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How to prepare many keys in advance

THE PASSKEY CONCEPT

Passkeys are used during software installation in environments where many usb flash drives must be registered.
Usually, in order to register a flash drive as a new PREDATOR key, you open the Preferences window and follow this procedure.
But if you have 50 computers and 100 employees, each employee having a flash drive and being allowed to use any of the 50 PCs, then you should perform 5000 registrations !
Passkeys will save you many hours of work.
When passkeys are enabled on a computer, any unregistered USB flash drive which has been initialized as a passkey will automatically register as a new PREDATOR key.
A passkey needs to be initialized only once. You can then use it in any number of computers.

CREATING PASSKEYS

Run the Key Manager to initialize passkeys.

ENABLING PASSKEYS ON YOUR COMPUTERS

USING PASSKEYS

TERMINATING THE AUTOMATIC REGISTRATIONS

After the date defined in the "End date" field of the PREDATOR Administration tool, passkeys will no longer register automatically, and PREDATOR will accept registered keys only.
But you can prematurely terminate the automatic registration period if all required keys are registered before this date.
On each computer:
  • Open the Preferences window and verify the list of registered keys
  • Exit PREDATOR
  • Start the PREDATOR Administration tool
  • Delete the "Passkey ID" field
  • Click the "Update" button
  • Close the PREDATOR Administration tool
  • restart PREDATOR