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rManic
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linked mode license

Is it required to purchase additional license to use linked mode in vcenter?

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Manic

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krowczynski
Virtuoso
Virtuoso

Hi,

you need a separate license for each vcenter.






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rManic
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I have vCenter standard license and ESX end lice for 88 processors.

As of now I am using one vCenter .I planned to extend it to another site. Is it equired to buy one vCenter licenese or is there any option to buy

linked mode along with vCenter.

Inst and config doc is helpless in this case

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Manic

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krowczynski
Virtuoso
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Hi,

I also foud this information.

"In order for a VC to be linked to a VC group, it has to have a license which includes Linked Mode feature. Currently only VC Standard edition license includes this feature. So each, every VC in the Linked Mode group must have Standard edition license."

Documentation see:

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsp40_e/admin/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm#href=c_using_vcenter_serv...






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rManic
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as I laready have vCenter Standard , I no need to buy additional license, I am right?

I ma going to install second vCenter Server(will configure in linked mode) , Should I buy another vCenter license? or can I use the same license

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Manic

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rManic
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any luck?

I am expecting atleast any refferance doc.?

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Manic

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Linjo
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One license per vCenter is needed.

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rManic
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Thank you so much for your valuable info.

Can I have any refferance doc for this so as to show it to management?

I have been working out to give a solution.

I have been searching same.

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Manic

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krowczynski
Virtuoso
Virtuoso

I gave you here a link, does it not help you?

http://pubs.vmware.com/vsp40_e/admin/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm#href=c_using_vcenter_serv...






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rManic
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In that there is no info on vCenter license on linked mode

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Manic

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rManic
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I have confirrmed from the VMware sales team

need separate license for each vCenter

thanks to every one

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