Can’t install a remote commuter license (UFT 12.02 & Windows Server 2008)

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We have an instance were we are attempting to do some disaster recovery testing and need to install UFT on a system that will allow multiple user sessions to run tests against one of our applications in the test environment. We would need to have commuter licenses checked out for each of the test machines, but have been unable to do so. Please help!

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Asked on April 29, 2016 3:14 pm
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A commuter license is a form of seat license. By design, the Sentinel licensing mechanism (UFT/QTP v12.0x and below) does not allow seat (and therefore commuter) licenses to be installed on Windows Server operating systems (due to their ability to run the RDP role). To install a commuter license, the target machine must not have a Windows Server operating system.

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Answered on April 29, 2016 3:15 pm
Okay, thanks. I installed on a commuter license Windows 7 target machine instead, and it worked.
( at April 29, 2016 3:15 pm)