Modifying Your License Configuration

Use the Licensing Configuration Tool to modify or repair your license server configuration. This utility is installed with your Silk Performer installation.

  1. Choose Start > Programs > Silk > Silk Performer 21.0 > Licensing Configuration Tool .
  2. In the Application list box, select the product for which you want to modify the license configuration.
  3. Choose between the license technologies Silk Meter and AutoPass depending on which technology you want to use.
  4. Under Licensing mode select either Use a license server or Use standalone licensing.
    Note: Standalone licensing is available for Silk Meter only.
  5. When using a license server, type the computer name of the Silk Meter or AutoPass license server in the Host field. Unless your network administrator has defined a different port, do not change the Port Number. Default ports are 5416 for Silk Meter and 5814 for AutoPass.
  6. Click Apply to activate the license configuration.
  7. If you use a license server, click Test Connection to verify that the specified license server is accessible on the specified host and port. If the connection is successful, the Status field displays a SUCCESS message.
    Note: In some cases, specifying the simple name of the license server in the Host field, such as licenseserver, might not work. A message box stating Connection to Silk Meter license server failed opens. To resolve this issue, specify the hostname by using a fully qualified name, such as
  8. Click Close to complete the license configuration.