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       astribank_allow - License Xorcom Astribank (xpp) capabilities.


       astribank_allow -D device-path [ options ]

       astribank_allow [-h]


       Modern  Astribanks  (with  USB  product id's 116x) contain capabilities
       that may be licensed.

       astribank_allow is used to upload/download  the  licensing  information
       to/from the device.

       Uploading   a   valid   license  file  to  an  Astribank,  changes  its
       capabilities.  The change becomes  effective  after  a  firmware  reset
       (either   by  powering  the  device  off  and  on  again,  or  via  the
       astribank_tool full reset option).

       Downloading license from the device, produces a valid license file  for
       its  current  capabilities. This may be backed up, so the device may be
       later restored to its previous capabilities.

       The license file contains both a  human  readable  description  of  the
       device  capabilities  for  the  end  user  and  a hash of the licensing
       information used by Xorcom to generate/modify licensed capabilities.


       -D device-path
              Required.  The  device  to   read   from/write   to.   This   is
              bus_num/device_num,  where  bus_num and device_num are the first
              two numbers in the output of lsusb(8) or dahdi_hardware(8).   On
              older  versions  of  this tool you needed a complete path to the
              device,  which  would  be  /dev/bus/usb/bus_num/device_num,   or

              Write capabilities to EEPROM, otherwise read capabilities

       -f filename
              License filename (stdin/stdout if not specified)

       -m num
              Choose  the  numeric  code of license markers to generate.  This
              code select the type of BEGIN.../END... strings that delimit the
              license body.

              Valid  marker  codes are listed with the -h option.  The default
              (and first) code is 1. Zero is illegal value.

              Increase verbosity. May be used multiple times.

       -d mask
              Set debug mask to mask. Default is 0, 0xFF is "everything".

              Displays usage message.


       fxload(8), lsusb(8), astribank_hexload(8), astribank_tool(8)


       Alex Landau

                                 29 March 2009              ASTRIBANK_ALLOW(8)