[c-nsp] New to Nexus gear.... how does the licenses work?

Scott Voll svoll.voip at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 14:01:00 EST 2013

Follow up to anyone who might stumble across this post:

we got these switches and the sho lic us showed:

HSB5548B# sh license usa

Feature                      Ins  Lic   Status Expiry Date Comments



FCOE_NPV_PKG                  No    -   Unused             -

FM_SERVER_PKG                 No    -   Unused             -

ENTERPRISE_PKG                No    -   Unused             -

FC_FEATURES_PKG               No    -   Unused             -

VMFEX_FEATURE_PKG             No    -   Unused             -

ENHANCED_LAYER2_PKG           No    -   Unused             -

LAN_BASE_SERVICES_PKG         No   -   Unused       -

LAN_ENTERPRISE_SERVICES_PKG   No    -   Unused             -



This was the factor not installing the license files.

we opened a case with licensing and gave them all the Right to Use SO
numbers and they issued us the license the factor should have installed.



On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Scott Voll <svoll.voip at gmail.com> wrote:

> So we just got our new 5548UPs in the door.  per the doc's it says the
> licenses are installed from the factor.  But doing a show license usage we
> get all the pkg files saying install --> no.  license count --
> What am I missing here?
> Scott

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