Windows Installation Requirements

For Windows networks, AcuServer software is distributed via FTP or on CD-ROM.

To install and use AcuServer:

What is the license file?

AcuServer is shipped with a product code and product key that defines the licensing capabilities specified in your purchase agreement. When you supply your key information during installation, the Activator creates a license file that contains information such as the product’s version number, serial number, expiration date, and server count. The license file is named acuserve.alc. After installation, AcuServer must be able to locate the license file in order to function. AcuServer searches for the license file in the same directory as the executable, acuserve.

If you move the AcuServer executable to a new directory, be sure to move a copy of the license file as well. If no license file is found, or if the information in the license file does not permit execution, AcuServer exits with an error message.