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Obtaining the ESN

Publication Date:  2012-07-19 Views:  1358 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
The license must be bound to the server ESN. Therefore, obtain the server ESNs before applying for a license.
You have logged in to the operating system of the VSM server as an administrative user.
Alarm Information
Handling Process
Obtain the server ESN using the ESN tool on the VSM.
The following procedure applies to the initial VSM installation.

1.         Double-click esn.exe in the \engineering\tool folder on the installation CD-ROM or in the extracted software package.
The network adapters of the server are listed in HuaweiSymantec GetESN Tool.

2.         In the list of the network adapters, right-click the network adapter labeled as , choose Enable.
When you install the VSM server, specify the IP address of a network adapter as the IP address of the NMS. It is recommended that you make a network plan in advance and ensure that the specified network adapter is enabled.
3.         Click Get ESN to get the ESNs of the server.

4.         Click Copy, ESNs are copied to the clipboard.
5.         Create a .txt file, paste the ESN in the file, and save the file.
l           After installing the VSM, obtain the ESN through the VSM client interface.
This also applies to network upgrade or expansion.
1.         Log in to the server through a VSM client.
2.         On the main menu, choose Help > License Management > License Information.
3.         In the displayed License Information window, click Server ID.
In the Server ID dialog box, the server ESN is displayed in Local Host ID.
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