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XCP command error due to expired or missing license

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Applies to

  • XCP


  • XCP commands error due to an expired or missing license
  • Example errors:
    • ./xcp show localhost
      XCP 1.4-17914d6; (c) 2020 NetApp, Inc.; Licensed to First Last [Company] until weekday Month  day hh:mm:ss Year
      ERROR: This binary has expired (-153).
    • xcp: ERROR: This license has expired
    • This copy is not licensed
    • xcp: ERROR: XCP not activated, run 'activate' first
    • xcp: ERROR: License file /opt/NetApp/xFiles/xcp/license not found
    • XCP is not licensed



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