RouteMaster is supplied (either on CD or electronically) as a standard Windows ‘installable’ program.
When RouteMaster is first installed, it will operate as an evaluation copy. This allows you to view all of the screens and dialogs of the software, but will not be able to configure real routers. You must install licenses in order to actually control routers.
You will have received a license file by email from Rascular, usually called “routemaster.lice”. To install the license, place this file in the same directory as your copy of RouteMaster. This is typically
C:\Program Files (x86)\Rascular\RouteMaster.
When you install a RouteMaster license, the software will operate fully. The number of routers and other devices that you can control with RouteMaster will depend on the license purchased.
You can tell if your version is correctly licensed from the ‘About Box’, which will display license information. If you have a temporary license installed, the expiry date will be shown.
Moving Licenses to other PCs
Some RouteMaster licenses are locked to a specific IP address. If you need to move these licenses to another PC, you will require a new license file. Rascular will be happy to provide these for you.
If you install a newer version of RouteMaster on top of an earlier version, all your licensing details will be preserved.
RouteMaster’s installer will warn you if you attempt to install a newer version that your current license does not allow you to run. Contact us for details of support contracts and upgrade prices.
Upgrading your License
If you wish to purchase additional licenses to control more routers or other devices, or to run the software on additional PCs, please contact Rascular, who will be able to issue upgraded license files.
If you want to evaluate the software fully with particular devices, Rascular can issue a time-limited license for RouteMaster.