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ONTAP License Addition Fails

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Applies to

  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.x
  • ONTAP 9.x


License show command shows the following output:


Cluster01::> license show
  (system license show)
Serial Number: 1-80-113429
Owner: Cluster01
Package           Type     Description           Expiration
----------------- -------- --------------------- -------------------
Base              license  Cluster Base License  -
NFS               demo     NFS License           9/14/2020 01:00:00
CIFS              demo     CIFS License          9/14/2020 01:00:00
iSCSI             demo     iSCSI License         9/14/2020 01:00:00
FCP               demo     FCP License           9/14/2020 01:00:00
SnapRestore       demo     SnapRestore License   9/14/2020 01:00:00
SnapMirror        demo     SnapMirror License    9/14/2020 01:00:00
FlexClone         demo     FlexClone License     9/14/2020 01:00:00
SnapVault         demo     SnapVault License     9/14/2020 01:00:00
SnapManagerSuite  demo     SnapManagerSuite License
                                                 9/14/2020 01:00:00

Attempt to add ONTAP licence fails with the following error:

Cluster01::> license add -license-code SAEGVBSYBBBBWBAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
(system license add)
The demo license for package "FCP" has expired on 9/14/2020 01:00:00.

Error: command failed: License addition failed.



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