License Management

The License Management screen manages license key for EOS and Cloud EOS (formerly vEOS) devices. See the figure below.
Figure 1. License Management Screen

CVP performs the following functions to monitor license keys:

  • Generates events for monitoring and responding to license expiration
  • Issues warnings when subscription license keys might expire within either 30 days or 90 days
  • Triggers an error event when a license key expiration is less than a week
  • Generates a critical event for an expired license key
Note: You can customize the rules for license key expiring events.
You can perform the following functions through the License Management screen:

Uploading and Installing License Keys

Perform the following steps to upload and install license keys:

  1. Click Upload.
    CVP opens the Upload License Keys dialog box.
    Figure 2. Upload Licenses dialog box
  2. Click Select Files.
    CVP opens the Open dialog box.
  3. Navigate and select the preferred file on your local system through the Open window.
  4. On the Upload Licenses dialog box, click Upload.
    CVP now lists the uploaded license key file under the licenses table.
    Note: CVP automatically installs the license key once it is uploaded. Alternatively, click the install icon next to the uploaded license key for installing the specific license key.

Viewing License Key Details

Click on the required license key for viewing the specific license key details. See the figure below.
Figure 3. License Key Details Screen
The License Details dialog box displays the following information:
  • General Information - It includes the following license key issue information:
    • Serial Number - The license key number, generally used for tracking the order associated with the license key
    • License Version - License version is available when the license key underwent changes due to various processing, such as a change in public keys or the hash
    • Customer Name - The name of the license key owner
  • Binding Information - The license key can be of two types
    • Site-Wide License - The license key is bound to multiple devices
    • Device Specific - The license key is bound to a device with the specified MAC address
  • Features - Lists the count of specified features associated with the license key, its validity, and its value
  • Signature Information - The license key signature includes its hash, signature, and PEM certificate

Downloading and Deleting License Keys

Perform the following steps for downloading and deleting multiple license key:

  1. Select all unwanted license keys listed under the licenses table.
    Figure 4. License Management - Remove Option
    Note: Click Download for downloading selected license keys to your local system.
  2. Click Remove.
    CVP opens the Remove Licenses dialog box. See the figure below.
    Figure 5. Remove Licenses Dialog Box
  3. Click Remove.
    CVP uninstalls the selected license keys and erases them from the licenses table.
    Note: Alternatively, you can click on the trash bin icon next to the unwanted license key for uninstalling the specific license key.