ALS Logo

Altiva Licence Server

Previous Topic Next Topic Altiva Software

Installed Files

The Altiva Licence Server installation program installs the executable files into the directory specified by the user, denoted here as $(ALS_EXEC), as well as the Common Files directory, denoted here as $(ALS_APPDATA). Example paths for these variables under an English install of Windows XP (32-bit) might be:

$(ALS_EXEC) 	= C:\Program Files\Altiva Software\Altiva Licence Server
$(ALS_APPDATA) 	= C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Altiva Software\Altiva Licence Server
Under Windows 7, 8 and 10 (64-bit):
$(ALS_EXEC) 	= C:\Program Files (x86)\Altiva Software\Altiva Licence Server
$(ALS_APPDATA) 	= C:\ProgramData\Altiva Software\Altiva Licence Server

Below are a list of significant files and directories installed by ALS:

$(ALS_EXEC)\ALS.exe The program executable
$(ALS_EXEC)\Plugins\ A directory containing various optional system plugins
$(ALS_EXEC)\Documentation\ALS Manual.chm The ALS Reference Manual
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Licence\als.lic A pool licences file
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Als.cfg The user configuration file
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Logging\ A directory containing various log files
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Web\ A directory containing both fixed and dynamic HTML content used by the HTTP server.

The following files are created automatically when the service is running:

$(ALS_APPDATA)\Logging\Access.LOG A history of user licence access
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Logging\Debug.LOG A debugging log reporting network errors
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Logging\Licences.LOG A log of current licence availability
$(ALS_APPDATA)\Logging\Licences Expired.log A log of expired licences