Can't upgrade license to C9

me too

Same here. Seems like it is overwhelmed by requests I guess…

It won’t get through the Online Synchronization update for me. :-/

The same problem here. Another attempt… Problem with servers Steinberg? :wink: Ok after few attempts it finally goes

When I enter my ELicenser in the Grace Peiod Checker- Says I’m not eligible for the ‘Grace Period’ Update. I bought my 8.5 Brand new in late August of this year. I’d hate to think 4 months is too long for the grace period. Anyone else having this problem?


I kept on getting database maintenance errors and C9 authorization errors in the elicence window but I fired up C9 and it worked.

My errors were caused by not updating elicencer app, (maintenance does not do this)


same here…fails the initial Maintenance phase…:frowning:

Same here. Must have tried 20 times. But, sooner or later, I will get through!

After installing Cubase 9 my elicenser is not found at all,I can’t even use 8.5 as that doesn’t see it either it keeps coming up with LLC 2 Error window saying the licenser has lost connection.Have tried all the solutions,reinstall elicenser and elicenser helper app etc…The licenser still works on my other computer and I have used the maintanence procedure and that worked OK so it isn’t the dongle that’s faulty so what’s going on!

OMG! I was trying to upgrade the licence and due to server being down my cubase 8.5 licence disappeared…what the hell is this?i ope i dont have to wait to have it reactivated as i cant run 8.5 right now!

ottomo: keep trying the upgrade and all other licences should reappear. Happened to me.

Same Here! Cant do anything because it zapped my license for 8.5 and says I have nothing to upgrade and continues to fail connecting to server for maintenance. Probably 40 or 50 tries over several hours now. Confident it will work eventually but disappointed that there is not more licensing server capacity and don’t quite understand why it zaps the license for prior version before it is able to license the new version. That’s just bizarre right?

Same here, 8.5 license is gone aswell as it failed recovering it.

Edit: reboot system + eLicenser maintenance added the upgraded license. All good and working.

reappeared now…although the download link is still not showing in my downloads section…hopefully soon:)

reinstalled 8.5 after uninstalling elicence centre then opened Cubase 9 and went through the activation process as usual,you get a warning that elicense is out of date but it gives the option to update it and continue which worked so Cubase 9 is now activated.

Same here…I tried to activate my C9 license, then it failed, then tried the ‘recovery’ button suggested by the elicenser program, it failed again and now my C8.5 license is gone!. WTF!!!

Fails at Step 6 of Online Synchronization and Maintenance. Repeatedly. Magic. :stuck_out_tongue:

SAME here mate! ALL of my steinberg licenses are now missing! They remain in MY STEINBERG, but not the USB Dongle. I purchased the 8.5 to 9 Upgrade, how am I supposed to activate the upgrade with 8.5 now missing? :cry:

It seems like a good time for a Steinberg mod to chime in here…