A license is required to unlock features in Converged Systems Advisor. You can choose from a few licensing options for each FlexPod converged infrastructure.

License Features Terms

No license

Limited version to demonstrate product capabilities:

  • Monitoring of FlexPod configurations for a 24-hour trial period

  • Health dashboards to view FlexPod best practice compliance

  • Limited inventory and remediation (available in licensed versions)

  • Free

  • Single use (24 hours)

Standard

  • Continuous monitoring of FlexPod configurations

  • Health dashboards to view FlexPod best practice compliance

  • Firmware interoperability for compute, network, storage, and hypervisor

  • Lifecycle management tools to identify changes and prevent configuration drift

  • Detailed inventory and system diagrams for advanced troubleshooting

  • Support provided directly by NetApp

Subscription-based license:

  • 12 months minimum

  • 60 months maximum

Premium

All functionality included in the Standard license, plus:

  • Reporting

    Comprehensive, real-time reporting of FlexPod health, interoperability, and inventory

  • Notification and alerting

    Regular notifications of configuration health and changes in status

Subscription-based license:

  • 12 months minimum

  • 60 months maximum