Activate a Local vFabric tc Server License

When you purchase a local production vFabric tc Server license, your account manager provides you with one or more serial numbers. This section describes how to activate this local license.

This section does not apply if you installed tc Server as part of vFabric Cloud Application Platform; for information on how to activate a network license, see Installing tc Server as Part of vFabric Cloud Application Platform.


  1. On the computer on which you installed tc Server, paste the serial number into a file named

  2. Save this file to the directory appropriate to your operating system:

    • Windows: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vFabric\

    • Linux: /etc/opt/vmware/vfabric/

  3. Ensure that the file is readable by the user who runs the tc Runtime instance.