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TitleHow To Install a VSP License File
Objective
  • Installing a VSP license file
Environment
  • Virtual Services Platform (VSP)
Procedure
  1. Ensure that you have the correct license file with the base MAC address of the switch on which you need to install the license, therwise, the system does not unblock the licensed features. The base MAC address will be in the XML file name ex. VSP4000_6CA8497DC300.xml
  2. You can enable FTP or TFTP in the boot config flags, and then initiate an FTP or a TFTP session from your workstation to put the file on the switch.
  3. From a remote station or PC, use FTP or TFTP to download the license file to the device and store the license file in the /intflash directory.
  4. Enter Global Configuration mode:
Switch #enable
Switch #configure terminal
  • Verify the License files are in the /intflash directory
    Switch(config)#cd /intflash
    Switch(config)#pwd
    /intflash
    Switch(config)#ls
    -rw-------  1 0       0            52296 Jan 31 02:31  VSP4000_6CA8497DC300.xml
 
  • Load the XML LIcense File
    Switch(config)#load-license
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