chmahe83
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NSX-T licensing for additional ESXi hosts (Scale-up existing cluster)

Hi,

There is NSX-T environment in place with the below mentioned licensing model.

License Type: NSX-T advance 

Quantity: 18

License based: CPU

Existing cluster has 7 hosts. We are planning to adding additional 5 ESXi hosts into cluster and are expected to be part of existing NSX-T fabric. Does it require additional NSX-T licensing procurement ?

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p0wertje
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Hi,

You can export the current license usage.
My test setup has 4 hosts and in the usage it is 8 cpu.
When translating that to you, assuming you have 2 cpu per host, you do not have enough license to add the hosts.
Try to export the license usage:

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Or via api

GET https://<nsxmanager>/api/v1/licenses/licenses-usage

{
    "feature_usage_info": [
        {
            "capacity_usage": [
                {
                    "capacity_type": "VM",
                    "usage_count": 22
                },
                {
                    "capacity_type": "CPU",
                    "usage_count": 8
                },
                {
                    "capacity_type": "vCPU",
                    "usage_count": 0
                },
                {
                    "capacity_type": "USER",
                    "usage_count": 22
                },
                {
                    "capacity_type": "CORE",
                    "usage_count": 176
                }
            ],
            "feature": "Switching & Routing"
        },
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Cheers,
p0wertje | VCIX6-NV | JNCIS-ENT
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