How To distinguish between Spectrum Access Keys and a Permanent License File

Products Affected:  Pitney Bowes Spectrum Technology Platform

Product Feature: Installation / Upgrade

Operating System: Windows (All). Linux, Unix

Version: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
For new installations, access key(s) entered during a Spectrum installation provide temporary access to the software for 45 days.  This allows a customer to start using their software immediately while in the process of obtaining a permanent license file.

A permanent license file provides long-term access to your software pursuant to the terms of your license.
UPDATED:  May 19, 2017