Add a SnapCenter Standard controller-based license

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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.

What you will need

  • You must be a cluster administrator on the FAS or AFF system.

  • You must have the SnapCenter Standard or SnapManagerSuite license.

About this task

If you want to install SnapCenter on a trial basis with FAS or AFF storage, you can obtain a Premium Bundle evaluation license to install on your controller.

If you want to install SnapCenter on a trial basis, you should contact your sales representative to obtain a Premium Bundle evaluation license to install on your controller.

Steps

  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

    This command is available at the admin privilege level.

  3. Verify that the SnapManagerSuite license is installed:

    license show