Add the license
You may have noticed that there was some information about the license in the previous section.
In this case I have a developer license and that will enable the server to run for 8 hours with all features enabled.
Running without a license
If you start the server without a license you will see something like
and the server will only run for 1 hour.
Registering the license
Regardless of the license type they are all registered in the same way. You have 2 recommended options.
Load from project root
Add the license file
xsockets.license.x to the root of your project. Do not add it to a sub folder, place it directly at the root.
Then right click the license and choose
Properties. Set the option
copy to output directory to
The license will now be copied to the bin folder and will be found by the server at startup. This option works well when hosting on Azure for example.
Load from disk
Save your license to disk, for example
c:\temp\xsockets.license.x. Then add the location into the configuration file under app-settings
The license will now be loaded from the location at startup.