WebStore, Setting a persistent hostname on a Mac that uses DHCP
Mac computer names may not match with the hostname listed when the software tries to connect to the license manager to obtain a license.
WebStore software that needs to connect t a license manager on newer Macs that don't have physical Ethernet ports may find themselves unable to get a license from the license manager, even though they have already emailed the WebStore and received a confirmation that their computer name is whitelisted. This is because their computers may be connecting using a name different from their computer name. To resolve this issue, the user needs to set a persistent hostname. To do this, follow the steps below: