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How is the 9.0 license file installed?


If the ArcGIS 9.x License Manager is already installed, then any subsequent update to the license file can be added using the Update License tool found at Start > Programs > ArcGIS > License Manager (9.x) > Update License. This tool allow browsing to and updating of the license file without disrupting the License Manager Service. See the link in the Related Information section before for information on Update or add to ArcGIS License Manager service with additional licenses.

If the ArcGIS 9 License Manager is not yet installed, then it will be necessary to install it after receiving the version 9.x license file.

If both a 9.x and 8.x version of the license files have been obtained, then use either of the aforementioned methods for the version 9.x license file. For the version 8.x license it is necessary to update the license manager appropriately when the transition is complete, see the Related Information for details on transitions.

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  • Legacy Products

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