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3.3 - RSF-1 Licences

The only difference between evaluation and production versions of RSF-1 is the licence string used to activate the product. Evaluation licenses normally have an expiry of 30 days from issue whereas permanent (purchased) licence keys are perpetual. Evaluation licenses can be upgraded to permanent ones without reconfiguration or service disruption.

The licence string is generated from the node's hostid, which can be determined once the base package has been installed as follows:
# /opt/HAC/bin/hac_hostid
390ea5a5
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NOTE - A unique licence is required for each RSF-1 node in the cluster, and therefore the hostid of each server is required.
Evaluation licences may be obtained as follows:
Using the CLI:
Send an email to support@high-availability.com with the following body:
By return, you will receive an email with the license strings required to activate the product together with: install script, RSF-1 password files and End User Licence Agreement (EULA).

By installing the licence keys, you are agreeing to the terms of the EULA.

On both nodes, temporarily save the received attachments in /tmp and install with install_lic.sh
# sh /tmp/install_lic.sh
Installing licenses for cluster nodes with hostid 42029b314 and 49e5e6b0 License successfully installed on this node.
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To verify the licence strings, use rsfmon –v
# /opt/HAC/RSF-1/bin/rsfmon –v
RSF-1 monitor release 3.9.9 (06 Oct 2014 15:43) for 19:solaris (built on 5.11)
Copyright High-Availability.Com Ltd
[29786 Oct 6 16:56:56] Using machine ID 0x42029b314
This copy of RSF-1 is licensed for up to 128 services.
The licence expires on 2014-12-22
[29786 Oct 6 16:56:56] This host is licenced for automatic service startup
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NOTE – If RPC services are not already enabled, rsfmon –v will warn as follows, and you should enable and the start the service as shown:
RSF-1: Note: SMF property for network/rpc/bind/local_only is set to true. RSF-1: This means remote cluster RPC operations will fail!"
RSF-1: Resolve by issuing:
RSF-1:
RSF-1: svccfg -s svc:/network/rpc/bind setprop config/local_only = false RSF-1: svcadm refresh network/rpc/bind:default
RSF-1:
RSF-1:To allow remote RPC operations.
# svccfg -s svc:/network/rpc/bind setprop config/local_only = false
# svcadm refresh network/rpc/bind:default
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