LongRange FAQ includes questions and answers to help you understand how to download, trial and purchase LongRange.

About LongRange

The LongRange mobile app that you download to your device from an app store.
LongRange Server to run the apps.
LongRange Studio if you intend to develop apps.
The LongRange app is free and does not require a license.
LongRange Server is the only component you purchase and it is free during a trial period.
LongRange Studio requires a free license.

Licenses

Yes.
If you develop your own apps using LongRange Studio, LongRange Server licenses are only perpetual. If you do not develop apps, you can choose either a perpetual or a subscription LongRange Server license.
A trial license is the default license when LongRange Server is initially downloaded and installed.
A LongRange Server license certifies that an IBM i server is permitted to run LongRange server and allowed to run only specified LongRange apps.
LongRange Server is certified to an IBM i server based on serial number, processor group, model number and feature code.
Apps are certified and signed to run on a nominated IBM i server by means of a Corporate Identification Key (CIK).
The apps will operate until the trial period expires.
You should request LongRange Studio licenses before the trial period expires.
Complete the purchase license form on the Web site.
A representative of the LongRange team will contact you to provide the license.
Yes. A LongRange Studio license certifies and signs apps to run on a specified IBM i server and LongRange Server.
Yes. LongRange Studio is licensed to run on a specified developer computer.
Yes. A license is required to certify the app with each IBM i server on which the app developed using LongRange Studio will run.

LongRange App

Download the app from an app store and install it on your mobile device.
Apple devices - download the app from Apple iTunes.
Android devices - download the app from Google Play.
The app must be installed on each mobile device that will use apps developed using LongRange Studio. LongRange imposes no limit to the number of mobile devices.
You need to install the LongRange mobile device app on your mobile device to run apps developed using LongRange Studio.

LongRange Server

Yes. You need a license to run apps you develop using LongRange Studio and a separate license for each 3rd party or software vendor from whom you obtain apps.
Complete the download form on the Web site. The download link will be emailed to you.
You purchase LongRange Server by requesting a license.
Yes, but only if you are not developing your own apps using LongRange Studio.
Yes, if you intend to develop apps using LongRange Studio.
No, if you intend to use LongRange Server only to run apps obtained from 3rd parties or purchased from software vendors.

LongRange Studio

Complete the LongRange Studio licence request form on the Web site. The license code(s) will be emailed to you.
Each developer computer on which LongRange Studio is installed requires a license. The license contains the LongRange Corporate Identification Key (CIK) which LongRange Studio uses to certify and sign apps developed using LongRange Studio. These apps can only run on a LongRange Server with a license containing the same CIK.
The LongRange Corporate Identification Key (CIK) certifies and signs apps developed using LongRange Studio to operate with a licensed LongRange Server.
You will receive a CIK when you purchase a LongRange Server license if you are developing your own apps using LongRange Studio.
If you run only apps supplied by 3rd parties or software vendors you use the CIK supplied by them.
Yes. You can request additional licenses at any time. When requesting licenses you will need a CIK and the details of each computer on which you intend to install and use LongRange Studio.
Yes, but apps you develop will not run on an IBM i server with a licensed LongRange Server.
You can download LongRange Studio when you download LongRange Server, or go to the LongRange Studio download page on the Web site.
LongRange Studio will continue to run indefinitely in trial mode. However, apps built with a trial version of LongRange Studio will cease running when the LongRange Server trial period expires.
When you purchase a LongRange Server license, you can also request and then install license(s) for LongRange Studio.
Yes, the apps will operate until the trial period expires.
You should request LongRange Studio licenses before the trial period expires.

Trial version of LongRange

You may be able to extend the trial period by requesting an extension to the trial license.
Yes. You will receive a trial license automatically with the download. Once you install LongRange Server, it will operate for the trial period.
You can purchase a LongRange Server license or you may be able to extend the trial period by requesting an extension to the trial license.

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