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glennt
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Donator Licence

Just wondering what the difference between a donator & Donator Licence is
my log is showing Donator with only 50 channels allowed
before i had 106 channels
Cheers Glenn

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muellinger
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Hi glennt,
as far as i understood, the "donator_license" is valid for one year after the donation.
When the year is expired it falls back to "donator".
So it seems like you have to re-donate once a year ? My someone with better knowledge pelase correct me if im wrong.
I stumbled over this, a few days ago as my old WB2.x Installation did not run properly anymore and i updated to 3.1
There was no mention about this on the download page and it hit me like a Truck seeing only a few channels being updated... SO i donated to get it working. A chart with a comparision and description about all this licensing including the differences need to be more prominent on the homepage!

Cheers, Carsten.

glennt
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Thanks Carsten
I done the same updated to V3.1 & back to 50 channels
Anyway that clears things up a bit
Cheers Glenn

VenimK
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Also have this now

"For License request/update data, see WGLicense.log.txt
The total channel count :50 exceeds the number 50 allowed for license 'donator'
The total channel count set to :50"

So made new donation, and see what happens then
ThX

glennt
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I just donated as well
Thanks to the creators & moderators of this site
i would have given up a long time ago with my MCE setup
Cheers Glenn

mat8861
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muellinger wrote:

Hi glennt,
as far as i understood, the "donator_license" is valid for one year after the donation.
When the year is expired it falls back to "donator".
So it seems like you have to re-donate once a year ? My someone with better knowledge pelase correct me if im wrong.
I stumbled over this, a few days ago as my old WB2.x Installation did not run properly anymore and i updated to 3.1
There was no mention about this on the download page and it hit me like a Truck seeing only a few channels being updated... SO i donated to get it working. A chart with a comparision and description about all this licensing including the differences need to be more prominent on the homepage!
Cheers, Carsten.

If you donate 5 euro/year you get 250 channels(1 year) with 10 euro 250 channels (2 year)this is a basic license. Custom License: If you need more channels (depending on number of channels), more hardware id, etc. etc. there is an "extra" donation, for this you need to contact the authors.

muellinger
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Hi mat,
thanks for the clearance. I really suggest, you make some info-pages on the homepage about this for new users and all others that make an update after a long time...

best regards,
Carsten

wingede
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Hi all,

Started to use WebGrab after quite some time, saw I was restricted to 30 channels. Donated and can see I have the ability to now to do 50 channels, but need 81.

Bit confused as I thought a donation would bring me up to 250 channels is this not the case?, do I need to donate after a donation to go from 50 to 250?

mat8861
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Right a donation will give you 250 channels and enable all functions (donator_license). After one year, if you do not donate again your status will become "donator" and you have 50 channels.

wingede
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Thanks for the reply, think I understand it all.

That said, I think I have an issue as before I donated I was restricted to 30 channels, then donating and waiting a day or two did a force update on license check. I can now download up to 50, I was expecting 250?

How do I escalate this?

mat8861
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There might have been a problem with donation, but i cannot help you with that, so be so kind to contact the authors to verify why your status is not getting the update. http://www.webgrabplus.com/content/contact

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