EasyLabel Multi-User Network Licensing Overview
All the features of the Platinum software kit plus the enhanced ability to share information across your network for up to 5, 10 or 25 users.
EASYLABEL 5 is the newest addition to the product line of bar code labeling software offered by Tharo Systems, Inc. Designed with the user in mind, EASYLABEL 5 was derived from a comprehensive list of requests and suggestions from our customers. The idea was to take the stability, reliability and functionality of the current EASYLABEL products and implement a new, sleek and intuitive design to give EASYLABEL 5 a more Windows-like appearance. Basically, if you are familiar with today’s office applications, then you will feel very comfortable with EASYLABEL 5. Not only has the graphical user interface (GUI) changed, we’ve added many new and exciting features such as a Format Browser that makes finding specific fields much easier, an EAN/UCC-128 Wizard, an FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance toolkit, and the ability to design and print Multi-Lingual Hazardous Chemical labels. There was also a significant enhancement made to the database functionality. EASYLABEL 5 has an internal database editor that gives you the freedom to view and edit most any database from inside EASYLABEL 5!
EASY LABEL MULTI USER
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ's)
Q: What is EASYLABEL Multi User?
A: EASYLABEL Multi User allows you to purchase one hardware key to drive multiple copies of EASYLABEL over a network.
Q: What are the benefits of EASYLABEL Multi User?
A: It eliminates the need for multiple hardware keys when connected to a network.
Q: Can I connect to a network hardware key using my existing version of EASYLABEL?
A: No. In order to connect to a multi user key, you must uninstall your current version of EASYLABEL and install EASYLABEL Multi User. This is because it contains specific code that knows to look for a WIBU key on the network. However, existing formats will work with EASYLABEL Multi User.
Q: How does EASYLABEL Multi User work?
A: To start, your network administrator must choose a machine to act as the “WIBU Key Server”. Next, the WIBU Key drivers and control panel are installed. When the WIBU Key Server Process is started on the WIBU Key Server. It searches for all locally attached WIBU Boxes and makes them accessible over the network. Each of the clients then installs a copy of EASYLABEL Multi User. When EASYLABEL Multi User is launched from the clients, it will find and use one of the licenses on the WIBU Key Server.
Q: Does the “WIBU Key Server” need to be the File Server?
A: No. Any machine on the network may be designated as the “WIBU Key Server” by installing and running the “WIBU Key Server Process”.
Q: Does the “WIBU Key Server” need to be powered-on at all times?
A: Yes. In order for the clients to gain authorization to run EASYLABEL Multi User, the machine that is designated as the “WIBU Key Server” should be up and running at all times. Therefore, it is a good idea to use an existing server as the “WIBU Key Server” since these types of machines are usually always running. The WIBU Key Server Process must also be running at all times.
Q: What is the difference between EASYLABEL Multi User and EASYLABEL Terminal Server?
A: EASYLABEL Multi User is designed to work with the operating systems Windows 9.x and Windows NT/2000/XP. EASYLABEL Terminal Server is designed to only work with with the Windows Terminal Server operating system. While the network version is hard coded to allow for a fixed number of concurrent users the terminal server version is capable of having an unlimited number of users accessing the software.
Q: What is included when I order EASYLABEL Multi User?
A: EASYLABEL Multi User consists of 2 parts:
- The CD which contains software including EASYLABEL Multi User, EasyTutor, Readme files and instructions for installation and usage.
- A multi user WIBU Key programmed for the correct number of users.
Easy Label Terminal Server
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Q: What is EASYLABEL Terminal Server?
A: EASYLABEL Terminal Server allows you to run EASYLABEL on the Windows Terminal Server platform. The Windows Terminal Server is comparable to other operating systems like Windows 98 or Windows XP. Client PC's are installed with Client Terminal Services which enable them to access any software on the Terminal server. The software and sentinel key is only installed on the Terminal Server machine.
Q: What are the benefits of EASYLABEL Terminal Server?
A: Using EASYLABEL Terminal Server cuts down on network administrative time and labor. A network administrator could install one copy of EASYLABEL Terminal Server, on the Terminal Server, and all the clients on the network can access that one copy. Because you only upgrade the software on the Server, upgrading all the EASYLABEL users would be fast and simple.
Q: Can I use the same hardware key that I am currently using with my existing copy of EASYLABEL?
A: No. A specially programmed hardware key must be used when the operating system that EASYLABEL is installed on is Windows Terminal Server.
Q: Will I be able to use my existing formats, which were created using EASYLABEL?
A: Yes. All existing formats will work with EASYLABEL Terminal Server.
Q: How many clients can use EASYLABEL Terminal Server at one time?
A: An unlimited number of users can access EASYLABEL Terminal Server at any given time. The downside to running Windows Terminal Server is that the more clients that are connected, the greater the hardware requirements tend to be.
Q: Does the Windows Terminal Server need to be powered on at all times?
A: Yes. In order for clients to access any software on the Windows Terminal Server the server should be running at all times.
Q: What is included when I order EASYLABEL Terminal Server?
A: EASYLABEL Terminal Server consists of 2 parts:
- The CD which contains software including EASYLABEL Terminal Server, EasyTutor, Readme files and instructions for installation and usage.
- The specially programmed hardware key that will enable EASYLABEL to function under the Windows Terminal Server platform.