How to determine when a Keyless Installation of Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW) or Storage Foundation and High Availability for Windows (SFW HA) was performed.

Article:TECH204894  |  Created: 2013-04-09  |  Updated: 2013-08-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204894
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



When installing SFW using the Keyless option (instead of entering license keys at install time), you have 60 days to take action before reminder messages begin to appear in the Windows Event logs.

 

Below is a transcript of the message:

The keyless license option does not entitle this system to run Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows, Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability for Windows, or Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for Windows. The product is no longer in licensing compliance even though it is still functioning properly. Symantec requires that you perform any of the following tasks to resolve the license compliance violation: -Add this system as a managed host to a Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) Management Server. or -Add an appropriate and valid license key on this system using the Symantec product installer from Windows Add/Remove Programs. 

  This technote provides the log location with the date and time of the keyless install.


Environment



Storage Foundation for Windows (SFW) or Storage Foundation and High Availability (SFW HA) version 6.x


Solution



For Windows, you can look at the .keyless log in the latest install log folder at C:\ProgramData\Veritas\VPI\log.
It provides info on products installed and dates.

A sample .keyless.log output follows:


2013/04/08 16:06:46: DetermineProductKey function
product ==> SFWHA
os_type ==> DC
product_options ==> VVR FLASHSNAP GCO FASTFAILOVER DISKMGMT
GCO or HyperV option is detected
MSCS or FlashSnap or FastFailover option is detected
VVR option is detected
Product key to be applied: SFWHADRENT_OSDC,VVR_OSDC
2013/04/08 16:06:46: User Administrator set SFWHADRENT_OSDC,VVR_OSDC
2013/04/08 16:06:46: User Administrator added SFWHADRENT_OSDC
2013/04/08 16:06:46: User Administrator added VVR_OSDC





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