software

 

Site licensed software are available from the ACCC at lower costs than what you will find at retail stores. Terms of the site license vary and all software is sold without manuals. It is illegal to install one legal copy of the software on more than one computer.

You must purchase as many copies (or licenses) of the software as machines you plan to install the software on. LANs are not excluded although the wording in some instances changes to: you must have enough licenses to cover concurrent uses of the software.

If you are not connected to the internet, you will not be able to access ADDA software unless you have checked out licenses for each application using KeyCheckout.

To check out licenses, install and use the KeyCheckout program. If you already have the KeyAccess client installed, note that you need to uninstall that before installing KeyCheckout. You cannot install it over the basic KeyAccess client.

Here is how to use KeyCheckout:

For the time being, a backup solution is not being provided as part of the base configuration.  ACCC hopes to include it in the future depending on licensing and costs.  In the meantime, clients are encouraged to setup some means of backup/protection.  One option is to utilize the ADSM backup solution that ACCC offers (http://accc.uic.edu/service/backups), another and possibly complementary solution is to create and utilize a Box.com account through the University (http://accc.uic.edu/service/box), and

For machines distributed during the Academic Year 2014-2015 period:

For Tier I machines, faculty members will be given administrative access to the machine, allowing them to install and uninstall software as needed.

For Tier II machines, software policies are managed by the College or Department.

 

For machines distributed during the Academic Year 2015-2016 period:

Software policies are management by the College or Department.

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