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Updated:April 7, 2016
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This document describes the steps to obtain the License Key for a Classic License from both user interfaces - FMC and ASDM. In order to generate a Classic License for any Firepower service, a License Key is necessary. You can use a Firepower Management Center (FMC) or an Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) in order to determine the license key.
Obtain the License Key
Use the FMC
If the device is managed by the Firepower Management Center, follow these steps in order to find the License Key:
Log in to the Firepower Management Center.
Choose System > License > Classic Licenses.
Note: If the FMC runs a version earlier than 6.x, choose System > License.
Click Add New License.
From the screen, obtain the License Key.
Use the ASDM
If the device is managed by the ASDM, complete these steps in order to find the License Key:
Choose the Configuration option that is located at the top of the window.
Choose the ASA FirePOWER Configuration option which is located at the bottom of left pane.
Choose the License option from the middle of the left pane.
Click Add New License in order to obtain the License Key.