BarTender cannot locate Seagull License Server

Overview The Automation and Enterprise Automation editions of BarTender must contact Seagull License Server (SLS) for printer license authentication. If Seagull License Server cannot be contacted, BarTender enters a grace period which allows you to continue printing for up to 72 hours from the la...

Message 1025: Product Key Code entered is for a different software version

Symptom When attempting to activate BarTender, you receive the following message: Message 1025 Activation Wizard Message #1025: The Product Key Code entered is for a different software version. Please enter a valid Product Key Code. Environment All BarTender Versions Fix This happens when the ve...

Message 1002: Invalid Product Key Code

Symptom When attempting to activation BarTender, you receive the following message: Activation Wizard Message #1002 Invalid Product Key Code Environment All BarTender versions Fix This message will display whenever the Product Key Code has been entered incorrectly. Please closely inspect the Pro...

How do I enter a trial extension?

Question How do I enter a Trial Extension? The key is 20 character long and BarTender action only accepts 16 characters. Answer You actually have to open a special BarTender dialog to enter a trial extension key. You're not able to enter this in the normal Activation dialog. Open BarTender Press...

BarTender activation denied: Professional and Basic editions

Overview Basic and Professional editions of BarTender follow a user based licensing model.  A user based licensing model restricts how many users may use the license, enforced by allowing one computer to be licensed at any given time. Note on Automation or Enterprise Automation editions If you ha...

BarTender activation denied: Automation editions

Overview BarTender Automation and Enterprise Automation editions allow one (1) Seagull License Server (SLS) and unlimited instances of BarTender to be activated at any given time. Note on Basic And Professional editions: If you have a Professional or Basic edition of the software and are experien...

Seagull License Server activation denied

OverviewSeagull License Server is only used with the Automation or Enterprise Automation editions of BarTender. Also referred to as the License Server or SLS, it is a software application that monitors and enforces printer licensing for applications within the BarTender Suite.Note on Basic and Pr...