On-Demand Port Activation Licensing
S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m
On the Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem, any eight internal ports andthe external ports
(ext1 through ext4) are licensed by default. A single on-demand port activation license is required to use
the remaining eight internal and four external ports.
On the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter, any seven internal ports and the external ports( ext0,
ext15 and ext16) are licensed by default. A single on-demand port activation license is required to use
the remaining seven internal and three external ports.
If you do not prefer to accept the default behavior and would rather assign a license to a specific port,
make the port ineligible to receive a license, or move licenses among ports, refer to the
Port Activation Licenses" section on page
License Status Definitions
OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x
Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Default Port Licenses (ext1 - ext4)
shows the external ports that are licensed by default for the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM
Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter Default Port Licenses (ext0, ext15 - ext16)
defines the port activation license status terms.
Cisco MDS 9124e
Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide
About On-Demand Port Activation Licensing