This article describes the process of adding a new product activation key (PAK) to a Smart account.
Before you start, ensure that you have the following data at your disposal:
Adding a New PAK to a Smart Account
Go to Cisco Software Central and log in with your Cisco.com account.
In the Traditional Licenses section, click Access LRP.
In the Show Smart Account and Virtual Account drop-down lists, confirm that the correct respective accounts are selected.
Note: If the system displays the Welcome To The License Registration Portal alert dialog box, you can select Do not show this message again to prevent it from being displayed again.
On the PAKs or Tokens tab, click Add New PAKs/Tokens.
In the Add New PAKs/Tokens dialog box, from the Virtual Account drop-down list, select your Virtual Account, and then enter your product activation key (PAK) in the Enter PAK or Token Id field. Click OK.
Step result: The system displays the Validate License Ownership dialog box.
In the Validate License Ownership dialog box, in the PIN Number field, enter your PIN number, and then click OK.
Step Result: The system displays the PAKs/Tokens added successfully message.
Note: For information on validating license ownership, refer to How to Validate License Ownership by PAK Enhanced Authentication. If you experience any issue with validating license ownership, refer to the Troubleshooting section of this article.
If you experience an issue during the product activation key (PAK) registration process, open a case in Support Case Manager (SCM).
How to Request Access to an Existing Smart Account
How to Validate License Ownership by PAK Enhanced Authentication
How to Verify That a PAK Is Assigned to a Smart Account