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[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]] can support [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-clustering.html | server clustering]] on both Microsoft servers (Clustering Services) and Linux.  PaperCut is licensed on a domain/site wide basis and the one license will cover all servers, including multiple nodes inside a cluster.  There is no need to purchase a separate license for each node.
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[[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/printer-control-for-education/|PaperCut NG]] can support [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-clustering.html | server clustering]] on both Microsoft servers (Clustering Services) and Linux.  PaperCut is licensed on a domain/site wide basis and the one license will cover all servers, including multiple nodes inside a cluster.  There is no need to purchase a separate license for each node.
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[[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng |PaperCut NG]] can support [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-clustering.html |server clustering]] on both Microsoft servers (Clustering Services) and Linux.  PaperCut is licensed on a domain/site wide basis and the one license will cover all servers, including multiple nodes inside a cluster.  There is no need to purchase a separate license for each node.

PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www
.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html |digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  ''Option 1'' is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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//papercut.biz/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]] can support [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-clustering.html | server clustering]] on both Microsoft servers (Clustering Services) and Linux.  PaperCut is licensed on a domain/site wide basis and the one license will cover all servers, including multiple nodes inside a cluster.  There is no need to purchase a separate license for each node.

PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-license-support.html |
digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  ''Option 1'' is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html |standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide. Manually copy the file:
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Install the license via the [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-license-support.html | standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide. Manually copy the file:
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Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html |standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, and then repeat the procedure on this node.


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Install the license via the [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/manual/ch-license-support.html | standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, and then repeat the procedure on this node.

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PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  ''Option 2'' is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  ''Option 1'' is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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!!Option 1 - Simulated node failure
Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, and then repeat the procedure on this node.

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!!Option 2 - Simulated node failure
Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, and then repeat the procedure on this node.


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PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  Option 2 is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  ''Option 2'' is often the most convenient on a currently live system.
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Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, then repeat the procedure on this node.
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Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, and then repeat the procedure on this node.
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from the currently active node and copy across to the same location on other nodes.  This file contains the ditigally signed license and it's presence will license all nodes.
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from the currently active node and copy across to the same location on other nodes.  This file contains the digitally signed license and its presence will license all nodes.
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[[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng PaperCut NG]] can support [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-clustering.html server clustering]] on both Microsoft servers (Clustering Services) and Linux.  PaperCut is licensed on a domain/site wide basis and the one license will cover all servers, including multiple nodes inside a cluster.  There is no need to purchase a separate license for each node.

PaperCut NG is licensed via a [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html digitally signed license file]].  This license file needs to be installed on each installed instance of the PaperCut Application Server.  In a cluster environment, the ''Application Server'' component is often installed on two or more nodes to provide a degree of redundancy and load distribution.  The license needs to be installed on each node.  This can be accomplished in two ways.  Option 2 is often the most convenient on a currently live system.

!!Option 1 - Simulated node failure
Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide.  This will license the currently active node.  Simulate node failure so the other node becomes active.  Wait a few seconds for the other node to activate, then repeat the procedure on this node.

!!Option 2 - Manual copy
Install the license via the [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcng/manual/ch-license-support.html standard procedure]] as explained in the user guide. Manually copy the file:
->[@C:\Program Files\PaperCut NG\server\application.license@]
from the currently active node and copy across to the same location on other nodes.  This file contains the ditigally signed license and it's presence will license all nodes.

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