Implementing License Management

Is there a recommended License Management solution I can integrate into my KNIME partner extension?

We want to offer a free community edition and a premium edition of our KNIME partner nodes. These would be packaged in a way similar to the free Palladian nodes and the commercial Selenium nodes. Does anybody have any pointers on how I would go about adding License Management to our premium edition? I’m interested in both the KNIME runtime software as well as the back-end customer management software that generates and tracks the licenses. Presumably this would be an Eclipse-based License Management System?

@qqilihq - any tips on how to get started?

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Ha! That’s quite a coincidence. In fact we’re (with @danielesser) currently working on moving the Licensing logic which I’m using in the Selenium Nodes into a common, standalone library.

In general I’d be very open to give some insights and/or even access to the library. Would you send me an email to mail@seleniumnodes.com ? (might take a few days till I’ll be able to reply – sorry in advance).

– Philipp

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Thanks Philipp! I’ve sent you an email as requested.

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Hi Philipp @qqilihq - any updates on that stand- alone licensing logic?

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Hi Edlueze,

yes, that’s available now (and in fact used in several existing and upcoming plugins).

–Philipp

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