Information About Managing HSEC Licenses
Devices that use Smart Licensing Using Policy, and that must support an encrypted traffic throughput of 250 Mbps or greater, require an HSEC license. This is a requirement of US export control regulation.
You can use Cisco vManage to install HSEC licenses. Cisco vManage contacts Cisco Smart Software Manager (SSM), which provides a smart license authorization code (SLAC) to load onto a device. Loading the SLAC on a device enables an HSEC license.
Use the following workflow:
Benefits of Managing HSEC Licenses
By addressing numerous license-related tasks, including the installation of HSEC and other licenses, Cisco vManage consolidates the workflow for license management. Installing HSEC licenses using Cisco vManage makes it unnecessary to install HSEC licenses individually by CLI.
For information about managing Smart Licensing Using Policy for devices in the network, see Manage Licenses for Smart Licensing Using Policy.