TestComplete license on virtual machines
I know I must use a VM-enabled floating license to run TestComplete on a VM.
My question is 'why' must it be a floating license and not a lock-node license.
I've read the SmartBear documentation but it doesn't say why (or maybe I didn't understand it).
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Because node-locked licenses are tied to hardware and, with a VM, the hardware "floats". It's not always guarenteed to be the same MAC address, etc.
You CAN use a Node-Locked but you'll have to work with smartbear support directly to get it set up but it's not recommended.
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And the description is here: https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/licensing/activating/understanding-activation-proced... (last bulleted paragraph).
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