You can stop or start SQL Traffic Accelerator from the System tray icon by right-clicking the icon, and then selecting Start SQL Traffic Accelerator or Stop SQL Traffic Accelerator.
You can also access this functionality through Idera requires a license for all server configurations, but client installations do not need a license to operate. You can use the same SQL Traffic Accelerator installer for both server and client installations. Note that on the client side, once the trial license expires, you can continue to use the product without a permanent license.
SQL Traffic Accelerator provides a licensing window for you to enter any new license key you may receive. To access this window from the SQL Traffic Accelerator Control Console window by clicking Settings and Control, click Licensing. SQL Traffic Accelerator displays the SQL Traffic Accelerator Settings and Control Licensing window as shown in the following image.
From the Control page, you can select which SQL instances to enable SQL Traffic Accelerator on by clicking the "Configure Instances" button. By default, SQL Traffic Accelerator will be enabled on all instances.
The "Encrypt protocol" option uses a high-speed 128-bit encryption algorithm to encrypt the data returned from the server. This option only needs to be turned on for the server-side installation.
The "Demo mode only" option can be used before installing SQL Traffic Accelerator on a client to see the compression rate that could be achieved through SQL Traffic Accelerator. Note that SQL Traffic Accelerator will not actually be used when this option is selected; it will simply display the statistics.
To update your license key, enter the key in the License Key field, and then click Apply.