Magnolia 5.7 reached extended end of life on May 31, 2022. Support for this branch is limited, see End-of-life policy. Please note that to cover the extra maintenance effort, this EEoL period is a paid extension in the life of the branch. Customers who opt for the extended maintenance will need a new license key to run future versions of Magnolia 5.7. If you have any questions or to subscribe to the extended maintenance, please get in touch with your local contact at Magnolia.

If you are using the Publishing module, please see the Publishing Tools app page instead.

The Activation Tools app, installed by the Activation module, has two subapps:

  • Tools allows you to generate a new public key and clean the mgnlSystem workspace.
  • Monitor allows you to monitor activation details. 

    • Overview: Number of activations, deactivations, errors, committed and rollbacked transactions, activated content size and time needed for activation.

    • Activations per workspace: Number of activated items per workspace.
    • Public instance response: Maximum, minimum and average response time for each subscriber.
    • Activation log: Details of each activation. Can be filtered by user.
    • Error log: Activation error log.

You can access the app in Tools > Activation tools


See Activation security for more information about using the Activation Tools app.


The Activation Tools app is based on the small app concept and installed by the Activation module. Access to the app is restricted to the superuser role in the app configuration and app launcher layout configuration.

The app is configured at Configuration > /modules/activation/apps/activation .

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Activation log storage

Activation logs are stored in memory. MemoryActivationStorage is registered in the configuration at Configuration > /modules/activation/config/activationLogStorage. You can customize storage by extending the ActivationStorage interface.

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