What is the difference between an authorization code and a license code?

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What is the difference between an authorization code and a license code?

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IBM SPSS licensing consists of a number of components. You will need a twenty digit alpha-numeric authorization code. This authorization code is used in combination with a hardware specific identifier (lock-code) of the machine on which you are installing the product.

The authorization code and the lock code will be used to create a 50 to 100 digit license code. This code will be added to your installation via the licensing process into a file named lservrc. The license file is required by the software to start and/or allow connections to it.

- An authorization code looks like this:
471dd626dd91534ef616

- A license code looks like this:

O6MKPSEC3MJG7SRD2AD2GLMABCMM4SD9WU7JQXLCVXT5Q69V3YUYXEKF4P2FAJSZ7KY4VN9F8F92U38A7BKI3JCIP7MAAY# "8400" version "90" expires Midnight of Aug 31, 2012,exclusive


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62152

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Reference #:

1478930

Modified date:

2012-04-20

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