Licensing

Ariadne offers licenses for CoolSpools software on a per LPAR basis. We also offer license transfers and special arrangements for backup and DR systems.

License transfers

If you need help with any of the techniques described below, feel free to contact our support team.

We have a new machine. Can we transfer the software to it?

Yes, this can be done, and will be free so long as your support and maintenance contract is up to date.

See our license transfer instructions for details of the technical procedure to be followed.

Please complete and return our license transfer request form for each system/LPAR from which one or more licenses are to be transferred.

Do we need a new license key?

Probably. If the new machine has exactly the same serial number and LPAR number as your old one, then the key won’t change but you’ll need to re-enter the old key on the new machine. If either the serial number or the LPAR number has changed, you’ll need a new key.

See our licence transfer instructions for details of the technical procedure to be followed.

Please complete and return our licence transfer request form for each system/LPAR from which one or more licenses are to be transferred.

Partitions/LPARs
Do I need a license per LPAR?

Yes, but there are discounts available when you are buying licenses for more than one partition on the same system. Contact Ariadne Sales for details of the latest discounts available and to ask for a quote.

Multiple systems
Are there discounts for multiple systems?

Yes. Contact Ariadne Sales for details of the latest discounts available and to ask for a quote.

Development systems
Are there discounts for development/test systems?

Yes. Contact Ariadne Sales for details of the latest discounts available and to ask for a quote.

CoolSpools and backup systems

Do I need to buy a license for my backup/D.R. system?
Do you have special deals for backup systems?

We have special arrangements for backup/D.R./H.A. systems and there are a couple of ways you can choose to address the question of backup systems more…

Supported versions

What versions of your software are currently supported?

CoolSpools V6 and V7. Withdrawal of support for earlier versions has been announced. more…

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