The Licensing / Activate Online page will be displayed. Enter your License Key and click Activate.
The Licensing page will refresh and your Current License will be successfully activated.
When you do not have an internet connection, you can do the following steps to activate your license manually:
The Licensing / Activate Offline page will be displayed describing how you can activate manually. Enter your CD-Key and press Download Activation Request. An activation request file, called '
activation_message.txt' is generated and downloaded.
activation_message.txt'file to a machine with Internet access and either go to the Support area on our website to activate. The file may be uploaded on the following page:
activation_message.txthas been uploaded, a license file called '
license.ipl'file and click Activate to finish the process. The Licensing page will refresh showing your license was successfully activated. Click View Modules to see a list of all your activated modules.
When activating an Ignition installation, there are several pieces of information that are communicated to the activation servers and then stored internally at Inductive Automation. Some of this information is used to generate a unique license for the server on which Ignition is being installed. This means your 'license.ipl' file must be loaded on the same computer that you created the 'activation_message.txt' file from.
The following are some of the types of information that is collected at the time of activation: