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Update the VMAN appliance license after license renewal

Created by Roger Lofamia, last modified by Michelle McDowall on Oct 04, 2016

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Overview

This article describes how to update the VMAN appliance license online and offline after renewal.

Environment

  • VMAN 6.3.1
  • VMAN 6.3.0

Steps

Activate license online (with internet connection)

  1. Log in to the SolarWinds Customer Portal.
  2. Go to License Management.
  3. Copy the new/renewed VMAN primary license key.
  4. Log in to the VMAN Web Console.
  5. On the Setup tab, click License information > Activate License.
  6. In the Activation key field, paste the license copied in Step 3.
  7. Click Send Activation Request.

To verify, the license information should update from Trial, Maintenance, or Expired status to Valid commercial license.

Activate license offline (without internet connection)

  1. Log in to the VMAN Web Console.
  2. On the Setup tab, click License information > Unique Machine ID.
  3. Copy the VMAN machine ID that appears in the text box.
  4. Log in to the SolarWinds Customer Portal.
  5. Go to License Management and locate the VMAN primary license.
  6. Click Activate license manually.
  7. Provide the information and the VMAN unique machine ID copied in Step 3.
  8. Click Generate license file. 
  9. Download the license file from the customer portal or from the email you provided in Step 7.
  10. Log in to the VMAN Web Console.
  11. On the Setup tab, click License information > Upload license file.

Once the file is uploaded, the license status will update automatically.

 

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06:19, 4 Oct 2016

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