If you have purchased an NCache license, you are provided with the license key. This key is used to activate the license using the Register NCache cmdlet. There are two possible modes to activate your NCache license, online and offline.
NCache activation can be performed in online mode when an internet connection is available on the machine. Just follow the steps below:
- In the terminal of your coice, execute the following command, where the license key (you got upon purchasing NCache from Alachisoft) is provided with the
Register-NCache -Key xxxxxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxxxx -Environment Production -FirstName John -LastName Smith -Email email@example.com -Company your_company_name
- On successful activation of license, you are prompted with a success message.
NCache activation can also be performed in offline mode when an internet connection is not available on the machine that you want to activate by providing the license key and specifying the
OfflineActivate parameter. Just follow the steps below:
- In the terminal of your choice, execute the following command to generate your Activation Request Code URL by providing the license key and specifying the
Register-NCache -Key xxxxxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxxxx -Environment Production -Clients 6 -FirstName John -LastName Smith -Email firstname.lastname@example.org -Company your_company_name -OfflineActivate
You will be prompted with a long encrypted text on the screen. This is the Activation Request Code URL.
Copy this URL from the screen to another machine that has Internet access. It will open the Activation Data Verification page.
Once you have verified that the information is correct, click on the Activate button at the bottom of the page.
This will redirect you to the Activation Result page showing the Activation Authorization Code.
Copy the Activation Authorization Code back to this machine and execute the following Activation Authorization Code against the
- On successful activation, you are prompted with a success message.