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How do I get a FREE TRIAL Server License?



Server Licenses can be generated by registering through the FREE TRIAL icon.

Free Trial Server Licenses can be generated online by clicking the FREE TRIAL icon located at the top of the Java Service Wrapper website. It's necessary to Register an account and then request a free trial license.

If you wish to buy a server license go to the Purchase a Server License page. A Development license offers you the ability to generate as many license keys as you wish, please visit Purchase a Development License.

Server License Free Trial Overview

This procedure assumes that you already have an active account, and the Java Service Wrapper has been downloaded. Starting with Wrapper ver. 3.5.0, trial licenses allow you to run the Wrapper for 15 minutes. If you need more time to test your application(s) feel free to request a One-Month FREE TRIAL License.


Whenever you request a FREE TRIAL, you will be taken to the Login section to access your account. Please enter your e-mail address, password and continue to the Login button.

Confirmation Message

A confirmation message like the one below is sent to your email address. If you don't receive it within a few minutes, please check your SPAM folder.

Validation Message

The message looks something like the following image. Please click on the link provided to activate your account, and access your "FREE TRIAL" Server License.


Download and Save the Java Service Wrapper

Select the Java Service Wrapper version that best fits your needs. Download the Wrapper and extract the files from the following folders bin, conf, lib and logs. We recommend to save these files in what we call a WRAPPER_HOME directory.

WRAPPER_HOME directory

In order to save the files previously mentioned, your WRAPPER_HOME directory should have four directories as shown in the image below.

License Management Page

Once you have validated your account go to Manage Licenses, and look for the Server License Management Page. The server license(s) will be available and ready to generate a license key.


Locating the HostId

License keys are tied to a HostId, (MAC address) which is unique for a particular network adapter. Prior to Version 3.5.0 you can find yours by simply running the wrapper -h parameter.

How to run the wrapper -h Parameter.
  • Open the console (Command Prompt)
  • Input cmd click the ok button.
  • Please find the location where you saved the Java Service Wrapper. Previously we suggested to create and save it in your WRAPPER_HOME directory.
  • Look for the bin directory.
  • Type wrapper -h and press enter.
  • The HostId is identified.


For versions released starting Version 3.5.0 run GetHostId.bat, the HostId will be displayed. This file is located in the bin directory of your WRAPPER_HOME directory.

Generate License Key

In the Server License Management Page, click on the Expand All button and go to the Generate Key button.

Requirements to Generate License Key

Provide the Licensee Text and the HostId of your server or workstation. The information beyond this point will help us provide support as fast and accurate as possible anytime you request it. After completing the required fields finally go to the Generate Key button.

License Key and License Agreement

The License Key looks something like the image below. If you would like to learn more about the license key please visit License key properties. This is all it takes to generate a license key. The next step is download and Install the license Key.


If you have any issues generating the License Key or any other questions, please feel free to contact us with a support request at, we will be happy to help you.