When you obtain a Data Access Driver from the OpenLink Web Site,
a license file will automatically be emailed to you. Please ensure
the email address you have provided is correct. If you obtained the
Data Access Driver from a CD, you may need to apply for an
evaluation license through our Web site, or by contacting one of
our offices. The standard license will provide 30 days to evaluate
You will be prompted for the location of your license file
during the initial installation. If you have not yet received a
license file, you may still install the product, and manually apply
the license file when you do receive it.
To use the license file, simply place it in one of the following
Place the license file in the default location for your
For Linux and Unix - $OPENLINK/bin.
For Windows -by default, C:\Program Files\OpenLink\bin. If you
chose a different installation target directory, the bin directory
beneath your choice.
For Mac OS X - //Library/Application Support/openlink/bin.
For Mac OS 9 or earlier - the Preferences folder, within the
Alternatively, you may define the environment variable
OPL_LICENSE_DIR to specify the directory in which all OpenLink
license files can be found. (Does not apply to Mac OS 9 or
Finally, license files may reside in any directory included in
the PATH environment variable of the host machine. (Does not apply
to Mac OS 9 or earlier.)
License errors are generally found in the Request Broker log
If your product fails to register properly, then your license
may be corrupt or invalid. Please check the license details against
the name and version of the Driver installed, and contact OpenLink
Software Technical Support for assistance.
only the first license file found for a particular product is
examined, and an expired license may prevent use of an unexpired