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The Temporary License for NX120s Cannot Be Used

Publication Date:  2015-06-25 Views:  24 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Hardware configuration:
BH620 and NX120

Software configuration:
FOS FW for NX120s is V5.05a.

Symptom:

BROCADE provides a temporary license for NX120s. Customers fail to add the license, as shown in the red box in Figure 1.

Figure 1 Failure in adding the license for cascading NX120s

Handling Process
1.  Check that the license can be used, and operations of adding the license are correct.

2.  Check that FOS FW for NX120s is V5.05a. The version does not support a temporary license. To use a temporary license, upgrade FOS FW for NX120s to V6.2.3c3.

3.  Send the FOS FW upgrade package for NX120s to customers. FOS FW for customers' NX120s can be remotely upgraded to V6.2.3c3. After the upgrade, a temporary license can be added, as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2 Success in adding the license for cascading NX120s

Root Cause
FOS FW for NX120s is V5.05a, and the version does not support a temporary license. To use a temporary license, upgrade FOS FW to V6.2.3c3.

Solution
Send the FOS FW upgrade package for NX120s to customers, and remotely upgrade the customer's version to V6.2.3c3.

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