Installing a VCS license

The utility vxlicinst installs a new permanent license or updates a license.

You must have root privileges to use this utility. This utility must be run on each system in the cluster; the utility cannot install or update a license on remote nodes.

To install a new license

cd /opt/VRTS/bin


To update licensing information in a running cluster

  1. Install the new license on each node in the cluster using the vxlicinst utility.
  2. Update system-level licensing information on all nodes in the cluster:

hasys -updatelic -all

You must update licensing information on all nodes before proceeding to the next step.

  1. Update cluster-level licensing information:

haclus -updatelic