Handling programs for authorizing or licensing SIMATIC products. ( ALM, TIA Administrator, Authors)
The licensing procedures of the SIMATIC products is based on license keys. These license keys are supplied on USB sticks or by downloads via the Siemens Industry Mall, or they are already preinstalled on the data carrier. You can manage the license keys only with a special handling program that is on the associated product data carrier and is installed by default with the software. More information on license keys is available in Entry ID: 19100818.
Handling programs for license keys:
- ALM (Automation License Manager)
The ALM is the standard handling program for managing, transferring, testing and repairing license keys.
- TIA Administrator
Different function modules can be incorporated in this web-based framework for administrative tasks for the TIA Portal. The basic package included here provides the functions for managing software and licenses including direct connection to the Online Software Delivery (OSD) services.
With the previous product versions authorizations were used to a certain extent. Authorization of SIMATIC Industry Software requires a red or yellow authorization disk. This disk might include an older version of the Windows handling program AuthorsW or the handling program AUTHORS (MS-DOS) for transferring the authorization. Later software packages install the version V2.4.2 or V2.5.2 of AuthorsW on the hard disk and register it in the system. In this case there is no handling program on the authorization disk.
Get in touch with Technical Support if your license key or authorization is defective. Technical Support will help you to restore defective license keys or authorizations. More information about this is available in Entry ID: 772175.
The Automation License Manager provides important security-related improvements with the version V6.0.8. The operating systems listed below are supported by the respective versions of the Automation License Manager, whereas the respective product specifications apply overridingly
The self-extracting Setup file "114358_TIAADMIN_V10_SP2.exe" includes the TIA Administrator V1.0 SP2 and the Automation License Manager V6.0.
The following operating systems (64-bit) are supported for the TIA Administrator:
The following web browsers are supported:
114358_TIAADMIN_V10_SP2.exe (249,7 MB)
|2||Automation License Manager V6.0|
The self-extracting Setup file "114358_Siemens_Automation_License_Manager_V60_SP8.exe" contains the installation software for ALM V6.0 SP8 and is enabled
for the 32-bit operating systems below:
and for the 64-bit operating systems below:
114358_Siemens_Automation_License_Manager_V60_SP8.exe (168,2 MB)
|3||Automation License Manager V5.3|
The packed file "114358_ALM_V53_SP4_Upd4.zip" contains the installation software for ALM V5.3+SP4+Upd4. This version line is provided in addition because the support for Windows XP is not included in the latest ALM version. The following operating systems are enabled:
|4||Windows handling program AuthorsW V2.5.2|
The packed file (AuthorsW252) contains the AuthorsW V2.5.2 installation software. After downloading, AuthorsW V2.5.2 is installed with an InstallShield Setup and utilizes the Registry.
AuthorsW252.zip (5339 KB)
|5||MS-DOS handling program AUTHORS V 4.5|
The packed file (Authors45) contains AUTHORS V4.5 that can be used with the authorization disks listed below. The transfer must be made on disks that already contain AUTHORS V4.x, or on an authorization disk that contains AUTHORS from version V3.04 of 07.03.96 (for example, STEP 5 as from V6.6 or STEP 7 as from V2.0).
Authors45.zip (198 KB)
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+ 1 800-333-7421
|Asia/Australia||+86 10 64 757575|
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