The steps required to activate and configure the application after installation are listed below.


If you didn’t start the website during the installation procedure, manually start the Alpana3App and Alpana3Client websites from Microsoft IIS Management Console.
Open your web browser to point to the Alpana3Client website.

First login to the Host

When Alpana Server is started for the first time, you can login to the Host using the following credentials :
User name : admin
Password : 123qwe

Server login first

License Activation

You may now activate your license.
Without this step, you won’t be able to use your installation.

Browsing your license portal

Login to the web License Portal.
Navigate to Licenses & Activations :

License Portal navigate 1

Under Licenses & Activations, click the License ID you want to activate :

License Portal license ID

Important note

License activation zero
License activation disabled

Getting the License File

At the bottom, click the button Download License File :

License File Download

⇒ A file AlpanaServer.lic is downloaded.
Move this file to your Alpana Server installation.

Activating the License File

On the Host of your Alpana Server, navigate to Administration > Settings, tab License Management.
Click Submit License File and upload the AlpanaServer.lic file :

License file upload

⇒ The first step of license activation is complete, but your license is not yet activated.

Activating the License

On the Host of your Alpana Server, click License Activation and leave the pop-up window open :

Server license activation

On the web License Portal, click Activate and leave the pop-up window open :

License Activate portal

On the Host of your Alpana Server, copy the User Code 1 and User Code2 :

License activation codes copy

…and paste them in the correct fields in the web License Portal, and click Activate :

License activation codes paste

⇒ As a result, the web License Portal displays an Activation Code :

License Activation Code copy

Copy the Activation Code and in the Host of Alpana Server, paste it and click to save :

License activation save

⇒ The License should be activated.

Enabling the features

Depending on your license type, some features may be activated at the Host level.
Login to the Host and browse to Features :

Host Features navigate

Check the required Features and click Save :

Host Features save

Then, in order for Tenants to benefit from the features, you must allocate them.

Assigning features to the Tenants

You will have to assign license features to the ‘Default’ Tenant.

By default, 1 Tenant exists, called “Default”. If your license allows only 1 Tenant, this is it !
Otherwise you may need to create your other Tenants.

On the Host, Navigate to Tenants management.
Then on the desired Tenant, select Action > Features :

Tenant Action Features select

In the Features window, check which Features to allocate, including resources, and click Save :

Tenant Features allocate

What’s next ?

Login to a Tenant

By default, 1 Tenant exists, called “Default”.
You can login to this Default Tenant using the following credentials :
User name : admin
Password : 123qwe

Changing default passwords

To change the password, click on your “admin” username on the top right, and in the menu select Change Password :

Server user change password

Server change password

Create Categories

Create Categories on the Tenant.
This will allow users to publish Dashboards.

Configure the application

There are several configuration options as an Administrator, please see the Administration pages.
For example, you may wish to Configure e-mail settings.
This will allow to invite users by e-mail, let them recover their passwords, and more.

Create users

Create Users and Roles to let users access Alpana Server.
Configure the relevant security options.

Last modified: Sep 13, 2021


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