2000, 2003) via Remote desktop. Not supported with Windows 2008 server machines.

Concurrent license

  • Installed on machine withLicense Serversoftware (no need to be same machine where products is)
  • Also known as "Floating license"
  • There are no trial/demo license
  • Allows multiple users to access a pool of available licenses.

    : The Concurrent License Server will regulate the number of copies of product that are allowed to run concurrently/in-parallel/same-time, by allowing to run the number of copies (licenses) of product purchased at one time. Is possible to increase number of copies of products to run concurrently by purchasing additional licenses from Hewlett-Packard and receiving a new license code.
  • Works with virtualized workstations with installed products (QTP / ST / UFT), such as Citrix or VMware can get licenses from the License Server (which is not virtualized)
  • Allows using products via Terminal Server on Windows Server with Remote Desktop.

Procedure when moving the License Server to another machine

When it is needed to move the License Server to another machine, it will be needed to request a new license key code. Keep in mind that the new license key code could take a couple of days (usually two business days) to be generated.

1. Install the License Server software on the new machine.

2. Get the locking code for the new machine.

3. Submit a new case with HP License team, to request a new license for the new machine. providing new machine’s locking code

4. Once received from HP License team, install the license key code on the new machine.

5. Uninstall the old license server.

Immediate Openings for Automation Test Lead in Hexaware Technologies Ltd. Chennai

Immediate Openings for Automation Test Lead in Hexaware Technologies Ltd. Chennai

  • 6+ years of IT experience and minimum 5+ years of experience on QTP and QC tools. 
  • Strong hands on experience in leading test automation projects. 
  • Experience in leading test automation initiatives. 
  • Proficient in Functional / Regression Test Automation concept design, framework definition and scripting 
  • Must have led team in at least two/ three project( s) with complete SDLC 
  • Extensive vbscript programming experience on QTP 
  • Ability to develop complex function libraries in QTP 
  • Select and develop appropriate test automation techniques, applying the latest strategy in test automation 
  • Should have worked in an onshore- offshore project delivery model 
  • Practical project management experience, specifically relating to environment, infrastructure and test management. 
  • Experience in dealing with SQL databases and writing queries 
  • Hands on experience working with agile methodology and financial / banking systems are added advantage. 
  • Good communication and cross- group collaboration skills.

Send your resume to mabdulrahim@gmail.com