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On execution, the licenseserver command registers StyleVision Server with the LicenseServer specified by the Server-Or-IP-Address argument. For the licenseserver command to be executed successfully, the two servers must be connected on the network and LicenseServer must be running. You must have administrator privileges to be able to register StyleVision Server with LicenseServer.


Once StyleVision 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 StyleVision Server a license. For details about licensing, see the LicenseServer documentation (




stylevisionserver licenseserver [options] Server-Or-IP-Address


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StyleVisionServer on Windows

stylevisionserver on Unix (Linux, Mac)


* Note that lowercase (stylevisionserver) works on all platforms (Windows, Linux, and Mac), while upper-lower (StyleVisionServer) works only on Windows and Mac.

* Use forward slashes on Linux and Mac, backslashes on Windows.






Identifies the machine on the network on which Altova LicenseServer is installed and running. It can be the machine's name or its IP address.





--h, --help

Displays information about the command

-- j, --json

Values are true|false. Prints the result of the registration attempt as a machine-parsable JSON object.


Options are listed in their short forms (if available) and long forms. You can use one or two dashes for both short and long forms. An option that takes a value is written like this: --option=value.



Examples of the licenseserver command:


stylevisionserver licenseserver

stylevisionserver licenseserver localhost

stylevisionserver 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 StyleVision Server with the LicenseServer on the machine specified.

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