Enabling licensed features in MPX Node

Updated 5 months ago by Jacob Alderman

SCOPE

Version 1.3.35 of Omnia MPX Node software created the ability to receive a multicast stream on a Decoder, and enable additional streams on an Encoder. Both of these features require add-on licenses, which can be purchased from your preferred Telos Alliance dealer. This document applies to the following Omnia MPX Node devices;

  • Omnia MPX Node Decoder - part number 2001-00522-000
  • Omnia MPX Node Encoder - part number 2001-00529-000

DESCRIPTION

This document explains how to enable additional functionality using the license system implemented in 1.3.35 of Omnia MPX Node Software. The 3 options available at release are;

  • 3002-00006-001 License to activate 2 Additional Encoder Streams
  • 3002-00007-001 License to activate 4 Additional Encoder Streams
  • 3002-00008-001 Multicast Decoder License

Requirements

  1. Version 1.3.35 or newer software is required. If the MPX Node needs to be updated please click here.
  2. Have the PDF with license code. These may be ordered through Telos or your dealer
  3. Have the MPX Node connected or computer connected the Internet. If your MPX Node and computer are disconnected from the internet you will need to manually validate your license. .

Enabling a licensed Feature

  1. Using your web browser, navigate to the System Setup web page of your MPX Node. The procedure is the same for both Encoders and Decoders.
TIP - The IP Address of your MPX Node can be obtained by repeatedly tapping the upper user button on the front panel until the IP Address is displayed.
  1. Log in with your user name and password.
  2. From the left side menu, click on System Setup.
Picture of the main menu
  1. Scoll to the bottom of the page to find the License Features section
  2. Copy paste license code from the PDF into the license code box
Make sure to include all dashes in the license string. If the dashes are not present the feature will not activate.
  1. Check the message "Valid License Code" appears above your license code
If the message "Not Valid License Code" appears please check that the license code is entered exactly as it does on the PDF. Beware that extra (hidden) spaces pasted on either end of the string will impair validation. If this message persists please email the license code to support@telosalliance.com
  1. Assuming you are connected to the Internet, click the Activate button
  2. The license features will now be active. On screen you will see the message License Activated Successfully message, and the new feature will now be listed in the Active Licenses section

Manual Activation

  1. Using your web browser, navigate to the main web page of your MPX Node.
TIP - The IP Address of your MPX Node can be obtained by repeatedly tapping the upper user button on the front panel until the IP Address is displayed.
  1. Log in with your user name and password.
  2. From the left side menu, click on System Setup.
Picture of the main menu
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the License Features section
  2. Click the Manual Activation button
  1. Copy and paste the license code from the PDF into the license code box
    If you have to manually enter the license code make sure all dashes are typed in. If the message "Not Valid License Code" appears please ensure the license code appears exactly as it does on the PDF. Beware that extra (hidden) spaces pasted on either end of the string will impair validation. If this message persists please email the license code to support@telosalliance.com.
  2. Copy the Request Code
  3. Using device with Internet access go to secure.telos-systems.com
  4. Paste the Request Code from the MPX Node into the text box
  5. Copy the Activation Code
  6. Paste Activation Code into the MPX Node
  7. Click the Activate button
  8. The license features will now be active. On screen you will see the message License Activated Successfully message, and the new feature will now be listed in the Active Licenses section.


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