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Configuring a License Source on an ESX host (1005486)

Purpose

This article guides you through setting the License Source for an ESX host.

Resolution

These steps allow you to set License Source on an ESX host:
  1. Log into the VI Client and select that particular ESX host.
  2. Click on the Configuration tab.
  3. Select Licensed Features.
  4. Edit the License Source and set it to DNS or IP address if using Server-Based or centralized licenses.

    Alternatively, provide the full path of the license file if you are using a Host-Based license.

    For more information, see VI3.5 Licensing: Server- and Host-Based Licensing (1003295) .



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