Activation and Trial limitations

Trial limitations

There is no difference in functionality between the trial version and the fully licensed product.
After the installation the product is available as a trial version for 30 days.


The product can be activated during or after successfully evaluating it.
There are following options for manually activating the product:

License Information

Open the Start Menu and click the 'powerGateServer 21.0 License Information' shortcut:

Tray Icon

Open the Start Menu and click the 'powerGateServer 21.0 System Tray' shortcut.
Right-click on the powerGateServer Tray icon and click on the 'About' button:


Launch the License Information tool located in the install directory with the required Command-line arguments.
Example: Activating a Stand-Alone license using a serial number:

"C:\Program Files\coolOrange\powerGateServer\License.exe" --StandAlone --Serialnumber="XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX"
For more information about activating the product, see Licensing.

This product supports the Stand-Alone licensing model which is charged based on the time the license is valid and the number of seats the license is valid for.
For further information see the detailed description of the Stand-Alone licensing model.
In the License Information Dialog the remaining days until the license expires can be found.

License expired

When the license expires the powerGateServer will no longer serve requests, it will log to the EventViewer that the license has expired and the System Tray Icon will show a windows notification.

Offline activation

The serial number of the license and the machine code are required to generate an activation file.
The activation file for an offline activation can be generated and downloaded on the following site: powerGateServer - Activation file generator