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Instructions for Migrating to FIPS compatible Version

Updated March 23, 2021


This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry
  • Softree Optimal

Before installing the new software

 For all CURRENT end-users:
(select applicable licensing)

  • If using cloud licenses, return all cloud license:
    • Open any module of the software.
    • Navigate to Setup | License Manager
    • Press Return License
    • That user can now close the program ("save and exit" if prompted)
    • Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Softree\License, delete license folder and all its contents 
    • Uninstall current Softree product(s)
  • If using network licensing, disconnect all network licenses:
    • Open any module of the software.
    • Navigate to Setup | License Manager
    • Press Disconnect License
    • That user can now close the program ("save and exit" if prompted)
    • Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Softree\License, delete license folder and all its contents 
    • Uninstall current Softree product(s)
       

For the SERVER-side (if used) / Network License Manager:

  • Open the network license manager program

  • Delete the tabs for each license on the network license manager

  • Shutdown the network license manager

  • Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Softree\License, delete license folder and all its contents
  • Uninstall the old version of the network license manager from the host computer

Installation of new software

 

For the SERVER-side (if used) / Network License Manager:

  • Install the software for the network license manager on the designated host computer. (Version 1.0.7738.17063 and newer)
  • Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Softree\SoftreeNetworkService
  • Create a text file with the filename LicenseMgr.ini
  • Add these two lines:

    ​​​​​​[LicenseManager]​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    ​​​​​​​EncryptionMode=1
     
  • Save and close the LicenseMgr.ini file

  • Configure your Network License Manager (instructions here)
    • NOTE: If this is a new installation of the network license manager, you will have to configure firewall rules (step 3 in instructions)

For all END-USERS:

  • Install software (Version 9.0.426.0.  and newer)
  • Navigate to the INI file C:\ProgramData\Softree\RoadEng9\Softree.ini, open with a text editor
  • Scroll down to the [RoadEng] section of the softree.ini file (note that the entries in each section are in alphabetic order) and add this line:
    • EncryptionMode=1
  • Save and close the softree.ini file
  • Open software, proceed with reinstating licensing method.

You should now be able to use Softree products on a FIPS-enabled computer.​​​

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