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Registered: ‎05-29-2008

Fabric OS v6.1.0 and temporary license keys

Hello,

We have been supplied some temporary license keys for our Brocade 200E SAN switches that expire on 17th July 2008.

What I want to understand is when these licenses will actually expire, i.e at midnight on the 16th July (today!), or at midnight on the 17th July?

We are waiting on another set of temporary license keys for these switches (the permanent ones have been ordered, but haven't arrived yet!) and I need to know whether they have to be applied today if the license is going to expire at midnight tonight!!

Any info would be appreciated.

Cheers,

Chris

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Re: Fabric OS v6.1.0 and temporary license keys

Hi cjlove72,

i do not have ever Activated temporary License in the Past, but i think ( 99% ) this will expire according the message you Switch on midnight 17th.

what say the "liceseshow"

TechHelp24

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Re: Fabric OS v6.1.0 and temporary license keys

Hi, thanks for the info.

Licenseshow just displays the Expiry Date as "07/17/2008"...

DDLIX102> licenseshow

...

Fabric license

Expiry Date 07/17/2008

...

I guess I will find out if we don't get the new license keys by the end of today :-/

Cheers,

Chris

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Registered: ‎05-29-2008

Re: Fabric OS v6.1.0 and temporary license keys

Hi,

FYI the temporary licenses expired at midnight last night, so when it says they expire on 07/17/2008 it actually means they expire at 23:59 on 07/16/2008! Definitely something to be aware of...

Fortunately we obtained our new license keys yesterday afternoon and applied them, so our fabric has remained unchanged

Cheers,

Chris

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Re: Fabric OS v6.1.0 and temporary license keys

Hi Cris,

--->>> so when it says they expire on 07/17/2008 it actually means they expire at 23:59 on 07/16/2008

thanks for this Information.

TechHelp24

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