Activating dbForge Studio for Oracle

Unless activated, dbForge Studio for Oracle works on the trial basis for 30 days. When this time period expires, dbForge Studio for Oracle must be activated with the purchased activation key.

dbForge Studio for Oracle can be activated either online or offline.

Online activation

An active Internet connection is required.

To activate dbForge Studio for Oracle online:

  1. If you have not purchased dbForge Studio for Oracle: On the pop-up window that appears at the start of dbForge Studio for Oracle, click Buy Now.

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    If you already have your activation key, click Activate.

    Trial period expired

    Alternatively, on the Help menu, click Activate Product.

  2. Copy your activation key from the e-mail that was sent to you after your purchase and paste it into the Activation text box.

    The activation key looks like a long sequence of letters and digits.

    Note

    If you do not see the e-mail with the activation key, check your Junk/Spam/Bulk folders. You can always retrieve your activation key at your Customer Portal page.

  3. To complete the activation, click Activate.

Offline activation

Offline activation allows activating dbForge Studio for Oracle on the Devart website. This activation method helps activating the product when the online activation fails.

To activate dbForge Studio for Oracle offline:

  1. In the Activation window, click Manual Activation. Note that the window appears when online activation fails.

  2. To copy the activation request text, click Copy to Clipboard or save it to a text file. To do this, click Save to File.

  3. Open the Manual Product Activation page of the Devart web site, paste the copied text in the text box, and click Download license. The license file with the .lic extension is downloaded to your computer.

  4. Return to the Activation window of dbForge Studio for Oracle and click Load license. Set the location of the downloaded .lic file and click Open.