Unless activated, dbForge Index Manager works on the trial basis for 30 days. When this time period expires, dbForge Index Manager must be activated with the purchased activation key.
dbForge Index Manager can be activated either online, or offline.
This activation method requires an active Internet connection.
To activate dbForge Index Manager online:
Point to Index Manager, Help, and then click Activate Product.
The Activation window opens. Copy your activation key from the e-mail that was sent to you after your purchase, and paste it into the edit box. The activation key looks like a long sequence of letters and digits.
Offline activation allows activating dbForge Index Manager right at the Devart web site. This activation method helps activating the product when the online activation fails.
To activate dbForge Index Manager offline:
Click the Manual Activation button on the Activation window. It opens when online activation fails.
Copy the activation request text with the Copy to Clipboard button, or save it to a text file with the Save to File… button.
Open the Manual Product Activation page of the Devart web site, and paste the copied text in the text box. Click Download license. The license file with the .lic extension is downloaded to your computer.
Return back to the Activation window of dbForge Index Manager and click the Load license… button. Specify the location of the downloaded .lic file and click Open.