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

L4 Transporter

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

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.


Hardik Shah

L7 Applicator

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.


L6 Presenter

Hi Scantwell,

Let us know if you need additional information.


Hardik Shah

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