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How to use ASReml-R 4 Offline

Virtual machines:

This feature is not available when running ASReml-R on a virtual machine.

Concurrent licenses

When a concurrent (floating/shared) license is taken offline it will reduce the number of online license entitlements by 1.

You can use ASReml-R version 4 without an Internet connection for between 1 and 30 days by taking your license offline. A license that has been taken offline can be put online again any time before your specified offline period expires.

Taking your license offline

  • Ensure you have an Internet connection so that you can connect to the RLM license server then run the following command:

X equals the number of days you want to take the license offline (from 1 to 30 days).

Once the specified number of days has elapsed the license will automatically return to Online mode if an Internet connection is available. (If no connection is available ASReml–R 4 will cease to function until you connect to the Internet).

Putting your license back online

  • To put your license back online before the period is up, connect to the Internet then run the following command:
Updated on July 26, 2022

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