This tip explains how to install and run SecureCRT® for Windows® from a USB flash memory-based drive, providing highly portable security for the roving network professional.
Note: This tip is for use with SecureCRT for Windows.
USB flash memory drives are very handy portable storage media. Also known as flash drives and pen drives, these devices plug into any computer's USB port and are small enough to fit on a keychain or in a pocket.
To run SecureCRT from a USB drive, you create an installation for SecureCRT manually. This involves copying SecureCRT to the USB drive and creating a license key file for your registration information, with a few other minor modifications. The following instructions are generally applicable to removable USB drives. You may need to make some changes to suit your particular needs and hardware.
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The USB drive directory structure should now show a \SecureCRT\Config
Name=<name from registration letter>
Company=<company name from registration letter>
Key=nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn nnnnnn
Features=<features from registration letter>
The Features line should only be included in the SecureCRT.lic file if it is in the registration letter.
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