NCache 4.6 - Online Documentation

Activate NCache Purchased License

 
If you have purchased NCache licenses, you can activate them by following the steps given below:
 
  • Run the NActivateWizard Tool from "%Install Directory%/NCache/bin/NActivate" path.
 
  • NCache License Manager will open.
 
  • Check Activate Purchased License Key and click Next.
 
 
  • You will see the following screen if you are using Windows platform:
 
 
In case you are using Virtual Machine, the same screen will be displayed, but with the message "Operating System is installed on an emulated hardware profile like VMWare, Hyper-V etc" .
 
If Enterprise Edition of NCache is installed, "Production License" option will be displayed.
If Developer Edition of NCache is installed, "Developer License" option will be displayed.
 
  • Click Next.
 
 
In this dialog box, there are two different options to choose from: Online Activation and Manual Activation.
 
1.     Online Activation
 
Online activation is the fastest way to activate but requires that your machine has Internet access.
 
 
  • Enter the required information in this form. License Key, First Name, Last Name and Email are compulsory fields. Enter your purchased license key to proceed.
 
  • Click Next.  
 
  • You will see the final screen for activating your license. Click Activate Now.
 
 
  • The NCache license will be activated.
 
 
If the license is not activated, it will display an error message. License activation can fail for a number of reasons as following:
 
• Your firewall does not allow HTTP POST from Activation Program to the Alachisoft License Server.
• You do not have Internet access.
• Your license key is invalid.
• You have already used up the purchased cores or nodes. If this happens, then please review your NCache license usage and contact Alachisoft Sales.
 
2.     Manual Activation
 
If your computer does not have Internet access (which is the case in many production servers behind the firewall), then you should opt for manual activation.
 
  • Select Manual and click Next.
 
 
  • The following screen will appear.
 
 
This dialog box shows two options.
  1. If you already have the activation code, then check Step2 - Proceed with activation.
  2. If you do not have the activation code, check Step1 - Generate activation code info and click Next.
 
  • The following dialog box will appear.
 
 
  • Please enter the required information in this form. License Key, First Name, Last Name and Email are compulsory fields. Enter your purchased license key to proceed.
 
  • Click Next.  
 
  • A screen showing a long encrypted text appears.
 
 
  • Click Copy to copy this text to the clipboard.  You can obtain the Activation Key through either of the two ways:
 
1. Paste this in an email  to Alachisoft Support ( support@alachisoft.com ). This is an Activation Request Code that you need to obtain an Activation Authentication Key.
 
 
2. Or you can also obtain the Activation Key directly by clicking on the link given below:
 
  • Paste the Activate Request Code into the text box on this page and then click Verify.
 
 
  • Activation Data Verification form will appear.
 
 
  • There will be an Activate! button at the bottom of the page shown above. Click this button and it displays a page with the Activation Authentication key as shown below:
 
 
  • The Generated Activation Key is shown as a long encrypted string.
 
  • Copy this key to your clipboard.
 
  • Go back to NActivate Wizard.
 
  • Select Manual activation option and click Next.
 
 
  • Check Step2 - Proceed with activation.
 
  • Click Next.
 
 
  • Paste the Activation Key that you received from Alachisoft and paste in the box below. 
 
 
  • Click Finish. You will be prompted with a success message and NCache will be activated on your machine.
 
 
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