License usage limit approaching for Cisco

Vendor

Cisco

Description

Some licenses are limited to a certain number of elements (such as maximum users). If any of the licenses is nearing its limit, an alert will be issued.

Remediation Steps

Consider purchasing additional licenses.

1. Run the "show license usage" NX-OS command to display information about the current license usage and the expire date.

2. Run the "show license" NX-OS command to view the installed licenses.

3. Run the "show license usage XXX" NX-OS command e.g." sh license usage ENHANCED_LAYER2_PKG" to display information about the activated features which utilize this license.

4. Consider activate the grace-period for the license.

5. Order new license from the CISCO.

6. For more information please review the next Cisco guide:

https://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/techdoc/dc/reference/cli/nxos/commands/fund/show-license-usage.html

How does this work?

This script logs into the Cisco Nexus switch through SSH and retrieves license usage infromation using the "show license usage" command.

Why is this important?

This script logs into the Cisco Nexus switch through SSH and retrieves license usage infromation using the "show license usage" command.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

It is impossible to retreive license information through SNMP and no logs are generated for this information.


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