Limited warranty—software, Copyright and license – Network Instruments Observer User Manual
© 2001 Network Instruments, LLC
© 2002 by Network Instruments, LLC (Limited Liability Corporation). All rights reserved.
Network Instruments' Observer for use with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows NT 4.x, Windows 2000,
or Windows XP. “Observer”, “Network Instruments” and the “N with a dot logo” are registered
trademarks of Network Instruments, LLC, and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.
Written and designed by: Network Instruments, LLC, 8800 West Highway Seven, Minneapolis
MN 55426, USA.
Network Instruments, LLC will replace defective media or documentation for a 60-day period
after the shipment of the product from Network Instruments, LLC. Should Network Instruments,
LLC release a newer version of the software within 60 days of shipment of the product, Network
Instruments, LLC will update the copy of the software upon request, provided request is made
by the licensed user within the 60-day period of shipment of the new version. This update may
consist of a CD, or a manual, or both at the discretion of Network Instruments, LLC. User may be
charged a shipping fee for updates.
Network Instruments, LLC shall not be liable for material, equipment, data, or time loss caused
directly or indirectly by proper or improper use of the software. In cases of loss, destruction, or
corruption of data, Network Instruments, LLC shall not be liable. Network Instruments, LLC
does not take any other responsibility. Network Instruments, LLC does not warrant that the
product will meet your requirements or that the operation of the product will be uninterrupted
or that the product will be error-free.
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Copyright and License
Network Instruments' Observer, Expert Observer, and Observer Suite are neither shareware nor
freeware. Network Instruments' Observer, Expert Observer, and Observer Suite are commercial
software packages that are subject to international copyright laws.
Upon registration of the Network Instruments’ Observer product, you are licensed to use Network
Instruments’ Observer at one site on one LAN on one personal computer. Additional segments can be
monitored by purchasing additional probe licenses. When additional licenses are purchased, you will
then be licensed to run as many probes as you have licenses. The purchase of a Probe Pack does not
include a license for Observer or Expert Observer. Should you need additional Observer or distributed
Observer consoles, you will need to purchase licenses separately.
If you install Network Instruments’ Observer on additional PCs, you will need to purchase an
additional Observer license for each PC. If you are installing probes on laptops, you will need to
purchase a Probe Pack for each laptop.
Network Instruments’ Observer, Expert Observer, and Observer Suite are the property of Network
Instruments, LLC and may not be copied for purposes other than backup.
Included in the Observer box is a blue activation card containing the Identification Number and
License Number for the product. This activation card is your proof of purchase. You will need to
produce this document for upgrades and you will need to provide the activation numbers to receive
This software is licensed as stated above. The license does not constitute ownership of the software,
only the right to use the software.