How do I know the WIBU-Key Network Server is running? What is WkSvW32?

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WkSvW32

WkSvW32 is the WIBU-Key Network Server application. WkSvW32 can be run on Windows 95/98/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP/Server 2003. This application can be started in two different modes:

  1. As application (default)
  2. As service that’s started automatically when the system is started

NOTE: It is only possible to run WkSvW32 as a service on Windows NT/2000/XP/Server 2003. On Windows 95/98/ME WkSvW32 can only be run in application mode.

After startup, the WIBU-Key Network Server icon appears in system tray. The icon will change to show activity such as license requests as shown.

Right-clicking on the icon will display a pop-up context menu with the following options:

Status — Displays the server status window which contains all client requests and status messages.

Start as Service — Starts the WIBU-Key Network Server as service.

Stop Service — Stops the WIBU-Key Network Server service.

Install/Uninstall Service — Install/unistall the WIBU-Key Network Server service.

Logging — Logs server status messages to %program files%wibukeyserverwkserver.log.

Rescan WIBU-BOXes — Rescans all connected WIBU-Keys This option should be executed after a WIBU-Key update, or if a newly connected WIBU-Key should been used by the WIBU-Key Server.

Help — Opens the WIBU help file.

About — Displays a window containing information about the WIBU-Key Network Server

Exit — Exits the WIBU-Key Network Server application.

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