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How to upgrade a NetSight Extreme Management Control license for use with version 7 or 8

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TitleHow to upgrade a NetSight Extreme Management Control license for use with version 7 or 8
Upgrade NetSight licenses for version 6 and earlier to work with version 7 or 8.
  • NetSight Extreme Management Control
  • Version 6.x and earlier NetSight license
  • Licensing
If you do not have an Extreme Networks Portal account, please follow the steps below to register at the Extreme customer site
  1. Go to
  2. Complete the form and click the "CREATE AN ACCOUNT" button.  You will receive an activation email to complete the process

To Upgrade your license log into the license portal at

License Voucher Page

You will need to provide:
  1.  A valid maintenance contract number for EMC (NetSight Extreme Management Control)
  2. The current license key from the EMC server.


Once you have received the new license apply it to the EMC server.  Directions for applying it in the NetSight Client applications or Extreme Management Control OneView are as follows:
Additional notes
  • Any license created on April 1st, 2016 or later will work in 7.x.
  • Any license created on June 1, 2017 or later will work with both 7.x and 8.x
  • The grace period for a version 5.x or 6.x license working with version 7.x or 8.x of Netsight is 90 days.
  • What goes into the license key field is the Activation Key (beginning "0001:") normally configured into NetSight.
  • You must have a valid NetSight contract in order for the regenerate process to work.
  • Only one NetSight (NMS) license needs to be upgraded per server system.  Other capacity, assessment, and NAC licenses will not need to be upgraded.
  • If the license has not been upgraded when or higher is installed the user will get notified every time they log into Extreme Control Center.
  • If none of the above is helping you, please contact the GTAC for further assistance. Click Link for methods to do so-> How to contact Extreme Networks Global Technical Assistance Center (GTAC)
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