Installing license files

Article:HOWTO82459  |  Created: 2012-11-30  |  Updated: 2014-06-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO82459
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Installing license files

Install the license file on each server on which Mail Security is installed. Install the license file on each cluster node if you are running in a cluster configuration.

Install the license file on each server on which Mail Security is installed.

You can install your license file during product installation or in the console. Mail Security issues periodic messages in the event log to notify you that your license is invalid or expired until a valid license is installed. You can view the status of your license on the Home page of the console.

See Installing Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

The procedures for installing license files vary for a local server installation and a remote server or server group.

To install license files to a local server

  1. In the console on the primary navigation bar, click Admin.

  2. In the sidebar under Views, click Licensing.

  3. In the content area, do one of the following:

    • In Step 3, under Enter path to the license file, type the fully qualified path to the license file.

      You can specify a mapped drive or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path to the file if the license file does not reside on the same computer.

    • Click Browse, select the license file, and then click Open.

      You can locate the file using My Network Places if the license file does not reside on the same computer.

  4. Click Install.

To install license files to a remote server or server group

  1. In the console on the toolbar, click Change.

  2. In the Select Asset window, select a server or server group from the menu.

  3. Click Select.

  4. On the primary navigation bar, click Admin.

  5. In the sidebar under Views, click Licensing.

  6. In the content area, do one of the following:

    • In Step 3, under Enter path to the license file, type the fully qualified path to the license file.

      You can specify a mapped drive or UNC path to the file if the license file does not reside on the same computer.

    • Click Browse, select the license file, and then click Open.

      You can locate the file using My Network Places if the license file does not reside on the same computer.

  7. Click Install.

    If a server within a server group is already licensed, the license file is reapplied. The license file with the latest expiration date is applied.


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