If you wish to evaluate the Windchill Adapter you should download an activation key Web application Archive (WAR)
file from the IBM website.
Then in order to get your license key, please, collect and send the following information by email to
Once you have provided these details we can generate the license key which you then need to specify in the Adapter properties configuration screen. See Configuring the Windchill adapter properties section for more detail.
When you purchase the product you need to update the installation by redeploying the WAR file.
In Apache Tomcat this consists of simply stopping the Tomcat, replacing the activation key WAR with the newly purchased WAR file and restarting the Tomcat for the installation to be activated.
For WebSphere do the following to uninstall the previous-activation-key.war file: