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Add-VamtProductKey

Published: March 30, 2012

Updated: September 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

Add-VamtProductKey

Adds the user-specified product key to a VAMT database.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-VamtProductKey [-ProductKey] <String> [-DbCommandTimeout <Int32> ] [-DbConnectionString <String> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-VamtProductKey cmdlet adds the user-specified product key to a Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) database. If a list of product keys must be added to a VAMT database, you can use this cmdlet in a script to add the product keys.

Parameters

-DbCommandTimeout<Int32>

Indicates how long VAMT waits for a response from the database before timing out. The default value is 30 seconds. You can use the DbCommandTimeout parameter to change the timeout value.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DbConnectionString<String>

Specifies the database that the product key is added to. If no database connection string is provided, VAMT attempts to use the database that the VAMT user console used on the local computer. If VAMT does not find a database, it returns an error. You can find the connection string in the 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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ProductKey<String>

Specifies the product key to be added to the VAMT database.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Examples

Example

This command adds a product key to the specified VAMT database.


PS C:\> add-vamtproductkey -productkey 12345-456789-12345-456789-12345 -dbConnectionstring "data source=.\adk;initial catalog=test;integrated 
security=true;multipleactiveresultsets=true"

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