Fernhill SCADA License Terms

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Introduction

The Fernhill SCADA software is the intellectual property of Fernhill Software Ltd. As with any commercial software Fernhill SCADA is licensed and not sold.

Fernhill Software Ltd offers you two types of license for the use of Fernhill SCADA software:

Free Runtime LicenseDeveloper License
License Fee Free (no cost) The first 25 tags are unrestricted (no cost).
There are different price levels for up to 250, 1000, 2500, 10,000 and 25,000 tags.
Some tag types, for example Random Data Tags, do not count towards the licensed total.
License Key None Required to edit more than 25 tags without restriction.
Please help to support this product by buying a Developer License
UsersUnlimitedOne license required per user
ComputersUnlimitedUp to two
Terms Runtime License Agreement
.NET API License Agreement
Developer License Agreement

Note: Free runtime has some reliability advantages. No dongle to go missing or stop working. No license key linked to a hardware ID which could change if you replace a disk drive.

Important Information

Any software that interacts with Programmable Logic Controllers has the potential to cause safety issues. Fernhill SCADA is no exception to this. The license agreement requires you to use the software in a safe way and observe all safety notices. Please read the Documentation carefully. The following symbols appear in the product and documentation to warn you of potential hazards. Always observe the warning associated with these symbols.

Danger Symbol Danger: Indicates a hazard which, if not avoided, could result in death.

Warning Symbol Warning: Indicates a potential hazard which, if not avoided, could result in personal injury or damage to property.

Caution Symbol Caution: Indicates a potential hazard which, if not avoided, could result in personal injury or damage to property.

Information Symbol Information: Indicates a potential hazard which, if not avoided, could result in equipment malfunction.

Open Source Software

Fernhill SCADA makes use of open source software components in binary form. Please refer to Open Source Licenses for the list of open source software components used by Fernhill SCADA and license agreements of those components.

Further information

Buy a Developer License

To Buy a license key for the developer edition.

Register a Configuration Tool License Key

To learn about registering license key files.