After you purchase an application license, Cisco sends a Product Authorization Key (PAK) through mail or email. You can use the PAK to generate a license key for your specific installation using the Cisco Product License Registration portal at the www.cisco.com/go/license or you can enter the information directly in Cisco Prime License Manager.
keys using the application administration portal. Refer to the following points
for licensing information specific to whichever applications that you have
Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning: No license is required to use Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning Standard Edition. You may purchase an upgrade to Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning Advanced Edition if necessary.
Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance and Analytics : No license is required to use Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Standard Edition. You may purchase an upgrade to Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Advanced and Analytics or Advanced Edition if necessary.
Cisco Prime Collaboration
Deployment: No license is required to use Cisco Prime Collaboration Deployment
Edition, as the Cisco Prime Collaboration Deployment license is entitled by the
Cisco Unified Communications Manager license.
Paging Server: No license is required to use Basic Paging Server. You may purchase an upgrade to Advanced Edition if necessary.
Manager, Cisco Unity Connection, and Cisco Emergency Responder: Browse the IP
Address of Unified Communications Manager and click
Cisco Prime License Manager. Select
License > Install License File and follow
instructions. Having installed your licenses, add application instances for
your UCM Publisher, Unity Connection and Emergency Responder VMs.
Prime License Manager (PLM) gets installed automatically as part of the Cisco
Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unity Connection installation. Use
only the instance that is installed with the Unified Communications Manager
publisher to manage all of your licenses. Do not use separate Prime License
Manager instances to manage Unified Communications Manager and Unity Connection
licenses separately. For details, see the
Cisco Prime License Manager User Guide at:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/cloud-systems-management/prime-license-manager/products-user-guide-list.html. Alternatively a standalone
instance of PLM may be installed using the files in the datastore.