Activating Security Center license using the web - Security Center

Security Center Installation and Upgrade Guide

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After you install Security Center on the main server or promote an expansion server to a main server, you must activate your Security Center license on the main server. If you have Internet access, you can activate your Security Center license using web activation from Server Admin.


  1. Open the Server Admin web page by doing one of the following:
    • If connecting to Server Admin from the local host, double-click Genetecâ„¢ Server Admin () in the Genetec Security Center folder in the Windows Start menu.
    • If your are not on the main server, type https://computer:port/Genetec in your web browser, where computer is the hostname or the IP address of your server and port is the web server port specified during the Security Center expansion server installation.
  2. Enter the server password that you set during the server installation, and click Log on.
    The Server Admin Overview page opens.
  3. In the License section, click Modify.
  4. In the License management dialog box, click Web activation and enter your System ID and Password.
    Your system ID and password are specified in the Security Center License Information document. Our Customer Service team sends you this document when you purchase the product.
  5. Click Activate.
    Your license information appears in the License section of the Server Admin Overview page.