Altova DiffDog Server 2023 

Syntax and description

The licenseserver command registers DiffDog Server with the Altova LicenseServer specified by the Server-Or-IP-Address argument. For the licenseserver command to be executed successfully, the two servers (DiffDog Server and LicenseServer) must be on the same network and LicenseServer must be running. You must also have administrator privileges in order to register DiffDog Server with LicenseServer.


diffdogserver licenseserver Server-Or-IP-Address


The Server-Or-IP-Address argument takes the name or IP address of the LicenseServer machine.


Once DiffDog Server has been successfully registered with LicenseServer, you will receive a message to this effect. The message will also display the URL of the LicenseServer. You can now go to LicenseServer to assign DiffDog Server a license. For details about licensing, see the LicenseServer documentation (



Examples of the licenseserver command:


diffdogserver licenseserver

diffdogserver licenseserver localhost

diffdogserver licenseserver


The commands above specify, respectively, the machine named, and the user's machine (localhost and as the machine running Altova LicenseServer. In each case, the command registers DiffDog Server with the LicenseServer on the machine specified. The last command calls the server-executable to execute the command.

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