License Manager Set-up

License manager can be set-up by super admin.

To add a license, follow the below steps:

  1. Log in to Harmony Portal as a Super Admin.

  2. Click License Manager > Edit. License Manager Setup page is displayed.

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    Note

    When the user logs in for the first time the default option is GLM.

  3. Click GLM to set-up license through GLM or click Local License Manager to set-up license.

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  4. Copy the generated UUID and paste it in the GLM page and click Activate.

  5. Click activation text from GLM page and paste it in Local license manager set-up page.

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  6. Click Activate, and the activation is successful.

  7. Displays the information page for MBU license and activations tab under each license shows the list of activations. For MBU HC License, it shows all providers which has activated this license.

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  8. Displays the information page for flexpool license it’s usage chart and activations. Activations tab shows the device list which is using this license.

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Note

Switching between GLM and LLM should be done carefully. If system already has licenses configured in one of the providers, switching should be avoided. User should first delete all licenses and release the capacity and then switch to other License Manager.

Adding a License

  1. Click Organization > License.

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  2. Click Add License.

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  3. Enter the valid Entitlement Token provided by the administrator.

  4. Click Check Token. If it is a valid license, in the next screen you can enter the License Information based on the license type selected.

  5. Enter the capacity for the particular license.

  6. Click Request. On adding the license check the status in the activity log.

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  7. Click the resync button for device license, Harmony Controller will sync license details with license manager.

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Note

For device license, ADC, CGN and CFW Subscription License types are supported.

Changing or Editing the Capacity

  1. Click Organization > License.

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  2. Select image_reference and click Update Capacity or click Request Capacity Update when you expand the license in License Information.

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  3. Enter the new capacity, and this cannot be lower than the used capacities.

  4. Click Request. On editing the capacity check the status in the activity log and refresh every time you update the capacity.

Changing the Device License

  1. Click Organization > License.

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  2. Expand the license in the device associated panel, select image_reference and click Update License.

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  3. Select the license from the available licenses drop-down list.

  4. Click Update.

Deleting a License

To delete a license or free-up capacity follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Click Organization > License.

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  2. Select image_reference and click Delete.

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  3. Click Delete to confirm deleting of license and devices will no longer be able to connect in absence of the license.

Note

If user selects update device license and changes the key, Harmony Controller will remove the old license and apply the new key.

Updating the Device License

  1. Click Infrastructure > Devices.

  2. Select the device, select image_reference and click Update License.

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  3. Select an entitlement token, enter the new capacity and click Update.

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Adding a Device and Apply New Flexpool License

  1. Click Organization > License.

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  2. Select the license and to add a device, click Associate Devices in device associated panel.

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  3. You can either select all the devices or select a particular device and click Update to add a new flexpool license.

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Revoking a License

  1. Log in to Harmony Portal as a Super Admin.

  2. Click License Manager.

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  3. Select the license to be revoked, select image_reference and click Revoke.

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    Read the warning message before confirming the revoke option.

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  4. Click Revoke. On selecting revoke, this returns the license and all of its activations and resources to the A10 Networks GLM.

Note

Revoked licenses cannot be unrevoked.

Revoking and Unrevoking an Activation

  1. Log in to Harmony Portal as a Super Admin.

  2. Click License Manager.

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  3. For a particular license, select the activation tab, select image_reference and click Revoke.

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  4. Click Revoke activation for the device.

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  5. Click Unrevoke activation for the device, to unrevoke an activation.

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Note

If the activation is revoked, changes will be reflected in Harmony Controller or device after the agent runs.