How often is the Key.file updated on the SecureAuth IdP

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SecureAuth IdP Version Affected: All

 

Description:

The D:\SecureAuth\Key.File used for licensing IdP appliances is periodically updated on a rolling period of approximately 60 days.  The logic behind the frequency of updates can be explained.

 

Cause:

When the IdP is in active use by end users the IdP will attempt to update the key.file but not every day. This can give the illusion that the IdP isn't refreshing its license.

 

Resolution:

The logic in later versions of IdP (9.0+) is that the debug logs will show the Current Date together with Warn Date, and Expire Date.
 
Once the Warn Date is reached the IdP will try to update the key.file.

Here is an example taken from a log where the warn day has been reached and the IdP tries but fails to update the key.file

httpmodule.CheckLicense.licensedata.: 10/22/2018 9:50:46 PM || warnday: 10/22/2018 10:57:01 AM || expireday: 11/21/2018 9:57:01 AM
httpmodule.CheckLicense.utcnow.: 10/22/2018 9:50:46 PM > warnday: 10/22/2018 10:57:01 AM
Failed to update key file. httpmodule.check.string.empty: 1zRsQ+MBKWPTSMs4ZugjQ3wsMG4TX9VOyKAaaIY8iVB6nbTTvwpOAzva3j4odxmvTjt614vfpMMol2gBRMfQE5qeJos3pEaIQfkWRw0UBD6iBke8H+Cn2EbKA/DjLXoF5ngszF1+3a/q3CS8r4Ks9w==�

 

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