Activate Web Gateway with a temporary license key If you have not yet received a file with a license key from McAfee, you can use a temporary key to activate a Web Gateway appliance. To generate this key, use the activation ID that can be found on a label on your appliance box, for example, Activation ID: 0923839534 Task Use a browser to go to the McAfee Content & Cloud Security Portal at https://contentsecurity.mcafee.com/. Submit your user name and password. On the home page of the portal, type activate after the URL mentioned in step 1 and press Enter. The Activation page appears. In the Activation ID field, type the activation ID from the label on your appliance box, then click Activate. Follow the online instructions that are provided.