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Offline sassandrew

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Activating BeerSmith 3
« on: July 31, 2018, 09:55:53 PM »
I've been running the trial version of BeerSmith 3 on my laptop and everything has been working great! I decided to purchase the Gold subscription and when I go to activate it I get an error that BeerSmith cannot connect to the server. I have tried turning my firewall off and it still cannot connect. Any Ideas on what else I could try or is the server down?

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Re: Activating BeerSmith 3
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 09:46:21 PM »
Hi,
  BeerSmith 3 uses a secure connection to BeerSmithRecipes.com via the default SSL port which is port 443.  Most people
who have problems activating can resolve it by either white-listing BeerSmith in their antivirus or opening up port 443 in their
firewall.

  I also have an offline activation process I can send you but this will not resolve the problem of accessing the cloud or
cloud search features in BeerSmith 3 which also use the same secure connection and port.

  If you are running Vista you may need to download a TLS 1.2 patch as the new site uses TLS 1.2.

Brad
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Offline kplain

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Re: Activating BeerSmith 3
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 01:31:58 PM »
Are there other reasons for activation errors?  I use Linux and can access BeerSmithRecipes.com from command line, all browsers, and BeerSmith2.  It is only BeerSmith3 that will not connect.

 

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