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Why is a hardware key included with ArcIMS 4.0.1?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The use of ArcMap Server, an extension to ArcIMS, is governed by license manager software. On Windows, this is controlled through the use of a hardware key. For your convenience, a key has been included with ArcIMS 4.0.1. For access to the extension, go to to request a keycode.

ArcMap Server, currently available on Windows only, is provided at no additional cost to all ArcIMS users with a current maintenance agreement and can be installed from the ArcIMS Windows CD-ROM. The License Manager Guide, also available on the CD-ROM, provides detailed information about the use of the license manager, keycode, and hardware key.

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