we have purchase IBM DS3500 storage with default storage logical partition license(4), we have put demo license (from IBM) which is up to 16 partition license.
i have 4 boot from SAN LUN for ESXi and 3 LUNs for data
now we have purchased the license which partition upgrade 4 to 8 and we are not able to change from the demo license to original license. Error : invalid key
IBM support team said that the demo license does not ahve any expiry
also IBM support team suggested the below options.
Shutdown the connected hosts
Go to DS manager-> premium features->logical partition license then change the key and enable
restart the servers
i am worried about any lun configuration goes out .. Please advice me.
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Re: IBM DS 3500 storage premium features - storage partition license issue2012-10-03T09:46:32Z in response to natsgpDear Nat,
if you "worried about any lun configuration goes out" save the configuration and make backup data.