At what point does OpenFlows product license usage start when integrated with MicroStation?

Product(s): WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, CivilStorm, PondPack
Version(s): CONNECT Edition, V8i
Environment:  MicroStation
Area:  Licensing

Problem

At what point does license usage of the OpenFlows product start recording when using a OpenFlows product integrated with MicroStation?

Solution

In the MicroStation CONNECT Edition integrated versions, OpenFlows product license usage will start when opening a project while using the OpenFlows workspace and the OpenFlows product WorkSet.

For the MicroStation V8i integrated version, this occurs when clicking "Open" in MicroStation's File Open dialog while a user and/or project is set to the OpenFlows product ("WaterGEMS" in the example below). The OpenFlows product is selected as the user/project when you launch the shortcut "<OpenFlows product name> for MicroStation"

Note that when working in the "...for MicroStation" platform, license usage of both the OpenFlows product and MicroStation itself will be recorded.

 If

Note: If you have included OpenFlows product information from the config files into a custom workspace, the OpenFlows product license will apply as well. 

See Also

Hydraulics and Hydrology Product Licensing (Activation) FAQs and Troubleshooting [TN]

Troubleshooting MicroStation Integration

Loading Hydraulics and Hydrology products into a custom MicroStation workspace

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