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Chapter 9. Configuring Activation Keys

Activation Keys are preset keys used when registering the host and define:
  • Which life cycle environment the host should be placed in.
  • Which host collection the host should be assigned to.
  • Which organization the host should be a part of.
  • Whether to use a provisioning template for the host.
  • Setting up a subscription usage limit for the host.
  • Assigning a specific subscription to the host.

9.1. Creating an Activation Key

This section describes how to create an activation key.

Procedure 9.1. To Create an Activation Key:

  1. Click ContentActivation Keys.
  2. Click New Activation Key.
  3. Enter the required details for the activation key in the relevant fields.
  4. Clear the Unlimited check box if the activation key is to be used with limitations. Type the usage limit in the Limit field.
  5. Enter a suitable description in the Description field.
  6. Select the Environment and Content View that this key should apply to.
  7. Click Save to create the activation key.


You can change the activation key details on the Details tab of the Activation Key.