Create product profiles (new) or using the default profile.
The timeout period for a shared device license to be offline has now been increased. A user on a shared device, will now get a warning message after 11 hours of usage, but can continue to stay offline for another hour. This means that users can remain offline for a total of 12 hours in a single session.
The Package ID field is now removed from the report of the devices in your institution that are currently activated with shared device licenses. The report now contains the following fields:
When end users go to sign in on a device activated with shared device licenses, the following banner is displayed:
Now, when creating Shared Device Licensing packages on the Admin Console, you can allow users on shared devices to install and update Adobe apps using the Creative Cloud desktop app.
To create a shared device license package, log in to the Admin Console, navigate to the Packages > Packages, and click Create a Package.
For more details on how to create shared device license packages, see this article.
Shared Device Licensing now supports Adobe Dimension. So, you can now include Adobe Dimension when you a create shared device license package on the Admin Console, and then deploy this package to your end user machines.
To create a shared device license package:
For details see this document.
The report of the devices in your institution that are currently activated with shared device licenses, now contains the following fields:
The Account Confirmation that popped up every 90 minutes is no longer displayed.
Now, you can deploy shared device licenses to multiple labs in your institution. Follow the steps below:
Assign specialized admin roles and delegate tasks to other admins in your institution:
See how to manage admin roles on the Admin Console.
If you are a VIP (Value Incentive Plan) customer, you can purchase products or additional shared device licenses from the Admin console directly.
In the upper-right corner of the Overview page of the Admin Console, click Buy More.
In the Add Products screen, add products or add licenses to your existing products.
If you've installed shared device licenses on machines that are no longer in use, quickly recover the licenses and reuse them on other machines. For example, if you plan to retire an old machine or if you want to repurpose a machine and reuse it outside a lab or a classroom. You can even recover licenses from machines that are completely inoperable.
To use the latest features of Shared Device Licensing on end-user machines, you can either choose to:
After creating the packages on the Admin Console, choose from the following methods to deploy the new packages:
Perform the following procedure on each machine on which you plan to upgrade the licenses:
Using the Windows command line or macOS terminal, navigate to the downloaded Toolkit root folder. Type the absolute path of the folder that contains the downloaded file:
Run the following command with admin privileges:
sudo ./adobe-licensing-toolkit --activate
sudo ./adobe-licensing-toolkit -s