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 need to apply for an evaluation
license through our WEB site, or by contacting one of our offices.
The standard license will provide 30days to evaluate the
The easiest way is to let the installer place the file in the
correct location. However if the license file is not present during
the install, then you will need to apply it manually. In this case,
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 - The lite32 directory beneath the target directory
of your choice. By default this will be C:\Program
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 returned through the normal SQLError API
If your Lite Driver fails to register properly, then your
license may be corrupt or invalid. Please check the name and
version of the Driver from the About Tab, and contact OpenLink
Software for assistance.
Note that only the first license file found for a particular
product is examined.