According to Foxit PDF Editor's End User License Agreement, registration key codes cannot be used in any Windows Server environment, such as Terminal Server and Remote Desktop. Instead, users need to acquire named user licensing from Foxit. In this article, we will explain how to activate Foxit PDF Editor running Windows Terminal.
- Operation System: Windows Server 2019/2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 standard, Windows Server 2008 R2
- License Type: Named User licensing(available in perpetual or subscription)
- Management Portal: Foxit Admin Console
What to do?
The super admin needs to set up the Admin Console, including adding users and assigning licenses, and then end users need to activate the editor with their account. If you only have 1 license and you want to assign it to yourself, go to Assign licenses to super admin to assign licenses to yourself.
Admin Console Setup
Here're step-by-step instructions on how to get started with Admin Console.
1. Access to Foxit Admin Console.
Login to Foxit Admin Console with the super admin account.
How to find super admin
Once subscribing admin console, Foxit system will send welcome email to super admin like below picture.
2. Add users
Below are the two methods to add users:
- Invite users
Navigate to User ID Management >User > Invited users to invite users. For more information, please refer to Invite users.
- Sync users
Navigate to Settings> Directory Settings, follow below steps to set up.
1) To verify domains, please refer to How to verify domains
2) To Setup SSO, please refer to How to set up SSO
3. Assigning Licenses
Visit and Sign in to Foxit Admin Console > License Management > Assign License > Select user > Select product to assign. For more details, please refer to Assign licenses to super admin.
End Users Activation
Congratulations, you're all done! Now end users are able to sign in with their account to activate Foxit PDF Editor.
If you still have questions or comments about how to activate the Editor using the Admin Console, please contact Foxit support to create a support ticket. Thank you.