1. Licensing Your RIP with LDK

1.1 What is LDK?
LDK is a replacement for the HLS security used for the Harlequin Server RIP. It allows Global Graphics to provide you with more flexible licensing options, ...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:03 AM
1.2 How to Activate LDK RIP License
In order to license the Express RIP you purchased, you have to activate the LDK license. To activate the LDK license, the Express RIP LDK Tool needs to comm...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:19 AM
1.3 Re-install and re-activate a RIP on the same hardware
There are a number of situations which may lead to a RIP needing to be re‐installed on the same hardware. The following describes two of these situations: ...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:20 AM
1.4 Switching from Dongle to License
4 Types of Workflow to switch from HLS to LDK Transition from HLS to LDK can be achieved using one of the four workflows shown below: (1) Informatio...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:20 AM
1.5 Virtual Machine Support
The normal LDK soft‐locks that Global Graphics provides will not permit the LDK Server to serve a license on a virtual machine (VM). A specific VM‐lock can ...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:20 AM
1.6 What do I do when a RIP reports it cannot get an LDK license?
If the RIP fails to obtain an LDK license you should work through the following steps: 1. Run the LDK Tool (from \ldk\utils) and select Display Keys. Ca...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:27 AM
1.7 Operating System Support
The following page lists the operating system support for Express RIP v10 and v11. Express RIP Operating System Support
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:27 AM
1.8 How to Transfer LDK License
The LDK license should always be installed only on the intended PC hardware which the RIP will be run from as once activated the Product Key cannot be activ...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:29 AM
1.9 Dongle Part Numbers
Each dongle is shipped from Compose bearing a part number, which can be broken down into several sections: <Dongle-Type>-<Resolution>-<Ve...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:31 AM
1.10 Where are the LDK components located?
haspdinst.exe Description Installer for the Sentinel LDK runtime environment. Location \ldk ldktool.exe Description Tool for activating and inspe...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:31 AM