The risk of losing the dongle or wasting time looking for it because a colleague happens to be on vacation is always high.
The dongle is integrated in a protected area (e.g. server room) into the network through a USB-Server. The workstation accesses the associated licensed software on a virtual USB port of the W&T USB Redirector, which redirect communication to the USB-Server through the network.
|1. The USB-Server is connected to the network and receives its IP parameters via DHCP or using the WuTility management and inventorying tool.|
|2. The dongle(s) are connected to the USB-Server.|
|3. The W&T USB Redirector is installed and started on the desired PCs.|
|4. The desired dongle is selected from the inventory list of the configuration tool and connected to the PC via mouse click. The dongle is shown as busy on other workstations and cannot be incorporated.|
|5. After work is finished the virtual connection is closed by a mouse click. The dongle is now available for connecting on other workstations.|