Hi to all,
i have an esx server 3.5 and i'm waiting for the license, if the server reach the expiry date and i don't have the license...what happen to the server?!?
Thanks and best regards,
We had 2 Eval ESX Servers and we purchased the licenses after Production machines were running on them.
90 days later and the damn licenses still had not turned up from a local dealer.
The kind guys at VMWare Support gave me 3 extra Eval licenses to see us through.
No big deal as we didn't need to reboot any of the VM's so they were happily running even though our license had expired.
the server will not be able to start and ESX guest VM's, any running machines will continue to functions, unless powered down. I would contact your reseller or VMware sales and ask for a Eval license file to see you through to full license delivery, you will need to create a FlexLM license server if you are using VirtualCenter, otherwise you could just license per host, but this gets dificult to manage as Host numbers grow
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