Saturday, August 01, 2009

Check Veritas Licenses - Howto

Tech Blog - Here is a quick howto on checking Veritas Licenses their features and validity.

To check Veritas License validity do:

$ vxliccheck -pv

vrts:vxliccheck: INFO: License 98 valid
vrts:vxliccheck: INFO: License 100 valid
vrts:vxliccheck: INFO: License 95 valid
vrts:vxliccheck: INFO: License 96 valid

To check Veritas license feature and details

$ vxlicense -p

vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Feature name: PHOTON [98]
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Number of licenses: 99
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Expiration date: No expiration date
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Release Level: 20
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Machine Class: xxxxxxx


vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Feature name: DATABASE_EDITION [100]
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Number of licenses: 1 (non-floating)
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Expiration date: No expiration date
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Release Level: 99
vrts:vxlicense: INFO: Machine Class: xxxxxxxx


For older Veritas version you use

$ vxlicrep

VERITAS License Manager vxlicrep utility version 3.02.005
Copyright (C) 1996-2004 VERITAS Software Corp. All Rights reserved.

Creating a report on all VERITAS products installed on this system

-----------------***********************-----------------

License Key = I8CE-OIO8-N2TW-2M7H-3AO4-HV6P-AILX-P
Product Name = VERITAS Storage Foundation Enterprise
Key = Invalid, Key EXPIRED -1476 days ago

License Type = DEMO
OEM ID = 4095
Demo End Date = Wed Jul 20 00:00:00 2005
(expired -1476.3 days ago).
Editions Product = YES


To create Veritas License key file

$ vxlicense -c

Veritas License file are located in

/etc/vx/elm

Hope this quick howto helps.


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