Microsoft has changed the way they associate licenses with Passport accounts. I have used this site extensively in the past, but it has been a problem for a month or so. The only eyebrow-raising part is that you would expect Microsoft to have a whole brace of plan Bs in place at the drop of a hat for just such an occurrence. The website is temporarily unavailable. Office 2007 license is ordered under a volume license with Administrator account 2. Perhaps a major flaw was discovered in the server software itself. I think they removed the serial number from Snow Leopard.
Right now, however, Microsoft is screwing the proverbial pooch, and no amount of apology will remove egg from face. Unless you were saying it makes any kind of sense to adhere to deadlines and damn the customers? The issues with Gmail, T-Mobile, SwissDisk, etc and this should be a warning that the computing infrastructure is becoming baroquely fragile. . Yes, but in this case that's irrelevant. If you had viewed the warning message in red text at the top of the eOpen page since November 1st, you would know this.
Budget is part of it, but it's just as much the obscene horror story that their licensing is. It's not separate in any way, the old server going down and the new server coming up were linked events, the new server being a precondition for the old to vanish. As one of their ideal customers, we used to make a lot of use of eOpen. This is about open systems, not open source. Smaller companies get keys with less activations and may have 100, 500, 1000, etc.
Software on the other hand, once you have one copy distributing more is trivial. And now, it is down. Hopefully this will help someone get some work done! The website is encountering problems. Even if it is a truly vile de-facto monopolist vendor such as Microsoft. Tried it again from Safari.
Fragility and unreliability in the basic tools necessary to keep a business running are hard to deal with in good economic times. I use this site once in awhile myself as we have volume licenses through Microsoft. Want to do site licensing? The issues with Gmail, T-Mobile, SwissDisk, etc and this should be a warning that the computing infrastructure is becoming baroquely fragile. If it involves large amounts of data and wasn't already set up to replicate the data to a backup system, bringing things back up whether or not you've got the source code might be very difficult simply because people don't just want the service itself, but they also want the state embodied by the service. I don't think I've ever been able to connect to it from a Time Warner home cable connection. So, it'll be back to legal pirating for them. To change the email associated with a eOpen it's complex.
That account can grant permission and rights on various levels to other accounts. Couple that with the fragility of their only real option for license management, and you get a picture of a company that's awfully good at cashing your check, but has little concern with any kind of meaningfully delivery of service. Turns out that they linked the accounts to Live, and that your account expires if you don't use it for 90 days. The new site was working for a while but is down for scheduled maintenance. Same shit happened to pretty much all of my clients. It take 1 month minimum In short term, call the old guy and ask him admin access to the eopen account.
It doesn't require activation servers, or license keys. But it should go that way : - You call the seller, they will contact Microsoft, and they will provide you a form to fill and sign. With Volume Licensing for products such as Windows 8. You also go there for your volume keys. We apologize for any inconvenience and our goal is for the site to be available on Wednesday, December 16, 2009. Finally I gave up in frustration, and called their tech support line.
Eopen was supposed to end and Microsoft gave all of us plenty of notice of this. To view recently visited webpages might not work on all pages Click Tools , and then click Work Offline. So allowed it thru and now everything is working. Like Cheers told you better call the licensing or the seller. The problem is obviously something big, that simply looking elsewhere won't fix. What you can try: Diagnose Connection Problems More information This problem can be caused by a variety of issues, including: Internet connectivity has been lost.