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= Manual Activation =
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== Purpose ==
 
Use the license file you received from Zimbra to generate a new activation file.
 
Use the license file you received from Zimbra to generate a new activation file.
To do that,
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upload the license file to the Zimbra server using a utility like WinSCP and enter:
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== Process ==
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1. Upload the license file to the Zimbra server using a utility like WinSCP and enter:
  
 
  su - zimbra
 
  su - zimbra
 
  zmlicense -i /path/to/license/file
 
  zmlicense -i /path/to/license/file
  
Get the information required for the manual activation from the console at "Global Settings->License->Manually Activate License" (fingerprint, activation ID, license ID and version)
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2. Get the information required (fingerprint, activation ID, license ID and version) for the manual activation from the Admin Console at:
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*; Global Settings License Manually Activate License
  
Go to '''support.zimbra.com''' and log in, go to the license page (use Internet Explorer).
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3. Go to '''https://support.zimbra.com''' and log in, go to the license page. Enter the required information and download the .xml file.
Enter the information and download the .xml file.
 
  
upload the .xml file and enter:
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4. Upload the .xml file to the Zimbra server and enter:
 
  zmlicense -A /path/to/activation/file
 
  zmlicense -A /path/to/activation/file
  
Check for successful activation with  
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5. Check for successful activation with:
 
  zmlicense -t
 
  zmlicense -t
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== Work Around If This Can't Be Done During An Upgrade/Install ==
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Please use the <code>--skip-activation-check</code> option with <code>./install.sh</code>
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Latest revision as of 17:33, 18 January 2018

Manual Activation

   KB 15141        Last updated on 2018-01-18  




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Purpose

Use the license file you received from Zimbra to generate a new activation file.

Process

1. Upload the license file to the Zimbra server using a utility like WinSCP and enter:

su - zimbra
zmlicense -i /path/to/license/file

2. Get the information required (fingerprint, activation ID, license ID and version) for the manual activation from the Admin Console at:

  • Global Settings ⇒ License ⇒ Manually Activate License

3. Go to https://support.zimbra.com and log in, go to the license page. Enter the required information and download the .xml file.

4. Upload the .xml file to the Zimbra server and enter:

zmlicense -A /path/to/activation/file

5. Check for successful activation with:

zmlicense -t

Work Around If This Can't Be Done During An Upgrade/Install

Please use the --skip-activation-check option with ./install.sh

Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 8.6, 8.5, 8.0 Date Created: 04/16/2014
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Manual_activation Date Modified: 2018-01-18



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