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Background

This article explains how to activate a new license.

Scenario: License Upgrade with DB RAM expansion

Prerequisites:

  • The valid license file (XML)
  • Short Downtime to stop and start the database
  • EXAoperation User with privilege Level "Master"

Explanation

Step 1: Upload License file to EXAoperation

  • In EXAoperation navigate to "Software"
  • On the software page, click on the "License" Tab
  • Click on the "Browse" button to open a file upload dialog. Select the new license file and confirm by clicking the "Upload" button
  • Refresh the "License" page and review new license information

Step 2: Stop all databases

  • Click on left navigation pane "EXASolution"
  • Select all checkboxes of the listed database instances
  • Click on the "Shutdown" button and wait for all database instances to shut down (Monitoring->Logservice)

Step 3: Adjust DB RAM (optional)

  • Click on the DB name
  • Click on "Edit"
  • Adjust "DB RAM (GiB)" according to your license and click "Apply"

Step 4: Start all databases

  • Click on left navigation pane "EXASolution"
  • Select all checkboxes of the listed database instances
  • Start all databases and wait for all instances to be up and running (Monitoring->Logservice)