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ActivateOnline method of the Win32_WindowsProductActivation class

The ActivateOnlineWMI class method exchanges license-related data with the Microsoft Clearinghouse license server. If the exchange succeeds, this method completes system activation. This method requires that the target computer communicate through the Internet using the HTTPS protocol.

This topic uses Managed Object Format (MOF) syntax. For more information about using this method, see Calling a Method.

Syntax


uint32 ActivateOnline();

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Remarks

You can call the SetProxySetting method before calling ActivateOnline to connect to the Internet through a firewall.

Note  Windows Product Activation is not available on the Itanium-based versions of the Windows operating system.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003

End of client support

Windows XP

End of server support

Windows Server 2003 R2

Namespace

\root\CIMV2

MOF

Licwmi.mof

DLL

Licwmi.dll

See also

Win32_WindowsProductActivation
Windows Product Activation Provider

 

 

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