This minor release of SOLO Server has two significant changes:
You can read the full release notes here.
The Instant PLUS Licensing tool and the Protection PLUS APIs employ the concept of Trigger Codes to communicate product activation state. You can read about this concept in the Protection PLUS 5 SDK manual.
A Trigger Code contains an Event (a value of 1-50) and Event Data (up to 14 bits of data used with the Event command). The Trigger Code Event is specified on the SOLO Server Product Option field Trigger Code #. Depending on the type of license that you are giving the customer, the Event Data can come from different sources, and now the License Counter field can be used as a source. The Protection PLUS 5 APIs receive all of this information in an XML file through an online or manual activation, so use of the different option types only applies when performing a Trigger Code activation.
These other Option Types were available before this release, and here is a quick overview of how they can be deployed:
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