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TitleTemporary Trial License in the EXOS switch
Objective
This article explains the details on the temporary trial license available in the EXOS switch.
Environment
  • EXOS All
Procedure
The trial license is available in the EXOS switch to enable all the software license levels and feature packs for 30 days.  
  • To enable the trial license, execute the command "debug epm enable trial-license".  
# debug epm enable trial-license 
  • To clear the trial license, execute the command "debug epm clear trial-license". A reboot is required before the clear license takes effect.
# debug epm clear trial-license
  • The trial license can be extended up to 120 days (3 times more) by re-entering the command "debug epm enable trial-license" without having to reboot a switch. 
  • After 30 day expiration, the trial license will continue to funtion until the next reboot. After the reboot, the trial license will be automatically cleared and the license will revert back to the original level. 
  • At the 4th execution of the "debug epm enable trial-license" command, the switch will display the following warning in the CLI. At the end of the 30 days, the switch will automatically reboot without warning.
# debug epm enable trial-license 
After 30 days system will be rebooted, Do you want to continue? (y/N)
  • To verify the trial license, execute the command "show licenses".
# show licenses 
Enabled License Level:
        30 days Trial - expires in 30 days
  • To verify how many times the trial license is enabled consecutively, execute the command "debug epm show nvram".
# debug epm show nvram 
NVRAM Info:
      Current License: 2
      Previous License: 0
      Current Feature pack: 0
      Previous Feature pack: 0
      Trial Expiry Date: 2592000
      Number of trial license: 4
      Trial Secs: 2592000
      NonExtreme optics start: 0
      Checksum: 0
 
Additional notes
* The debug command doesn't support the syntax helper and the auto-completion in the CLI. The entire debug command needs to be manually typed in the CLI. 
* The Network Timing feature pack is not included in the trial license.

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