Astah Floating License Guide

This complete guide covers floating licenses for both Astah Professional and Astah UML. On this page, you will learn how to setup each user with an Astah floating license.


License setup

  1. Download Astah Professional or UML and install – needs to be version 8.0 or later.
  2. Launch Astah, go to [Help] – [License].
    Access License Management Window

  3. Click [Set Floating License] button.
    Click Set Floating License button

  4. Tick the checkbox, enter the Server name and port number, then click [Get License] button.
    Set Floating License

  5. Now you can use Astah. The expiry date will appear on the left bottom.
    Setting Floating License Complete
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Roam License

When you will be out of the office where you cannot access the license server, you can bring your license out with you by roaming the license.

  1. Launch Astah, go to [Help] – [License] menu.
    Access License Management Window

  2. Click [Set Floating License] button.
    How to roam floating license

  3. Check [Roam License], enter how many days you want to bring out (Maximum: 30 days) then click [Roam License] button.
    Roaming Astah Floating License

  4. Now you can use Astah without connecting to the license server until the date shown in the left bottom of the license menu.
    Showing when the roaming is effective until
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Stop roaming license

When you are back in the environment where you can connect to the license server, stop roaming the license.

  1. Launch Astah, go to [Help] – [License] menu.
    Access License Management Window

  2. Click [Set Floating License] button.
    How to stop roaming Astah Floating License

  3. Click [Stop Roaming] button.
    Stop roaming Astah floating license
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Return License Manually

  1. Launch Astah, go to [Help] – [License] menu.
    Access License Management Window

  2. Click [Set Floating License] button.
    How to roam floating license

  3. Check off the [Use Floating License] option, then click [Return License] button.
    Returning Astah Floating License