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Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

  • 1.  Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

    Posted 04-02-2019 11:37 AM
    Hi Guys,

    I'm trying to setup cross-vcenter NSX. However, I can't install NSX to ESXi in secondary site. Error as below, please advise. thx u








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    Sean Ning
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  • 2.  RE: Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

    Posted 04-03-2019 11:54 AM
    ​Sean,

    The NSX license has to be divided between the 2 sites.  For example, if you have 1 license for 20 CPU, this would need to be divided into 2 licenses (one for each site) containing the CPU count to cover each site respectively.

    If this is a VMUG Adv license, you can probably use the same license key for each site, unless the sites are connected via Enhanced Linked Mode.  If this is the case, separate license keys would be required.

    Hope this helps,

    Chris DePetro

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    Chris Depetro
    Engineer
    Presidio Networked Solutions
    Dublin OH
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  • 3.  RE: Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

    Posted 04-04-2019 11:52 AM
    In my production stack it looks like the NSX license is assigned as a "solution" for all NSX Managers in the Enhanced Linked mode section. I just have one license with the full socket count on it. So this should just work for Sean.

    Sean - are the vCenters linked together?

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    John Koch
    SUNY Empire State College
    Saratoga Springs NY
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  • 4.  RE: Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

    Posted 04-04-2019 08:01 PM
    Hi John,

    thx u. we have same setup.
    Issue resolved, the secondary nsx manager DNS pointed to wrong IP.

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    Sean Ning
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  • 5.  RE: Cross vCenter license for Secondary NSX Manager issue

    Posted 04-04-2019 08:35 AM
    Edited by Marcos Fonseca 04-04-2019 08:36 AM
    Verifique o licenciamento se está em conformidade com as suas licenças disponíveis, licenças do NSX deve ser divididas entre os dois sites. Esse erro é relativo a licença não encontrada. Espero poder ter ajudado de alguma forma!

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    Marcos Fonseca
    Central IT
    Brasília
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