Extreme Management Center periodically enforces validation of contract coverage for supported products. This requires a renewal or 'upgrade' of the Extreme Management Center license following certain major upgrades. A grace period of 90-days is provided following any such upgrade.
See HOW TO Upgrade An Extreme Management Center LicenseNOTE
: A grace period of 90-days is provided following any such upgrade to complete the license 'upgrade' process.NOTE
: It is *HIGHLY*
recommended that the license 'upgrade' be completed and applied immediately *BEFORE*
any upgrade of Extreme Management Center to avoid a potential oversight / lapse of the 90-day grace period resulting in Extreme Management Center reverting to an unlicensed inaccessible state.NOTE
: Subscription licenses '27001' do not need to be upgraded as part of this process; they are valid as long as they are entitled for support services under valid active contract.
The means to perform an appliance upgrade generally requires:
- Obtaining the Appliance Upgrade BIN file.
- Uploading the Appliance Upgrade BIN file to the appliance.
- Changing and executing the BIN file to start the upgrade.
Software downloads for Extreme Management Center and its portfolio products can be found here
. They can alternative be found manually navigating https://support.extremenetworks.com
-> Products -> ExtremeManagement -> Extreme Management Center -> Software / Downloads.