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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.3 - Advanced Installation Guide

Product Activation

After purchasing Metalogix Essentials, you will receive an email with the link to the product download and the activation code to activate the product. If you did not receive such an email please contact us: www.quest.com/contact.

1.Once installation has been completed, upon starting the Essentials application for the first time, you will be presented with a Registration Screen. Enter your activation code in the allowed space, and select your choice of activation method. For Activate Now proceed to step 2. Go to the following section for instructions on how to Activate Manually (used if you do not have internet access).
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2.The license should appear in the License box and the Activation Status bar should turn green and display "License is Valid". You will also receive a message stating that your License key has been retrieved successfully. Click Ok.  
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3.After this click the Close button and proceed to the product.
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Activate Manually

After purchasing Metalogix Essentials, you will receive an email with the link to the product download and the activation code to activate the product.

1.Once installation has been completed, upon starting the Essentials application for the first time, you will be presented with a Registration Screen. Enter your activation code in the allotted space, and select to Activate Manually.
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2.You will be presented with a window that details the instructions on how to obtain your license manually in the case that the machine on which Essentials has been installed does not have access to the internet.
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3.As is displayed in the above screen shot, upon clicking Ok, your internet browser will be opened, if you do not have access to the internet, then simply copy the URL in the address bar and paste it into the browser of a machine with an active internet connection. This will give you access to your license data.

4.Select all the license data and copy it, then click Close.
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5.Once you have copied the license data, and closed the license data window, you will be redirected to the Offline Activation page. Paste the license data into the area marked Activation Text. Click Activate.
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6.If activation was successful you will be redirected to the successful activation page. Here you must either copy the Activation Text.
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7.Return to the Essentials Registration Screen. An Enter License Data window will have opened, paste the activation text here, and select Apply.
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8.The license should appear in the License box and the Activation Status bar should turn green and display "License is Valid". Your license has been activated, you may now click Close and use the Essentials console.
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Starting the Application

The first time the application is started, you will need to enter the supplied Activation Code.  

If you have not received an activation code, please contact the sales team www.quest.com/contact.

For detailed instructions on Activating the product, please visit the Product Activation section.

After activation, a Toolbox is displayed. Depending on which license is purchased, different modules will be available in the Toolbox.   Scroll over the icons to learn more about each module and select the appropriate one to start working.

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Auto-Update Feature

Auto-Updates is a feature available within Metalogix Essentials that allows users to have updates, that are made to the application by our development team, automatically installed on their machines. This feature can be disabled or enabled, as per your personal preference.

When starting up the Essentials program as an administrator, the Product Update Manager will pop up when new updates are available. You can choose to install the update, or decline to do so.
 
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You can also access the auto-update feature through the Help tab within the product by selecting Check for Updates.
 
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