Pulse Licensing - Generation 1 and 2

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Some Pulse features require a software license key. The license key is linked to the MAC address of the Pulse Server.

There are different versions of license handling, depending on the software running on the Pulse Server:

Generation 3 license are described here: Pulse Licensing

Pulse License Activation Code and License Keys


Zenitel generates a ‘License Activation Code’ (LAC) which can be regarded as the actual article. In order for Zenitel to be able to generate the actual License Key, the License Activation Code must be registered at Zenitel together with the MAC-address of the station that serves as a Pulse server.

Registration can be done by reporting the MAC-address and LAC in an e-mail to More than one LAC can be listed on the registration form. All listed License Activation Codes together with the MAC address will be used to generate a single License Key which will enable all licensed functions.

The License Key will be shipped to the customer’s e-mail address. As the License key is rather complex, it should be inserted in the set-up program using the copy/paste function.

Additional licences

Additional licenses can be purchased at any time. Any new license will be added to already purchased licenses for the same hardware. A new license key will be issued to replace the existing license key; this will cover all the new and old legal licenses.

Inserting the license key

Pulse Server: Input license key
  • Obtain the license key from your STENTOFON supplier
  • Log on to the web page of the Pulse Server station
  • Select Station Administration > Licensing
  • Press the Insert License button
  • Enter the 24 or 36 character key string in the New License field
  • Accept the Terms and Conditions by pressing "Yes"

Free License period

When the Pulse Server is a Turbine type station with firmware or higher, the Pulse system comes with a 60-day "grace period". All licenses are enabled during this period. The grace period starts when factory default is made on the Pulse Server.


Pulse Licenses - Generation 1


The Generation 1 license is installed on the Pulse Server. Both the Turbine family and the INCA family support the Generation 1 license.

SIP Phone

This license enables the use of 3rd party SIP telephones. Up to 10 SIP phones are supported.

  • 1009643111: Pulse IP telephone license - 1 user
  • 1009643112: Pulse IP telephone license - 4 users

SIP Trunking

Allows communication to analog and GSM telephone systems via gateways.

  • 1009643121: Pulse telephone gateway license - 1 trunk

Pulse Licenses - Generation 2


The Generation 2 license is installed on the Pulse Server. Only the Turbine family with firmware 4.2.x.x supports the Generation 2 license. Stations in the INCA family do not support "Generation 2" licenses.

Pulse Server Basic

Pulse Server Basic is the default from factory. It is not necessary to install any license for Pulse Server Basic.

Includes Support for:

  • 16 x Intercom stations

Available licensed Features:

Pulse Server Enterprise

By installing a Pulse Enterprise license, these licensed features will in addition become available:

Item number: 1009660002 - Pulse-Server-Enterprise

SIP-Client Extensions (SIP Phone)

This license enables the use of 3rd party SIP telephones. Up to 10 SIP phones are supported.

  • 1009661201: 1 x Pulse-Server-SIP-Client Extensions
  • 1009661206: 6 x Pulse-Server-SIP-Client Extensions

SIP Telephone Trunking

Allows communication to analog and GSM telephone systems via gateways.

  • 1009662001: Pulse-Server-TelTrunk

VS-Client Extensions

This license enables the use of the VS-Client (Softclient for Pulse)

  • 1009661101: 1 x Pulse-Server-VS-Client Extensions
  • 1009661106: 6 x Pulse-Server-VS-Client Extensions

Pulse Trunking

Allows communication between different Pulse systems.

  • 1009662101: Pulse Trunking license

Required: Pulse Enterprise License.

Advanced Audio (G.729 codec)

Enables the station to use the low-bandwidth codec G-729.

  • 1009665101: 1 x Pulse-Client-Advanced Audio
  • 1009665106: 6 x Pulse-Client-Advanced Audio

Required: Pulse Enterprise License.

Virtual I/O

This license enables the use of Virtual I/O .

  • 1009665301: 1 x Pulse-Client-IOext
  • 1009665306: 6 x Pulse-Client-IOext

Required: Pulse Enterprise License.