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Canon MEAP Client Generate License File for Installation

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Question / Problem: 

How to generate the License File necessary to install the Kofax Canon MFP Client on Canon MEAP (imageRunner) devices.

Answer / Solution: 

Canon now reuires using the Canon License Management System to generate a license file that uses the License Access Number provided in the Kofax Canon FMP Client download package and the serial number(s) of the MFP device(s) where the Kofax Canon MFP Client will be installed.  This generated license file will be used during the installation process instead of the KofaxCanonClient.lic file that is included in the Canon MFP Client download package.

 

To generate the necessary License File for use on 10 or fewer MFP devices:

  1. Gather the serial number(s) of the Canon imageRunner MFP device(s) where the Kofax Canon MFP Client will be installed
     
  2. Download the Canon MFP Client package from the KFS Administration Console's Devices screen
     
  3. Unblock and unzip the downloaded canon.zip package 
     
  4. Navigate to the appropriate regional location in the unzipped package:
    • client\EMEA
    • client\NorthAmerica
  5. Open KofaxCanonClient_LAN.txt in a text editor such as Notepad. 
     
  6. Copy the entire contents of the KofaxCanonClient_LAN.txt file.  This is the License Access Number.
     
  7. In a browser, go to http://www.canon.com/meap
     
  8. Paste the License Access Number into the License Access Number field and click Next
     
  9. On the Product Check screen, confirm that that the Product Name is KofaxKFS1042 and click Apply to Issue a License
     
  10. On the Serial Number Registration screen, select Enable Device Serial Number, enter the device serial number(s) collected in Step 1, and click Next
     
  11. On the Confirm Serial Number screen, reenter the serial number(s) and click Next
     
  12. On the Information Confirmation screen, review for accuracy and click License File Issuance
     
  13. On the License File Issuance screen, click Download a License File
     
  14. Copy the downloaded license file into the unzipped regional folder for convenient access during the Client installation

 

To generate the necessary License File for use on more than 10 MFP devices:

  1. Gather the serial numbers of the Canon imageRunner MFP devices where the Kofax Canon MFP Client will be installed
     
  2. Create a new text file called serialnumbers.csv and open it in a text editor such as Notepad
     
  3. Enter each serial number on a new line. Example:
    ABC00001
    ABC00002
    ABC00003
    

     
  4. Save the changes to serialnumbers.csv
     
  5. Download the Canon MFP Client package from the KFS Administration Console's Devices screen
     
  6. Unblock and unzip the downloaded canon.zip package 
     
  7. Navigate to the appropriate regional location in the unzipped package:
    • client\EMEA
    • client\NorthAmerica
  8. Open KofaxCanonClient_LAN.txt in a text editor such as Notepad. 
     
  9. Copy the entire contents of the KofaxCanonClient_LAN.txt file.  This is the License Access Number.
     
  10. In a browser, go to http://www.canon.com/meap
     
  11. Paste the License Access Number into the License Access Number field and click Next
     
  12. On the Product Check screen, confirm that that the Product Name is KofaxKFS1042 and click Apply to Issue a License
     
  13. On the Serial Number Registration screen, select Batch Register Several Device Serial Numbers Use a File (.csv)
     
  14. Click Choose File, select the serialnumbers.csv file, and click Next
     
  15. On the Information Confirmation screen, review for accuracy and click License File Issuance
     
  16. On the License File Issuance screen, click Download a License File
     
  17. Copy the downloaded license file into the unzipped regional folder for convenient access during the Client installation

Applies to:  

Product Version
KFS 4.3