If you have purchased NCache license, you are provided with the license key. This key is used to activate the license using PowerShell tool Register-NCache
You can activate your license using PowerShell. NCache allows two activation modes: online and manual.
Search for "Windows PowerShell" on Windows Start menu, right-click on the search result and select Run as Administrator.
Execute the following command, where the license key (you got upon purchasing NCache from Alachisoft) is provided with the
-Keyparameter. Note that the first name, last name and email address are compulsory parameters.
Register-NCache -Key xxxxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxxxx -Environment Production -FirstName Paul -LastName Jones -Email firstname.lastname@example.org -Company Alachisoft
- On successful activation of license, you are prompted with a success message Thank you for registering your copy of NCache.
Manual activation requires generating an activation request code and sending it to Alachisoft Sales to receive the activation authentication key from Alachisoft.
Search for "PowerShell" on Windows Start menu, right-click on the search result and select Run as Administrator.
Execute the following command to generate the authorization code. This is specified with the
-ManualActivationparameter. The license key (you got upon purchasing NCache from Alachisoft) is provided with the
Register-NCache -Key xxxxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxxxx -Environment Production -FirstName Paul -LastName Jones -Email email@example.com -Company Alachisoft -ManualActivation
You will be prompted with a long encrypted text on the screen. This is the Activation Request Code.
Copy this code from the screen to obtain the Activation Authentication Key. You can do this two ways:
Method 1: Get Key from Alachisoft Sales
Email this code to Alachisoft Sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will receive the Activation Authentication key from Alachisoft Sales. Save this key as it is to be used in the proceeding steps.
Method 2: Get Key via NCache Email Activation
- On your web browser, open the following page: <https://app.alachisoft.com/admin/customer_console/main.php> - Enter your license key obtained from Alachisoft upon purchase of NCache and click **Find**. - The next page shows license details and related information. Click on the **Activate NCache** link. - Paste the **Activation Request Code** into the text box on this page and click **Verify**. - This opens up the **Activation Data Verification** page, which shows *Product information*, *User Information* and *Machine Information*. - Once you have verified that the information is correct, click on the **Activate!** button at the bottom of the page. - This opens up the **Activation Result** page, showing the **Generated Authentication Key**. Save this key as it is to be used in the proceeding steps.
On PowerShell, enter the following command using the generated authentication key against the
Register-NCache -AuthCode <authentication_key>
On successful activation, you are prompted with a message Thank you for activating NCache.