Adding a SnapCenter Standard controller-based license using the ONTAP command line

You can use the ONTAP command line to add a SnapCenter controller-based license when you are using FAS or AFF systems, and you have a SnapCenter Standard or SnapManagerSuite license.

Before you begin

About this task

This command is available at the admin privilege level.


  1. Log in to the NetApp cluster using the ONTAP command line.
  2. Add the SnapManagerSuite license key: system license add -license-code license_key
  3. Verify that the SnapManagerSuite license is installed: license show