Milestone MAC Licensing Myth

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Aug 05, 2014

One of the most consistent complaints about Milestone is wrong and has been for years.

In this note, we look at how Milestone used to license cameras, the problems with that process, and how it is done now.

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*** ****** *** *****. ******* ** ** *********** ***********. ** you *** ******** *** *** *******, *** *** **** ** use ** ** **** *******. *********** *** *** ******* *** cameras *** ******. *** ** *** **** ******** ***** ******, then *** ***'* ** ****.

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