NOTE: SDN applications can require licenses that are separate from the licenses for the controller. Typically, you must have both a license for the controller and a license for each application. For HP SDN applications, you register the license, obtain the license key, and activate the license on the controller using the same methods you use to register and activate controller licenses. For information about obtaining license keys for an application, see the administrator guide for the application.
NOTE: To maintain license registration and activation across an HP VAN SDN Controller software update, refer to “License types, usage, and expiration”.
After you have downloaded and installed the controller software, as described in the HP VAN SDN Controller Installation Guide, you can begin the license registration and activation process. The basic steps are:
When forming a team, only one HP VAN SDN Controller base license is required, along with at least two High Availability licenses, all on the same Master controller. Once a team is formed, Add Nodes licenses can be added to the team leader for increased support. In addition, you must: