1.2. License activation

Since MetaDefender Update Downloader 2.4.0, the licensing mechanism has been changed.

  • No longer need to activate license of Update Downloader itself to make it operational.

  • Instead required to add license file (.yml) of offline MetaDefender products

Check 1.2. License activation to learn more how to add

Clean installation with Update Downloader 2.4.x

Generate a license file (.yml)

  • Navigate to OPSWAT Activation portal page - https://portal.opswat.com/licenses/activate (login required)

  • Choose right Package option assiociated to your MetaDefender product (e.g. MetaDefender Core, MetaDefender Drive)

  • Type or paste your associated MetaDefender product's license activation key.

    • Double check to ensure no redudant space unintentionally attached into the head or tail of license string

  • Keep default value for Requested Number of Agents

  • Type or paste your associated MetaDefender product's deployment ID.

    • Double check to ensure no redudant space unintentionally attached into the head or tail of license string

  • (Optional) Write a description to keep track of this particular activation on our system for "Optional Description"

  • Hit Request Unlock Key button to generate the license file (<deployment ID>.yml)

  • Hit the hyperlink Download Unlock Key to download the license file and save it locally on server where you pre-installed Update Downloader

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Add a new product on Update Downloader

  • Ensure you already installed Update Downloader, and setup a local admin user through its wizard

  • Navigate to Inventory → Products page under left menu - http://localhost:8028/#/user/inventory/products

  • Hit ADD NEW PRODUCT button to add new product on Update Downloader

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  • Select the license file (.yml) which was obtained in steps above

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  • Hit ADD button to start downloading offline update packages for associated licensed product

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Upgrading Update Downloader to version 2.4.x or newer

Update Downloader will auto create an entry the product will support to automatically migrate the configurations, and keep all licensed engine packages remained. See screenshot below as an example of upgrading from Update Downloader older version to version 2.4.0 and above.

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