system license show-serial-numbers

Display History of Serial Numbers

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.

Description

This command displays the history of changes to the support and node serial numbers. The node serial number and the support serial number of an ONTAP system are generally the same and do not change over time. However, when capacity pools licensing is used, the support serial number is that of the capacity pool license serial number and the node serial number is generated by the license manager. Also, when a cluster is upgraded or converted from capacity tiers licensing to capacity pools licensing, its support serial numbers as well as its node serial numbers change.

Parameters

{ [-fields <fieldname>, ...]
If you specify the -fields <fieldname>, ... parameter, the command output also includes the specified field or fields. You can use '-fields ?' to display the fields to specify.
| [-instance ]}
If you specify the -instance parameter, the command displays detailed information about all fields.
[-seqnum <Sequence Number>] - Sequence number
Event sequence number
[-node {<nodename>|local}] - Node
Selects the node names that match this parameter value.
[-date <MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS>] - Date
Selects the dates of serial number changes that match this parameter value.
[-reason <text>] - Reason for change
Reasons for serial number changes.
[-support-serial-number <text>] - Support Serial Number
Selects the support serial numbers that match this parameter value.
[-node-serial-number <text>] - Node Serial Number
Selects the node serial number that match this parameter value.

Examples

The following example displays the serial number change history of a four node capacity pools cluster. Its two HA pairs were originally assigned to capacity pools 390000101 and 390000102, and then both were reassigned to another capacity pool 390000103:

cluster1::> system license show-serial-numbers

Change Date: 06/06/2019
     Reason: Reassignments of capacity pools
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           390000103            99939000010100000001
node2           390000103            99939000010100000002
node3           390000103            99939000010200000003
node4           390000103            99939000010200000004

Change Date: 03/01/2019
     Reason: Initial installation
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           390000101            99939000010100000001
node2           390000101            99939000010100000002
node3           390000102            99939000010200000003
node4           390000102            99939000010200000004
        

The following example displays the history of a four node cluster converted from capacity tiers licensing to capacity pools licensing:

cluster1::> system license show-serial-numbers

Change Date: 06/06/2019
     Reason: Conversions from capacity tiers to pools
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           390000103            99939000010300000011
node2           390000103            99939000010300000012
node3           390000103            99939000010300000013
node4           390000103            99939000010300000014

Change Date: 03/01/2019
     Reason: Initial installation
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           310000101            310000101
node2           310000102            310000102
node3           310000103            310000103
node4           310000104            310000104
        

The following example displays the history of an evaluation cluster that was upgraded to capacity pools licensing:

cluster1::> system license show-serial-numbers

Change Date: 06/06/2019
     Reason: Conversions from capacity tiers evaluation to pools
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           390000103            99939000010300000011
node2           390000103            99939000010300000012
node3           390000103            99939000010300000013
node4           390000103            99939000010300000014

Change Date: 03/01/2019
     Reason: Initial installation
Node            Support Serial       Node Serial
--------------- -------------------- --------------------
node1           evaluation           99887766554433221101
node2           evaluation           99887766554433221102
node3           evaluation           99887766554433221103
node4           evaluation           99887766554433221104