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OceanStor BCManager 6.5.0 eBackup License Application Instructions 01

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Applying for a New Project License

Applying for a New Project License

Apply for a commercial license file with an activation code after you purchase OceanStor BCManager eBackup or when you need to upgrade it from OceanStor eBackup V100R002C00 or OceanStor BCManager eBackup V200R001C00 to OceanStor BCManager eBackup 6.5.0.


You do not need to apply for licenses for eBackup system whose node role is backup manager and backup workflow server.

Application Using the Activation Password

  1. Obtain the ESN of the server where OceanStor eBackup resides. For details, see Obtaining the ESN.
  2. Log in to the ESDP ( and choose License Activation > Password Activation.

  3. Enter the activation password.

    1. Read and confirm the displayed message. Select I have read the above carefully.
    2. The activation password can be obtained from the license entitlement certificate released with the product. A sample is provided on the right of the page. Place the cursor on the image to zoom in.

      The paper license certificate is delivered with the product. The electronic license certificate is directly sent to the email box specified by the distributor that signs a contract with Huawei. If you do not receive a paper or electronic license certificate, contact a Huawei agent and provide the contract number to obtain the activation password.

    3. You can click Add to enter multiple activation passwords to batch activate the licenses.
    4. After entering the password, click Next.

  4. Enter the ESN, or click to select existing equipment (node) to obtain the ESN. If there are multiple ESNs, separate them by commas. After entering the ESN, click Next.


    When selecting the ESN of existing equipment (node), check whether the selected ESN is consistent with the actual requirements. If the same ESNs exist, remove the repetitive ones.

  5. After confirming the activation information, click Confirm Activation.
  6. After you click OK in the dialog box that is displayed, the system displays a message indicating that the activation task is submitted and the Operation Records page is displayed. The name of the password activation is Activate License By Password.
  7. Download the license.

    • Download from

      Check the task progress on the Operation Records page. After the task status changes to Success, the license is successfully downloaded.

    • Download from the email box

      After the task is successfully executed, the system sends an email to the user's registered email box. The user can obtain the license file from the email attachment.

Application Using the Contract Number


Only the agent and GTS have the permission to use the contract number to activate the license.

  1. Log in to the ESDP License platform ( .
  2. In the navigation tree on the left, choose License Activation > Entitlement Activation.

  3. Enter the contract number to query product entitlement information.
  4. Select the authorization ID of OceanStor BCManager and click Activation ID to view the authorization details. The authorization whose Unit is per 1TB Backend Capacity is the OceanStor BCManager eBackup authorization.
  5. Select the OceanStor BCManager eBackup authorization and click Next. The Bind ESN page is displayed.
  6. Set Binding Type to One by one. Select Merge, enter the ESNs, use commas (,) to separate multiple ESNs, and click Next. The Confirm Activation page is displayed.


    In the scenario of new eBackup, select No. In the scenario of capacity expansion, select Merge.

  7. Check whether the activation information is correct. If yes, click Activate License to download the license file of eBackup.
Updated: 2019-04-26

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