On the occasion of the announcement of my first blog on the Internet and by extension the subject of the former that you throw it the last time about how to understand all versions of Cisco IOS and what contains
During the preparatory of the subject caught my attention the subject of the new generation to Release the Special Image IOS 15 and considering that Cisco did not authorize anything about the new version and the ingredients included New services, but it said one thing and dangerous, which I will talk with you on this TIPPS in the form of facts.
The first fact
There will be only one version of all Platform opposite of what we saw from Cisco that each Platform and Feature have own or special IOS, which Cisco has changed the old signs.
which shortened the eight connotations to one new version
mean will be only one version.
Second and more importantly
In order to benefit from the Feature that you may need in your work.
mmmmm you will have to get a license from Cisco site directly and of course each one Feature you must obtain a single and different license
This method of licensing is known who work with the ASA firewall because they follow almost the same way.
And obtaining the license will not be easy because you have to know the PAK-Product authorization key
that code from Cisco will then be compared with the UDI-Unique device identifier
It includes product ID, version ID, and serial number, which will send it to Cisco Cisco will also compared with your numbers with Cisco .
This is what I was able to understand.
The third fact
If you're in a big company and this company deals with many of Cisco devices.You will have to start taking one course about how to deal with the, Cisco licensing manager 3.0 For management your devices and activate the licenses.
there is good news for employers
Cisco Site provided a full course on this subject as a Document files or Flash
(Automated Software Activation and License Management)
Finally I would like to add that the issue of licenses not only with ISO versions 15
But there are also some versions, as shown in the picture
To understand more about how to request and activate licenses
This summary is for a license transfer process by using the Cisco Product License Registration portal:
1You obtain the UDI and device credentials from the source and destination devices by using Cisco IOS commands. For more information, see the Cisco IOS Software Activation Tasks and Commands module.
2. You contact the Product License Registration page on Cisco.com, and you enter the source device credentials and the UDI into the license transfer portal tool.
3.The portal displays licenses that can be transferred from the source device.
Select the licenses that need to be transferred. A permission ticked is issued. You can use this permission ticket to start the rehost process by using Cisco IOS commands.
4. You apply the permissions ticket to the source device by using the license revoke command as described in the Cisco IOS Software Activation Tasks and Commands module. The source device then provides a rehost ticket indicating proof of revocation. A sixty-day grace period license is also installed on the device to allow enough time to transfer the licenses to the destination device.
5. You enter the rehost ticket into the license transfer portal tool on Cisco.com along with destination device UDI.
6. You receive the license key through email. 7. You install the license key on the
For more information on this subject will not find a better than Cisco site