Error Code details
Severity: Warning 
Component: Storage Foundation for UNIX/Linux 
This host is not entitled to run Veritas Storage Foundation/Veritas Cluster Server. As set forth in the End User License Agreement (EULA) you must complete one of the two options set forth below. To comply with this condition of the EULA and stop logging of this message, you have %d days to either: - make this host managed by a Management Server (see for details and free download), or - add a valid license key matching the functionality in use on this host using the command 'vxlicinst' and validate using the command 'vxkeyless set NONE'.

This message displays when the license of an installed Veritas Storage Foundation or Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability product expires.


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Last Modified: 2011-02-24 21:38:29 PDT
Platform: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (x86-32), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (IA-64), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (x86-64)
Release: Generic

If you have purchased the product and have a valid license key, you may perform the following procedure to rid the system of the message:

  1. # /opt/VRTS/bin/vxlicinst
    VERITAS License Manager vxlicinst utility version 3.02.006 
    Copyright (C) 1996-2004 VERITAS Software Corp. All Rights reserved.
  2. Enter your license key. The expected result is:

    License key successfully installed.

    The following messages indicate that an incorrect key was entered:

    vxlicinst ERROR V-21-1-15 License key contains invalid characters.
    vxlicinst ERROR V-21-1-16 The input License key is invalid.
  3. Validate the installation. Enter: 

    # vxkeyless set NONE 

If a key is required but currently not available, you can get it from the license certificate and portal (if registered). The licensing portal is at:

If you mean to remain keyless in your Veritas Storage Foundation environment, you must manage your installed hosts using the Veritas Operations Manager (VOM). VOM requires a Central Management Server (CMS) as console and Manged host (MH) software installed on each monitored node.

You may download the software from our Symantec Support site for free at:


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