Knowledgebase: PaperCut
How to renew your Papercut NG/MF licence.
Posted by Matthew Ryan, Last modified by on 07 October 2011 02:28 PM

How to provide a PaperCut licence file


Only send the file from the locations below, any other licence file stored elsewhere has the potential to be inaccurate for your site. This will result in the papercut software being licensed incorrectly and components of your papercut system will stop working.


1.  To retrieve a PaperCut licence locate the file “application.license” from the PaperCut server.

PaperCut MF
64 bit Windows is located in:
C:\Program Files (x86)\PaperCut MF\server
32 bit windows:
C:\Program Files\PaperCut MF\server


PaperCut NG

64 bit Windows is located in:
C:\Program Files (x86)\PaperCut NG\server

32 bit windows:
C:\Program Files\PaperCut NG\server



How to install a PaperCut licence (MF & NG)

1. Save the licence file (sitename.license) provided by Paytec to a drive location. E.g. Local hard drive, network drive or USB


2. Open the Papercut Admin console. http://[yourserver]:9191/admin


3. Login to the console as the Administrator, consult your site IT Administrator


4. Click on the ABOUT tab


5. Down the bottom of the page there is a licence menu. Click BROWSE and load licence from drive location used in step 1.



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