IBM Support - Licensing
This web page helps you request specific license keys for IBM software products.
Most IBM software products require specific license keys in order to use them.
These instructions guide you to the IBM License Key Center and the online service for generating and managing your license keys.
Note: Passport Advantage includes authorized user activation kits for some products in which case the IBM License Key Center is not required.
|Manage your license keys
|Open a support case
|Getting started after your purchase
Get Started with your IBM Software Purchase
|Review frequently asked questions
Questions and answers regarding the License Key Center and license keys FAQ - English .
|Download software or media
Log in to Passport Advantage to download the product after your purchase. Passport Advantage also includes authorized user activation kits for some products.
|Download fixes and patches
Log in to Fix Central to download fixes, patches, and services releases for licensing.
|Identify the type of key used with products
Identify the type of key used by IBM products by using the attached spreadsheet
|Get help for Business Partners
IBM PartnerWorld members contact theIBM Partner Support Desk for help with regarding access or questions about License Key Center.
|Browse licensing technotes
You can find the answers to many common licensing questions and maintenance renewal in the IBM support knowledge base. You can easily find articles about licensing by navigating to the IBM Support Community and searching for "Rational licensing" in the search box.