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License Usage Guide

AR100-S, AR110-S, AR120-S, AR150-S, AR160-S, AR200-S, AR1200-S, AR2200-S, and AR3200-S

This document describes usage of product licenses.
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Migrating Licenses Between Devices

Migrating Licenses Between Devices


The license file of the device has been revoked and the license revocation code has been obtained.


You can run the display license revoke-ticket command in any view to obtain the license revocation code.


License migration between devices is required in the following scenarios:
  • License replacement of a spare part: Typically, a customer buys one more device, the device has a license, but the license is original. After a device operates on the network for a period of time, the license of the device may need to be updated. Therefore, if the device on the network becomes faulty, you cannot directly replace the device with the spare part. Instead, you need to perform license replacement of the spare part on the ESDP to make the spare part obtain the latest license.

    For channel partners and final users, contact Huawei technical support personnel in this scenario.

  • ESN change with a revocation code: An incorrect ESN is bound to the license file, and no record about binding a correct ESN to the license exists on the ESDP system, apply for the license file corresponding to the new device ESN again.

    If a license binding record exists on the ESDP system, you need to refer to Rolling Back a License to roll back the license file to which an incorrect ESN is bound.

  • ESN change without a revocation code: The ESN of the license file is incorrect and no revocation code can be obtained for the original license file because of a misoperation. You need to apply for the license file corresponding to the correct ESN again.

    For channel partners and final users, contact Huawei technical support personnel in this scenario.


The ESN change operation can be performed only on permanent licenses, not on temporary or fixed-term licenses.

This section describes only procedures for changing the ESN with a revocation code.


  1. Log in to the ESDP system at
  2. Choose License Commissioning and Maintenance > ESN Change from the left navigation tree to enter the ESN Change page.
  3. Select With Revocation Code for ESN Change type, enter the revocation code of the license file in which the ESN needs to be changed, and click Verify.

  4. After verifying the revocation code, the system automatically displays device information of the original ESN. Enter the new ESN to start the ESN change task. Click Save.

  5. Choose My Task > Operation Record to check ESN change tasks on the displayed page. Click the link under Download to download the .zip package to the local device.
Updated: 2019-05-20

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