This article covers the following topics:
1. Download the Manufacturer Tool setup from MyKNX and install it.
2. Plug the KNX USB Licensing dongle sent by KNX Association into the computer for which the Manufacturer Tool license needs to be activated.
Wait until the dongle is delivered by UPS. In order to track the shipment, click here.
3. Start Manufacturer Tool; Click 'Help > KNX MT Licensing' in order to open the licensing dialog.
4. Within the licensing dialog, the KNX USB Licensing dongle ID is shown. It contains the word 'KNX-' and 8 hexadecimal characters. Write it down in order to use it in the next step.
5. Sign in to MyKNX.
- If the product belongs to your Personal account, then open the 'My account > Products > List' section. The obtained Manufacturer Tool license is listed in the 'Licenses' section.
- If the product belong to your Professional account, then select first the company and then open the 'My account > Products' section. The obtained Manufacturer Tool license is listed in the 'Licenses' section.
6. Enter KNX USB Licensing dongle ID (from step 4) into the 'Product License' field of the respective product, then click the 'Add key' button in order to create the license.
7. After the license has been created, a link named after the KNX USB Licensing dongle ID appears. Click this link in order to trigger the download of a zip file. This zip file contains the actual license and is downloaded into the default download folder of the browser.
The browser default download folder can be found here:
8. Extract the content of the zip file, this is a file with extension '.license' and its file name is based on this pattern: 'KNX Manufacturer Tool <License Type><License Number><Dongle ID>', where <License Number> is the license number of the license to be activated and where <Dongle ID> is the KNX USB Licensing dongle ID.
1. Start Manufacturer Tool, click 'Help > KNX MT Licensing' in order to open the licensing dialog.
2. Click the 'Add' button in order to locate the extracted license file.
3. Locate the license file, select it, then click the 'Open' button. The Manufacturer Tool license will be shown after a few seconds.
The Manufacturer Tool license only is active if also the KNX USB Licensing dongle is plugged to the computer.