Quick Maintenance & Backup for MS SQL
Deactivating a QMB license

In order to deactivate a QMB license on an SQL server, do the following:

  1. Start the program and select the SQL server that you want to deactivate a QMB license on.
  2. Click the Deactivate link to the right of the QMB license field
    The Deactivation link on the SQL server page

    The Deactivation link on the SQL server page

    The Deactivate link becomes visible if QBM license is installed on the server.
  3. The Deactivation wizard will open.
  4. To deactivate the license, click the Next button. The program will attempt to deactivate the license online. Online deactivation requires an Internet connection.
  5. If deactivation is successful, you will see a “Online deactivation completed successfully” message.
  6. If you fail to deactivate the license, a new page will open. On this page, you will be able to configure proxy server parameters and try to complete online deactivation again or proceed with offline deactivation.
    Online deactivation failed

    Online deactivation failed

  7. If the server is connected to the Internet via a proxy server, select Try to deactivate online and check the Use a proxy server option. After that, enter the connection string in the http://UserName:Password@host:port format and click Next. If online deactivation fails, you will see a Detailed error log. You can click this link to view the error text and code.

    Online deactivation error. Error code: 0x4  means that the program failed to connect to the activation server.

  8. If you cannot deactivate the license online, select the Manual offline deactivation option and click Next.


Offline deactivation

 The number of activations/deactivations is unlimited.

See Also

General Information