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How to import and export an iDRAC license via the iDRAC web interface?

Summary: This article explains how to import and export licenses of Integrated Dell Remote Access Controllers 7, 8 and 9 (iDRAC7, iDRAC8, and iDRAC9).

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Symptoms

Before and after a replacement of the system board or when upgrading the iDRAC license for enabling more features, license management may be necessary. A method to import and export an iDRAC license is through the iDRAC web interface. Additionally, license operations can be performed using iDRAC, RACADM, WSMAN, and Lifecycle Controller-Remote Services for one-to-one license management, and Dell License Manager for one-to-many license management.

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Downloading an upgraded or replacing a lost license: iDRAC license can be downloaded from Dell Digital Locker. License keys will be stored online and can be downloaded if needed. If an existing license key in not available in the Dell Digital Locker or there is an issue with a license key, please contact Dell EMC Technical Support or Customer Care. Additional help is available for How to access your Dell Digital Locker.

How to import and export a license with iDRAC7 or iDRAC8

Export the license

For exporting the license before a replacement of the motherboard, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the iDRAC web interface
  2. Go to the Licenses tab
    iDRAC7 and iDRAC8 Licenses
  3. Select Export from the drop-down menu under License Options to export all licenses.
    iDRAC7 and iDRAC8 Export Licenses
  4. Make sure that you save the license xml-file to an accessible location.

To import the license

Follow these steps to import an iDRAC license:

  1. Make sure that you have stored the license xml-file to an accessible location
  2. Enter the iDRAC web interface
  3. Go to the Licenses tab
    iDRAC7 and iDRAC8 Licenses
  4. Select Import from the drop-down menu under License Options to import the license
    iDRAC7 and iDRAC8 Import Licenses

Importing a Digital License using iDRAC7 and iDRAC8


How to import and export a license with iDRAC 9

Export the license

For exporting the license before a replacement of the motherboard, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the iDRAC web interface
  2. Go to the Configuration
  3. Select Export from the drop-down menu under License Options to export all licenses
  4. Make sure that you save the license xml-file to an accessible location
    iDRAC9 Export Licenses

Import the license

Follow these steps to import an iDRAC license:


iDRAC9 Import Licenses
  1. Make sure that you have stored the license xml-file to an accessible location
  2. Enter the iDRAC web interface
  3. Go to the Configuration
  4. Select Import from the drop-down menu under License Options to import the license

Importing an iDRAC9 License

Cause

Dell EMC

Resolution

Dell Technologies

Article Properties


Affected Product

iDRAC7, iDRAC8, iDRAC9

Last Published Date

21 Apr 2021

Version

8

Article Type

Solution

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