if 2 vps in same company need 2 activation
and the activation according to what , if pc formatted I will lose it
If you are talking about MQL VPS for MT4/MT5 so no additional activations needed - this information from MQL5 Rules -
Products purchased at the Market do not require additional activation for working in the Virtual terminal. The number of a purchased Product's available activations is not decreased.
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Marco vd Heijden, 2017.01.18 14:41
No if you migrate the terminal it will create a copy and use the same Experts already loaded.
Note that this relates to MetaQuotes VPS so not standard VPS in that case yes you will lose more activations and since they are bound to the system you activate them on they will be lost when you try to switch servers or providers etc.
More (general information) -
How to Start with Metatrader 5
Sergey Golubev, 2017.07.17 07:56
Buy the tools in the market - activation
How to buy a Trading Robot in MetaTrader Market?
Everything starts with the Activation in the Market. When you buy a product you do not actually get the product itself but the right to use it an unlimited number of times, but on a limited number of computers. This parameter is set for each paid product individually and it is disabled for free products.
After one activation you can use the product on a computer without any restrictions. You will not be able to download the copy of the product on another computer. If you installed the file manually, you will not open it either. Number of activations can be found on the page with a detailed description of the product in the column with its specifications (described above).
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Sergey Golubev, 2016.09.29 12:36
If it is about the Market so the buyer can use EA according to the number of the activations which are linked to the PC and OS:
Rules of Using the Market Service -
So, 1 activation = unlimited using on 1 PC (one particular computer - hardware) with one OS (Operating System, for example - with Windows 8.1).For example, if I buy your EA via the market with 1 activation so I can use it on one my PC only with my OS (Windows XP for example) only. And I can not use EA on the other computer, and I can not use EA with same computer with different OS. So, this is the protection: even if someone can get your EA remotedly (from you or from the buyer) so he/she can not use it: he/she have to buy this EA with the activation fro the market (from you for example).
MQL5 product licenses when using MQL5 VPS
Sergey Golubev, 2017.07.20 08:09
Not. It should be 1 in total.Example: you bought EA or indicator in the market and using 1 activation on your PC with Metatrader. If you decide to use MQL5 VPS for this Metatrader 4 or Metatrader 5 on this your PC so you will not buy new activation for VPS - you will still use this one.
Because MQL5 VPS (for MT4 and for MT5, or many people call it 'Metatrader VPS') is just a copy of your Metatrader (together with your activation) in the cloud.
It is what I understood from MQ for example.
How to Prepare a Trading Account for Migration to Virtual Hosting
Products purchased on the Market and launched on the chart are also moved during migration. They remain completely functional, and the number of available activations is not decreased. Automatic licensing of purchased products without spending available activations is provided only for the virtual terminal.
"...provided only for the virtual terminal..." it means that autiomatic lacensing is provided for metatrader VPS only (and not for any other VPS from any other websites).
Activating an expert advisor
Sergey Golubev, 2016.08.10 17:00
The author/seller can prodide more activation. How many activation do you have and how many of them were left?Go to your Profile - Purchases
Product Activation Question
Stuart Browne, 2015.03.06 11:32
The activation number is the number of different PC's you can use the product on with one license, not how many times it's been downloaded. It's a common misconception :)
As Alain said above, you get one activation per PC, regardless of the number of accounts you are running on that PC. So if the product shows 5 activations, you can use it on 5 different PCs under the MQL5 login account you purchased the indicator or EA on.
that's good , I have 2 points here, first if I activated on metatrader of my broker on my pc , then I used mql5 vps , until here only one activation consumed for both pc and vps, right ? and if I cancelled the vps plan , then I want to use vps again after some time in this case no need for another activation ?
second if I formatted my pc in this case another activation required even if os the same ?
that's good , I have 2 points here, first if I activated on metatrader of my broker on my pc , then I used mql5 vps , until here only one activation consumed for both pc and vps, right ?
and if I cancelled the vps plan , then I want to use vps again after some time in this case no need for another activation ?
I do not know.I think - it will not be required an other activation ... but I am not sure sorry.
I am not exactly sure but I think - yes, because it will be new OS on formatted pc.
do not format pc:)
If you cancel your MQL5 VPS and subscribe to a new plan later, you don't need a new activation, as Sergey mentioned above MQL5 VPS doesn't need an activation licence of the product in order to run it.
If you format your PC or your OS does a major upgrade, then yes an activation will be lost, but in major Windows upgrade cases MQL5.com adds one extra activation in all product purchases.