In the drop-down menu, select Share licenses... > Get activation code...
In the "Share License Process" pop-up window, for Product, select Iron Port Product - SW Bundles
In the Source Serial Number / Virtual Device Identifier field, enter the source serial number
Tip: You only need to enter the end of the complete serial number. For example, if the complete serial number is 888869E737F5-33NPP11, enter 33NPP11.
In the Target Serial Number / Virtual Device Identifier field, enter the target serial number
Tip: You only need to enter the end of the complete serial number. For example, if the complete serial number is 999969E748G65-44MQQ22, enter 44MQQ22.
In the Send to field, enter a valid email address
Click Request Code
After successful completion, an email is sent to the email address entered. Within the email there are hyperlinks for access and validation. It may take up to one hour to receive the license registration email.
This is an example of the email that will be received:
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 12:59 PM To: Joe User <email@example.com> Subject: Device Registration
PLEASE DO NOT DISCARD THIS EMAIL.
You have received this email because your email address was provided to Cisco Systems during the registration process and you are requesting to copy the shared licenses from an existing device to new device. Please contact Cisco Systems if you are not requesting to copy the shared licenses during device registration process.
Below, you will find the Activation Code: Activation Code : LUY3012Z
Here is the device registration information: Existing Device Serial # : 33NPP11 New Device Serial # : 44MQQ22
Please click the below link and follow the instructions given below to continue the registration process: https://slexui.cloudapps.cisco.com/SWIFT/LicensingUI/Quickstart 1) Click on Other Licenses drop down and Select 'Share License Process' option. 2) Select 'Use Activation code' option and Enter the above activation code in 'Specify Activation Code' tab and click on Next button to register the activation code.
In the drop-down menu, select Share licenses... > Use activation code...
Enter in the Activation Code provided in the email and click Next
Confirm the activation code, source serial, and target serial and click Next
Complete the review to finish
Afterwards, from the appliance GUI, choose System Administration > Feature Keys > Check for New Keys in order to check for the keys and activations. Or, from the CLI, enter featurekey and checknow. For any/all features that are new to the ESA, the End User License Agreement (EULA) needs to be read and accepted in order to activate the feature.
If there are any issues with the license sharing, you will need to contact the Global License Operations (GLO) directly, open a support case, or read the FAQ: