Administration Guide

This complete reference guide covers team licensing for Astah Professional, Astah UML, Astah SysML, and Astah GSN.

Content this page includes:

License management

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How to register

If you have an annual license, please follow the step below.
If you have an organizational license, license registration will be done by us.

  1. Log into CV Members site and click [License Registration].


  2. Enter the license number and validation code. Click [Add].


  3. Choose the start date of the license and click [Next].


  4. Make sure your email address is correct and click [Register License].


  5. The license file is sent via email. Please distribute it to the end-users.
    Each user can start using Astah by activating the license.
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Renewing License

If you have an annual license, please follow the step below.
If you have an organizational license, please purchase Astah Professional Organizational License Support Renewal. Then you will receive the updated license file.


  1. Purchase another Astah Organizational Annual License from online-store or through resellers.

  2. Log into CV Members site and click [License Management].


  3. Your current license information appears. Choose [Add/Renew Licenses] and click [Next].



  4. Enter the license number and validation code of your newly purchased Astah Organizational license, choose [Renew] and click [Add].



  5. Click [Next].



  6. Make sure all the updated information is correct and click [Register] License. Now the license renewal is complete. When an end-user launches Astah, it automatically updates the end-users license if the machine is connected to the network.

    If Astah is used off-line, the end-user needs to connect to the network to detect the update, or manually set the updated license key file.
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Adding Seats

  1. Please purchase an additional Astah Organizational License from the online-store or through the distributors.

  2. Log into CV Members site and click [License Management].

  3. Select [Add/Renew] License menu and click [Next].



  4. Enter the license number and validation code of your newly purchased Astah Organizational license, choose [Add new and co-terminate with existing licenses] and click [Add].


    You can also add seats with different validity date.


  5. Make sure all the updated information is correct and click [Register] License. Now the license renewal is complete. When an end-user launches Astah, it automatically updates the end-users license if the machine is connected to the network.

    If Astah is used off-line, the end-user needs to connect to the network to detect the update, or manually set the updated license key file.
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Monitor current users

A license administrator can see a list of active users.

  1. Log into CV Members site and click [License Management].


  2. Your current license information appears. Choose [View Activation Status] and click [Next].



  3. A list of active users appears.


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Release License

A license administrator can see a list of active users and their usage log. When you find some licenses are not used for a long time, you can release the assigned user and let something else use the seat.

  1. Show a list of active users by following the instruction here.

  2. Check the person you’d like to release the license of, and click [Deactivate].