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Install License - Single User

You need a valid license file in order to start the application.
To receive your license file, please send the order ID as well as the host name and host ID (MAC address) of your license server to

As a single user you don’t need to install the license server. Simply follow the instructions below.

Setup license file

You may need to create the license folder if it doesn’t exist yet.

  • copy the license file in a folder called license in your local .das-element folder

    • Linux/MacOS: ~/.das-element/license

    • Windows %homepath%/.das-element/license

  • edit the variables.env file and add this line

  • start the application (tick)

Install RLM as service (alternative)

An alternative approach is to install the RLM license server as a service.

Install service

Example for Linux

rlm -install_service -service_name daselement_rlm -display_name "Das Element License Service" -dlog /path/to/logs/rlmd.log -c /path/to/license/file.lic

Example for Windows

rlm.exe -install_service -service_name daselement_rlm -display_name "Das Element License Service" -dlog %HOMEPATH%\.das-element\logs\rlmd.log -c %HOMEPATH%\.das-element\licenses\daselement_20240118.lic

Remove service

rlm -delete_service -service_name daselement_rlm


Follow this link for troubleshooting suggestions: Troubleshooting

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