All calls to Software Potential WCF web services go to srv.softwarepotential.com.
Activation Service Endpoints
Activation calls from the Software Potential Runtime on end-user machines etc. (i.e., protected code which requires activation by key) travel (over standard port 80) to http://srv.softwarepotential.com/SLMServerWS/ActivationWS.svc by default.
It is also possible to also send activation requests over a secure channel (on standard port 443) to https://srv.softwarepotential.com/SLMServerWS/ActivationWS.svc/SSL.
It is thus important that client firewalls, proxies etc. are configured to allow calls to http://srv.softwarepotential.com [on port 80 and 443] unimpeded.
These activation endpoints do not require authentication.
License Management Service Endpoints
Calls to the licensing APIs using Bearer Token (e.g. for automation of license issuance, if you are integrating with your end-to-end software distribution system etc.) travel over HTTPS (over standard port 443) to
The calling application must first be registered with Software Potential as per steps outlined in Register Client Applications with Software Potential
For legacy applications that authenticate using Software Potential service account username/password credentials , the correct endpoint is https://srv.softwarepotential.com/SLMServerWS/LicenseManagementWS.svc
This license management endpoint requires authentication with valid credentials of a Software Potential service account. It is recommended that a different user account be created for each application that calls the WCF web services, so that applications can be individually controlled.