Enhanced License Chaining

With enhanced license chaining in Adobe Access 3.0, it is recommended to issue both a Leaf and a Root the first time the user requests a license for a particular machine. If the user already has the Root license, the server may issue only a Leaf (call LicenseRequestMessage.clientHasEnhancedRootForPolicy() to determine if the client already has a 3.0 Enhanced Root). For subsequent license requests, the client will indicate that it already has a Leaf and a Root, so the server should issue a new Root license. When the enhanced license chaining is used, setRootKeyRetrievalInfo() must be called to provide the credentials needed to decrypt the root encryption key in the policy.

NOTE

If the policy supports 3.0 Enhanced License Chaining, but the client is Adobe Access 2.0, the server will issue a 2.0 original chained license. To determine the client version, use LicenseRequestMessage.getClientVersion().

On this page

Adobe Summit Banner

A virtual event April 27-28.

Expand your skills and get inspired.

Register for free
Adobe Summit Banner

A virtual event April 27-28.

Expand your skills and get inspired.

Register for free
Adobe Maker Awards Banner

Time to shine!

Apply now for the 2021 Adobe Experience Maker Awards.

Apply now
Adobe Maker Awards Banner

Time to shine!

Apply now for the 2021 Adobe Experience Maker Awards.

Apply now