UG1042 - Voucher Redemption and Software License Key Installation Guide

UG1042 - Voucher Redemption and Software License Key Installation Guide
Voucher Redemption
and Software License
Key
Installation Guide
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Table of Contents
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Creating a License Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Installing Your License Key File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Appendix A: Additional Resources and Legal Notices
Xilinx Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solution Centers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Please Read: Important Legal Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Voucher Redemption and Software
License Key Installation
Overview
This guide shows how to redeem your product voucher and install your license key file.
Creating a License Key
1. Go to the Xilinx Licensing Site web page.
Note: You must first sign in. If you already have a Xilinx user account, enter your user ID and
password, and then confirm that your contact information is current. If you do not have an account,
click the Create Account button (see Figure 1).
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Creating a License Key
2. Enter your product voucher code (located on the back of the applicable quick start
guide or on the voucher certificate), and click Redeem Now (see Figure 2).
Note: The license for the Zynq®-7000 AP SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit is used as an example in the
figures shown in this guide.
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Figure 2:
Xilinx Product Licensing Page
3. Click YES to confirm that you want to redeem the voucher.
4. Your product license appears under the Certified Based Licenses section as shown in
Figure 3. Verify that it is there and checked. Click Generate Node-Locked License. The
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Creating a License Key
license generation form shown in Figure 4 appears.
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Figure 3:
License Verification
Note: A node-locked license allows for the use of a single seat of a product entitlement on a specific
machine.
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Creating a License Key
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Creating a License Key
5. Click Select a Host drop down menu under System Information and select Add a
Host… (see Figure 5). This brings up the Add a Host configuration window shown in
Figure 6.
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Figure 5:
Host Selection
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Figure 6:
Host Configuration Selection
6. Enter system information:
Note: Windows is used in this demonstration.
a. Host Name: This is the name of your machine. You can find this by going to Start,
in the search bar enter cmd and press Enter key. Enter ipconfig /all and press Enter
key. Look for the host name.
Note: Keep the CMD window open for step c.
b. Operating System: Select the operating system you are using. If unsure, you can
find this by going to Start, in the search bar enter system and press Enter key, look
for system under the control panel section.
c. Host ID Type: Select Ethernet Mac.
Note: The host ID value uniquely identifies the machine to which your design tools or IP is
licensed. You can choose a host ID type to be a MAC address, a hard drive serial number, a
dongle ID, or a Solaris host ID. In this demonstration the Host ID Type selected is the MAC
address; you can change this later depending on your needs.
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Creating a License Key
d. Host ID Value: Enter your MAC address. You can find this using the CMD window in
the Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection under the Physical Address field.
7. Click Next under the Comments section (see Figure 7). This brings up the Review
License Request window shown in Figure 8.
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Creating a License Key
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License Request Review
8. Click Next (see Figure 8).
9. You will also receive license generation confirmation by e-mail. This message contains
the generated license key file as an attachment. If you do not receive your license by
mail, you can download it directly from the Xilinx Licensing Site. See the Managing
Licence Key files section in Chapter 5 of the Vivado Design Suite User Guide (UG973)
[Ref 2].
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Installing Your License Key File
Installing Your License Key File
1. Save the license file attached to the e-mail you received after you created your license
key to your local drive.
2. Run the Xilinx License Configuration Manager:
For Windows: Select Start → All Programs → Xilinx Design Tools →
Vivado 201x.x → Accessories → Manage Xilinx Licenses. (See Figure 9).
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Installing Your License Key File
3. Click Load License in the Manage Licenses tab (See Figure 9).
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4. Browse to your license file (Xilinx.lic) that you saved and click Open.
5. This copies the license file to the C:\.Xilinx (Windows) or <Home>/.Xilinx
directory of your computer where it is located automatically by the Xilinx tools.
6. When the Copy License operation is complete, the table on the Manage Xilinx Licenses
tab is updated with licensing information from the license file.
7. Click Close to exit the Xilinx License Configuration Manager.
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Appendix A
Additional Resources and Legal Notices
Xilinx Resources
For support resources such as Answers, Documentation, Downloads, and Forums, see Xilinx
Support.
For a glossary of technical terms used in Xilinx documentation, see the Xilinx Glossary.
Solution Centers
See the Xilinx Solution Centers for support on devices, software tools, and intellectual
property at all stages of the design cycle. Topics include design assistance, advisories, and
troubleshooting tips.
References
These Xilinx documents provide supplemental material useful with this guide:
1. See the appropriate quick start guide for your Xilinx product.
2. Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing (UG973).
Please Read: Important Legal Notices
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