Splintered off from this sub-reddit. I may not be able to try that until tomorrow night though. Rebooted the server several times. Plus all the other little bells and whistles logging, etc. You cannot license a nonblade server by using a BladeSystem license. The time was set right, so we even changed the time so verify if this will have a affect. If actual expire date is correclty shown as 90 days but you recieved mail for trial license inactive, FoD database have something issue to manage expire date for this one.
Paul, as Andy advises, hope there is a way that you won't have to make that 100 mile drive to get to the machine. For those across the Atlantic have a good evening and to those in the U. If it is in the box, its features should be available. If you want it, you have to buy it. What I'm looking to do is get back to the licenses that came with the servers.
So functionally, I think you can use trial license with 90days priod though recieved e-mail. Thank you to everybody who contributed. So it sounds like the free expired, and you're back to the default of no remote console. Same thing with the time settings, saw it in a post years ago. Didn't know there was a 30 day trial license, looks like the one in the following thread will work though -. It was a mixture of stuff i think I tried activating the Trial before I set the time then when I did set the time it must have decided that my trial period was up.
I can't find any information anywhere about why they expired so quickly, or how I reactivate them by contacting the 'support team'. I found one more thing about e-mail address of Feature on Demand question. I was hoping to activate this whilst I was with the machine but now I'm having to travel 2000 miles away without testing it. Although I could load this key successfully on one of the servers. For our remote clients we have had a good experience with Dell servers and their server products. I'm looking for the remote console during the post, not after. Because they installed that 60-day license in place of the license that came with the servers I no longer have that because the 60-day licenses expired.
Can anyone help me get back to the way things were? It's usually one or the other that is the issue. If you want to use it again ,please contact Lenovo support team. Try to be specific with your questions if possible. I want to be able to access the console of these hosts so I can remotely manage them. The cost is on par with the Intel and Dell parts when looking at them as options to the overall server configuration.
Usually FoD key site generate trial key with active 90days. I have learnt a few lessons with this one. Isn't it reasonable to expect you're not near the machine when you request the license? Our primary server product line for our local clients is for the most part Intel branded servers that we build. Hi folks, I'm a bit frustrated and I hope you can help me. Press Ctrl+P to print this page. You recieved e-mail that key have inactive.
Being able to power cycle that annoying box in the middle of the night without driving to the datacenter. Please give me your sage advice and experience. . I then put in the Key and bingo it worked locally. If you do not want to replace existing licenses, click Unlicensed in the License Information Status table to install licenses only on servers that are unlicensed. Hi Obtained the trial keys but could not apply them for a few days. Might be able to find things useful for a lab.
Yes, I am awake but not alone. It's a great help for everybody, just remember to keep the formatting please. You can only generate the trial key once. Any advice will be appreciated. Really frustrating - why do they only give you a few hours to activate it? All we need to do is configure the network setup, security settings, and the users to access the module. I then changed the ports as there is another machine in here using the same ports and added entries in the router for the required ports. I don't know, but I saw it on a forum one time and it worked on a few occasions.