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How To: Deauthorize one or more of multiple concurrent or single-use licenses.

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to deauthorize one or more single-use or multiple concurrent-use licenses. The commands described here return (deauthorize) only the license(s) specified. Multiple licenses may be returned by entering comma-delimited authorization numbers.

Procedure

Concurrent-use licenses

1. To deauthorize concurrent-use licenses, verify that SoftwareAuthorizationLS.exe exists in "C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.0\bin\".

2. Open a command prompt window, and change the path to C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.0\bin\

3. Run the following command to deauthorize the software silently:

• Windows example:

SoftwareAuthorizationLS.exe -s -return  EFL123456789,EFL987654321


• Unix example:

SoftwareAuthorizationLS -S -return EFL123456789,EFL987654321

Single-use licenses

1. To deauthorize a single-use license, verify that SoftwareAuthorization.exe exists in "C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcGIS\bin".

2. Open a command prompt window, and change the path to C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcGIS\bin

3. Run the following command to deauthorize the software silently:

SoftwareAuthorization.exe -return ESU123456789,ESU987654321 /s

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