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HowTo: Set up VBA in ArcGIS 10: Concurrent use and single use licenses
|Software:||ArcGIS - ArcEditor 10 ArcGIS - ArcInfo 10 ArcGIS - ArcView 10|
|Platforms:||Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7|
Obtaining an authorization number
2. Log on to the Customer Care Portal (CCP) and go to 'Authorizations'. VBA is shown in the list after the customer service rep has added it.
3. Click the VBA link, a new page with an authorization number displays. This number looks like EFL123456789 or ESU123456789. Note number of licenses.
Authorizing single use licenses
Single use licenses have a license code similar to this: ESU123456789.
2. In ArcGIS Administrator, click the Desktop node, and select a single use product, i.e., ArcInfo, ArcView, or ArcEditor. Click Authorize Now.
3. In the Software Authorization Wizard, select 'I have already authorized the software and need to authorize additional extensions.' Click Next.
4. Select 'Authorize with ESRI now using the Internet.' Click Next.
6. In the Authorize Software Extensions dialog, under Options, select 'I have authorization number(s) to authorize one or more extensions.' and click Other Extensions.
7. In the Other Extensions dialog, double-click the empty field under Feature and type VBA.
8. Double-click the empty field under Authorization Number and type the authorization number, e.g., ESU123456789. Click OK, click Next and click Finish.
9. Launch ArcMap and look under the Customize menu for VBA Macros to verify that VBA is configured properly.
Authorizing concurrent use licenses on the license server
Concurrent use licenses have a license code similar to this: EFL123456789.
2. In the ArcGIS License Server Administrator, select the Authorize node and click Authorize Now.
3. Under Authorization Options, select 'I have already authorized core licenses and need to authorize additional extensions.'
4. Under Product to be Authorized, select ArcGIS Desktop. Click Next.
5. Select 'Authorize with Esri now using the Internet, and click Next.
7. In the Authorize Software Extensions dialog, ignore the list presented and click Other Extensions.
8. In the Other Extensions dialog, fill out the information for the License code:
Authorization Number: EFL123456789
No. of Licenses: <number>
10. On the main screen of the License Server Administrator, under Availability, verify that VBA is listed.
On each client machine
2. In ArcGIS Administrator ensure that Concurrent Use license is selected.
3. Launch ArcMap and look under the Customize menu for VBA Macros to verify that VBA is configured properly.
Last Modified: 3/18/2013