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TitleUnable to add 40G license to VDX 6740
Symptoms
  • When trying to generate a BR-VDX6740-2X40G-POD license on a VDX 6740, i'm seeing the error "Maximum Capacity 4 activated for feature 40G , No more feature 40G allowed."

Log Message
aus-b5-coreaggfab01# license add licStr "*B HrLWu3TGpG66gmlv06YyV9JJ9pT1O5qUz,BqDPRl,XVQMX3pTVB67TYGH18kBx:RLB2rqfkj,oy:D2BcEfuDJ
c3TZsej2d6:Z3BgN5w2dK7AfNbbHXCS5FLm:9ZV4R6gFbVt#"


License Add Failed - Downgrading of existing license capacity not allowed
aus-b5-coreaggfab01# show dpod rbridge-id 56
rbridge-id: 56
   48 10G ports are available in this switch
    4 40G ports are available in this switch
   10G Port Upgrade license is installed
   40G Port Upgrade license is installed
     Dynamic POD method is in use

  32 10G port assignments are provisioned for use in this switch:
        24 10G port assignments are provisioned by the base switch license
         8 10G port assignments are provisioned by the 10G Port Upgrade license
  27 10G ports are assigned to installed licenses:
        24 10G ports are assigned to the base switch license
         3 10G ports are assigned to the 10G Port Upgrade license
  10G ports assigned to the base switch license:
     56/0/1, 56/0/3, 56/0/4, 56/0/8, 56/0/10, 56/0/11, 56/0/15, 56/0/16, 56/0/19, 56/0/22
     56/0/27, 56/0/29, 56/0/31, 56/0/33, 56/0/34, 56/0/35, 56/0/37, 56/0/38, 56/0/40, 56/0/42
     56/0/43, 56/0/44, 56/0/46, 56/0/48
  10G ports assigned to the 10G Port Upgrade license:
     56/0/12, 56/0/17, 56/0/30
  10G ports not assigned to a license:
     56/0/2, 56/0/5, 56/0/6, 56/0/7, 56/0/9, 56/0/13, 56/0/14, 56/0/18, 56/0/20, 56/0/21
     56/0/23, 56/0/24, 56/0/25, 56/0/26, 56/0/28, 56/0/32, 56/0/36, 56/0/39, 56/0/41, 56/0/45
     56/0/47
   5 license reservations are still available for use by unassigned ports

   2 40G port assignments are provisioned for use in this switch:
         0 40G port assignments are provisioned by the base switch license
         2 40G port assignments are provisioned by the 40G Port Upgrade license
   2 40G ports are assigned to installed licenses:
         0 40G ports are assigned to the base switch license
         2 40G ports are assigned to the 40G Port Upgrade license
  40G ports assigned to the base switch license:
     None
  40G ports assigned to the 40G Port Upgrade license:
     56/0/50, 56/0/52
  40G ports not assigned to a license:
     56/0/49, 56/0/51
   0 license reservations are still available for use by unassigned ports
Environment
  • BR-VDX6740-24-F
  • Version 6.0.x
Cause
  • Customer was attempting to upgrade license thru primary VDX instead of logging in directly via console port the actual VDX that required a license.  
Resolution
  • Connect to console port on VDX that requires a license then upgrade license
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