How to move licensing and SN of Panorama from one VMWare environment to another

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How to move licensing and SN of Panorama from one VMWare environment to another

Hi Guys

I need some help/thoughts on how to do the following:

I have 5 Panorama servers that are virtual in Montreal.

I need to move them ffrom Montreal to a different VMWare environment in Chicago

I need to know if there are any problems with doing such a thing.

Is there a document that can be found to do this.

I am concerned about a different CPUID/UUID being different from one VMWare server to another.

I mean, how else do you prevent someone from buying a single copy of software and deploying it in multiple locations (that do not talk to each other)

Help!  :smileysilly:

L6 Presenter

Re: How to move licensing and SN of Panorama from one VMWare environment to another

Hi Scantwell,

Another thing is each VM has different CPUId/UUID, lets say one license is purchased and its requested to tie with a particular Panorama. So, Palo Alto Network will tie license to CPUID/UUID of that Panorama.

If any one decides to move license from one Panorama to other than he has to put a request with Palo Alto Networks. We ask for reason and if its approved license is moved to another VM, which means license is tie with new CPUID/UUID.

Licenses is valid on older devices for 30 days. after that it will not get any updates, which can severely impair production network.

Regards,

Hardik Shah

L7 Applicator

Re: How to move licensing and SN of Panorama from one VMWare environment to another

Hello Scantwell,

Also, without a valid license installed on a VM, it will accept only 100 sessions through it. Hence, you will not be able to use it in a production environment.

Thanks

L6 Presenter

Re: How to move licensing and SN of Panorama from one VMWare environment to another

Hi Scantwell,

Let us know if you need additional information.

Regards,

Hardik Shah

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