Install-VamtProductKey

Installs the specified product key on a product or a group of products.

Syntax

Install-VamtProductKey
       -Products <Product[]>
       -ProductKey <String>
       [-DbConnectionString <String>]
       [-Username <String>]
       [-Password <String>]
       [-DbCommandTimeout <Int32>]
       [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Install-VamtProductKey cmdlet installs the specified product key on a single product or on a group of products. The cmdlet returns a value to indicate whether the product key is valid.

Examples

Example 1: Install a product key

PS C:\> $Product = Get-VamtProduct | where { $_.fullyqualifieddomainname -eq 'mymachine' }
PS C:\> Install-VamtProductKey -Products $Product -ProductKey "12345-67890-12345-67890-12345"

This command gets a specified product by using the fully qualified domain name and then installs the specified product key on that product.

Required Parameters

-ProductKey

Specifies the product key to be installed on the product or products.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Products

Specifies the product or products to install the product key.

Type:Product[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-DbCommandTimeout

Indicates how long dep_nextref_vamt waits for a response from the database before timing out. The default value is 30 seconds.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DbConnectionString

Specifies the database where the product keys are installed. If no database connection string is provided, dep_nextref_vamt attempts to use the database that the dep_nextref_vamt user console used on the local computer. If dep_nextref_vamt does not find a database, it returns an error. You can find the connection string in the dep_nextref_vamt UI in the Preferences dialog box. On the menu bar, click View, and then click Preferences to open the Volume Activation Management Tool Preferences dialog box. The connection string is in the Database Settings section under Current connection string.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Password

Provides a password for password-protected environments.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Username

Provides a user name for password-protected environments.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False