Install License In Adding New Node and Add-On Feature

Are you are running nutanix HCI solution in your infra ? and want to add new node(s) of applicable vendor i.e Nutanix NX, Dell EMC XC, Lenovo HX and IBM CS. If you are going to do this then you have to install license in new nodes after expand the cluster. now question is how to install license ?
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Install License On Added New Nodes, Add-on Features & Expand Cluster

Prerequisites to activate acropolis license :

  • Log in to Prism web console
  • Log in to Nutanix support portal
  • Cluster license file summary (Generates from Prism web console)
  • License file (Generates from Nutanix support portal)

Log in to Prism web console

Now we will install nutanix license on nutanix cluster through following steps

Log in to Prism web console > Gear icon * > Licensing > Update License button !
Following page will open

Nutanix License activation steps

Follow above screenshot steps below:

Step 1 : Click on Generate to download a cluster summary file

Step 2 : Log in to Nutanix Support Portal and upload cluster summary downloaded file in “Step 1”

Nutanix Portal account page
Nutanix Portal account page



Click on “Support Portal” Launch button to open Following Nutanix Portal Home Page

Step 2.1 : After log in to Support portal , Click on Main Menu >
Products > Licenses > Cluster uses > click on Manage License button !


Step 2.2 : Manage Licenses button will open new page to upload file in following three steps :

  1. Click on Upload (upload cluster summary file downloaded in step 1)
  2. Select your purchased Acropolis license type Pro or Ultimate
  3. Generate new license file to download

Step 3 : Downloaded license file in step 2.2 , Access Prism web console again and now click on Upload link (Step 3) to upload license file.

Now check your installed How To Check Nutanix Cluster Acropolis License Edition From Prism web console.

If you get any issue or error in licensing create a case with nutanix immediately.




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