Sup7-E need license key to turn on IP services feature. For a Cat450x-R system with one Sup7-E with IP services license, later on redundant Sup7-E will be added to existing system. Based on 1 feature license per box,
1) Will the license key from primary Sup automatic sync to redundant Sup?
2) Need to manually copy the license key from primary Sup to redundant Sup?
3) Open TAC case to generate license key for redundant Sup?
When a redundant Supervisor7-E is purchased, it will ship with the default license enabled (LAN Base) and a PAK for IP Base.When this is installed along with with an existing sup running Lan Base, the redundant sup will upgrade the system to the feature set of the newly ordered redundant sup. Because of the change in feature package, you will have to go through the license activation steps
If the active sup is already running IP Base/entservices and is in SSO redundancy mode, the lincense will automatically get copied onto the redundant supervisor as part of bulk synchronisation process .
If you are currently running one supervisor with Lan Base and would want to install a redundant supervisor such that both supervisors run IP Base, follow the below instructions:
Make sure you have console access to both the supervisors before proceeding.
• Obtain the system UDI and subsequently the License file
• Insert the Supervisor in Standby slot
• Install the license obtained from active sup
•Once the license is installed on the system, use the built-in Evaluation license to force the system to boot in IP Base image, on the subsequent reboot:
Switch (config)#license boot level ipbase
• Reboot only the Standby Supervisor. Stand by will boot with IP Base and active will remain in Lan Base
• Supervisors will initialize in RPR redundancy mode, due to license level mismatch
• Initiate RPR switchover.
•Proceed to the console of the active sup which is in the process of rebooting. Break the automatic boot process, by typing Ctrl+c once or twice when the prompt for disabling automatic boot shows up on the console. Let this Supervisor be in ROMMON prompt. The standby sup with IP Base will now be active.
• Configure system to use Permanent license by issuing “no license boot level ipbase |entservices”
• Configure SSO redundancy mode--‐ this will automatically reboot the standby Supervisor
• Save configuration
• Standby Supervisor boots in IP Base license level and because of SSO the license is automatically installed as part of bulk synchronization process.
• The Active and Standby Supervisor slots will be reversed, by this procedure.
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