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3.9. Installing a Nexus Pro License

When starting a Nexus Pro trial installation you can upload your license file as described in Section 3.5, “Running Nexus” on the license screen visible in Figure 3.4, “Nexus License Activation”.

If you are currently using an evaluation license or need to replace your current license with a new one, click on Licensing in the Administration menu. This will bring up the panel shown in Figure 3.8, “Nexus Pro Licensing Panel”. To upload your Nexus Pro license, click on Browse…, select the file, and click on Upload.

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Figure 3.8. Nexus Pro Licensing Panel


Once you have selected a license and uploaded it to Nexus, Nexus Pro will display a dialog box with the Nexus Pro End User License Agreement as shown in Figure 3.9, “Nexus Pro End User License Agreement”. If you agree with the terms and conditions, click on "I Agree".

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Figure 3.9. Nexus Pro End User License Agreement


Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions contained in the End User License Agreement, Nexus Pro will then display a dialog box confirming the installation of a Nexus Pro license, as shown in Figure 3.10, “License Upload Finished Dialog”.

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Figure 3.10. License Upload Finished Dialog


If you need to remove your Nexus Pro license, you can click on the "Uninstall License" button at the bottom of the Licensing Panel. Clicking on this button will show the dialog in Figure 3.11, “Uninstall License Confirmation Dialog”, confirming that you want to uninstall a license.

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Figure 3.11. Uninstall License Confirmation Dialog


Clicking Yes in this dialog box will uninstall the license from Nexus Pro and display another dialog which confirms that the license has been successfully uninstalled.

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Figure 3.12. License Uninstall Completed Dialog


Clicking on the Active Users Report button shows a list of IP numbers that connected to Nexus in the last 7 days.

3.9.1. License Expiration

When a Nexus Pro license expires, the Nexus user interface will have all functionality disabled except for the ability to install a new license file.