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TitleHow to license an VSP8600 Chassis
Objective
How to license an VSP8600 Chassis
Environment
  • Virtual Service Platform (VSP)
Procedure

In order to license all IOC cards and the Platform license please complete the following steps:

Step 1.
Licensing Process

  1. Login to the Customer Support Portal
  2. How to Locate and Redeem ERS/VSP Licenses in the Customer Portal
  3. Click the Generate License button
  4. If you receive and error message please review
    1. Error Message - The HW Serial Number you entered is not recognized
    2. Error Message - You cannot use this Voucher ID with this HW Serial Number


Step 2.
Enter  the following into the license redemption form

  • Chassis MAC
  • IOC Voucher ID (392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS)

You must register one IOC license before you can install the Platform license (392670 VSP8600 CHAS L3V LIC:DS) . 

Step 3.
Once you register one IOC license you can register the Platform license. Once this is complete register the remaining IOC licenses. Always use the Chassis MAC address 

Step 4.
Only use the FINAL license file (one file) to license the chassis. This file will contain the Platform license as well as the number of IOC licenses allowed in the Chassis.

Example of Voucher IDs for a complete licensed Chassis

392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx 
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx 
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
392259 VSP8600 IOC BASE LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
392670 VSP8600 CHAS L3V LIC:DS 1 xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx

Example of XML file data for a complete licensed Chassis

<DisplayName>Number of IO Modules in an 8 Slot Switch Chassis</DisplayName> 
<Value>7</Value> 

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